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Active Approach Health & Wellness Centre – Cape Breton

Available Services


This therapy starts by understanding your history and conducting a thorough physical exam and diagnosis. The treatments are then customized to swiftly and permanently address your specific injury or condition.


If you suffer from any type of pain, are recovering from a surgery or motor vehicle accident, or are looking to become more active, physiotherapy can help you achieve your goals.

Massage Therapy

Our therapeutic massage is designed to support your body’s healing process, prevent injuries, and provide targeted care to address specific concerns.

Our Team

Dr. Richard Thompson

Dr. Richard Thompson

Chiropractor (Cape Breton)

Megan White

Megan White

Massage Therapy (Cape Breton)

Paul Travis

Paul Travis

Physiotherapy (Cape Breton)

Available Therapies

Active Release Techniques®

  • Addresses soft-tissue tension, adhesion, and contracture
  • Effective for chronic repetitive strain injuries or acute sprains/strains
  • Decreases pain, stiffness, and tissue dysfunction
  • Improves range of motion and muscle tissue performance
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Contemporary Medical Acupuncture

  • Stimulates healing in both acute and chronic injury
  • Natural treatment options for reducing pain and inflammation
  • Supported by research for the treatment of osteoarthritis

MedX® Low-Level Laser Therapy

  • Fast, safe, and very effective
  • Decreases healing time
  • Effective for osteoarthritis, tendonitis, muscle strains, and ligament sprains
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Graston Technique®

  • Provides improved diagnostic ability & accuracy
  • Fosters faster rehabilitation/recovery
  • Resolves chronic conditions thought to be permanent

Joint Manipulation & Mobilization

  • Highly controlled, pain-free, low-risk therapy
  • Often, immediate improvements occur when the joint is the pain-causing structure
  • Part of a broader treatment plan, not a stand-alone therapy
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Cupping Therapy

  • Increase local circulation
  • Decrease fascial restrictions
  • Soothes sore and tired muscles

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Active Approach Health & Wellness Centre – Cape Breton is located at 53 Prince St., between Bentinck St and Charlotte St. Parking is available at the corner of Prince St. and the Esplanade or metered parking along Prince St.