Riverside Therapeutics

Melanie Peddle (RMT, SMT(cc))

Melanie Peddle RMT, SMT(cc) – registered massage therapist, sport massage therapist (certification candidate)
Originally from Labrador City, Melanie graduated from the ICT Massage Therapy program offered through Compu College in 2009. She brings a broad range of knowledge and interests to her practice.  Her interest in health, human anatomy and physiology have helped to guide the direction of her career over the past 10 years as she has obtained experience through practices based in both spa settings and multidisciplinary/ rehabilitative clinics.

Melanie has extensive experience in the field of massage therapy. She has treated a range of ailments from sports-related injuries to postural imbalances, chronic conditions, and specific injuries including sprains, strains, tendonitis, headaches, low back or neck spasms.

Melanie uses a wide range of techniques including deep tissue massage, cupping, active release techniques, myofascial techniques, joint mobilizations, trigger point therapy, hydrotherapy, and therapeutic exercises.   Helping people stay active and pain free is what she tries to help accomplish within her treatments.

Some continuing education courses that Melanie has completed are:

  • Myofascial cupping
  • Myofascial stretching
  • Prenatal massage
  • Reiki
  • Athletic taping

Some areas of Massage Therapy that interest Mel are Sports and Exercise Massage, Rehabilitation Massage and women’s health. Melanie is currently working towards certification with the Canadian Sport Massage Therapist Association, which will provide many opportunities to work with athletes of all levels both on the field and in clinic helping them to perform optimally. She is currently practicing at Riverside Therapeutics on Waterford Bridge Rd; an Orthopaedic & Sports Injury clinic.

Melanie is currently an active member with the College of Massage Therapists of Newfoundland and Labrador (CMTNL), The Newfoundland and Labrador Massage Therapist Association (NLMTA) and the Canadian Sport Massage Therapist Association (CSMTA)

Mel tries to live by the active motto that she teaches to her clients by focusing her active free time on weight training, and describes herself as a ‘casual’ runner- which she’ll openly admit she does ‘for the bling’.

She is also a mom to cute little redhead boy, Grady.

You can contact Melanie at mpeddle@riversidewellness.ca

To book an appointment contact (709) 757 3310 or info@riversidewellness.ca

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