Andrew Eglen

Massage Therapist Andrew Eglen

Andrew completed his education in massage therapy at West Coast College of Massage Therapy.  He was motivated to pursue a career in massage therapy after experiencing the benefits, first hand, as a patient many years ago.  For Andrew, the most satisfying part of being a massage therapist is seeing the positive results treatment can bring for his patients.

While Andrew is trained in numerous massage techniques (swedish, sports massage, trigger point therapy, pregnancy massage, etc.), Andrew’s treatment philosophy is based on therapist-patient communication.  Whether it’s the amount of pressure he applies, or the technique he uses, Andrew believes active and ongoing communication is necessary to understand his patient’s needs and help them achieve their desired outcomes.

When not at the clinic, Andrew enjoys trying out new recipes in the kitchen or hosting family and friends for a meal.  In the spring and summer, you can often find Andrew hiking through our local mountains, or “chilling” at the beach.  Andrew also loves watching sports, and is an avid Canucks fan.

Shockwave Therapy Now Available

Shockwave is a non-invasive form of treatment that has been around for 20 years now, initially being used to treat kidney stones. Shockwave produces acoustic waves that help in treating a number of musculoskeletal conditions, especially in those chronic situations...

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Linda, Retired RN

Krystie, I really appreciate all the care that you’ve given me and I’m truly grateful to have you as my physiotherapist. Thank you for everything that you do. read more


Update: July 1, 2021

As the Province of BC enters Step 3 of the restart plan, things will mostly remain status quo at PhysioLife.  Changes are as follows:

  1. based on guidelines published by the College of Massage Therapists of BC, masks inside massage treatment rooms are no longer mandatory.  Masks do not need to be worn if and only if both patient and therapist mutually agree.  If you would like your therapist to wear a mask, they will.  If your therapist would like their patients to wear a mask, we kindly ask for your cooperation.  Masks must still be worn in all common areas of the clinic, so please keep bringing your masks!
  2. Our waiting room will be open on a limited basis (yay!)

All other COVID-19/communicable disease guidelines remain in place, and can be viewed on our website.  Our profession is governed by the College of Physical Therapists of BC and the College of Massage therapists of BC.  The rules and regulations passed down from these Colleges supersede any WorkSafeBC requirements which are imposed on the general population.  Therefore, we can only relax restrictions once our Colleges approve.  Our setting is a healthcare setting which is a high risk environment, even if masks are worn.  As the summer progresses, we hope to receive new guidance from our Colleges which will allow us to ease some of our other protocols.  However, we will only do so if we believe it will not interfere with the health and safety of our therapists, staff, and patients.

Thank you for your continued support.  We hope everyone stays healthy.

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