Assessment First Massage and Lymphatics

Clinic Owner & Operator

Rosemarie (Marie) Trafford graduated in July 2009 from the two-year full-time program at Western College of Remedial Massage Therapies Inc. in Regina, Saskatchewan.  That included 2,700 hours of training in orthopaedic assessment and treatment of related discoveries.  

Marie has continued training adding hours of online and in-person courses in:

  • Pain Science (Explain Pain) as taught by Lorimer Mosley
  • Dermoneuromodulation as taught by Diane Jacobs
  • Certified Lymphedema and Complete Decongestive Therapist through the Academy of Lymphatic Studies (ACOLS) founded by Joachim Zuther
  • Lymphatic Drainage - 4 levels as taught by Dr. Bruno Chikly 
  • Chronic Pain Management for RMTs as taught by Eric Purves, B.Sc., RMT
  • Scar tissue management as taught by Nancy Keeney-Smith  and Catherine Ryan
  • Oncology massage therapy as taught by Greet the Day & Gayle MacDonald & Susan Salvo
  • Mental Health First Aid
  • Crainiosacral Therapy (CST) level 1
  • Prenatal/pregnancy massage as taught by Janie Lysack and Wellington College of Remedial Massage Therapy
  • Nerve Mobilization for the upper and lower extremities as well as a head, neck and jaw master class as taught by Doug Alexander
  • Migraine and tension headache treatment as taught by David Zulak
  • Numerous other courses over the years

Marie is a member in good standing with the Natural Health Practitioners of Canada (NHPC) and an Associate Member of the Massage Therapist Association of Saskatchewan (MTAS).

Assessment First Remedial Massage Therapy is at

Nexus Orthotics, 101 - 266 4 Street SW, Medicine Hat, AB T1A 4E5