Adrienne initially joined the Hammonds Plains Physiotherapy team in 2015 and was with us for two years. She later returned to continue working with us in 2019 after having two beautiful baby girls. Adrienne grew up in Ontario and moved to Nova Scotia in 2009. She took the massage therapy program and graduated from ICT Northumberland College in 2013. While in school she took courses in Myofascial release, Thai massage and pregnancy massage. Since then she has continued her education with Cupping, Indian Head Massage and Guasha Therapy courses. Adrienne feels that everyone can benefit from massage and with her rounded approach to treatments she will leave you with an experience to enjoy. 

dedication and commitment to helping others, this award was chosen by fellow graduates. Ginger is a member in good standing with the Massage Therapy Association of Nova Scotia (MTANS). Ginger is skilled in providing therapeutic as well as relaxation massage, using techniques such as, but not limited to, General Swedish Massage, myofacial therapy, trigger point therapy, lymphatic drainage, deep tissue massage, passive angular stretching, Jade Stone Treatment, remedial exercise and orthopedic testing. Ginger was born and raised in a small community in Labrador. Her passion for massage therapy arose when she witnessed firsthand its healing effects. She strongly believes that the key to the success and positive outcome of any therapeutic massage treatment is that of a strong, trusting and comfortable relationship between therapist and client. Ginger looks forward to meeting you and working with you to create a treatment plan tailored specifically to your goal.

Ginger Ryland, Registered Massage Therapist

Adrienne Backman, Registered Massage Therapist

Ginger joined the Hammonds Plains Physiotherapy team in March 2015. Ginger is an honors graduate of the Canadian College of Massage and Hydrotherapy (CCMH), Halifax Campus. As an honors student she was the recipient of the MTANS Award for best exemplifying the qualities of a professional Massage Therapist, this award was determined by the College Faculty. Ginger also received the CCMH Team Player Award for the student that exemplified extraordinary