Our Practitioners

Janet Butler RMT Comox Valley

Janet Butler, RMT

Janet graduated from the West Coast College of Massage Therapy in 1991 and worked in Richmond until 1997. After moving back to Courtenay she opened a clinic out of her house for a year before joining Braidwood Massage in 1998. Janet became part owner in 2005.

Janet specializes in Fascial Release Technique and Somatics, but also does Muscle Energy and Sports massage.

She looks forward to taking workshops to learn new techniques and gain knowledge.

Jeff Tough RMT

Jeff Tough, RMT

Jeff is very pleased to be part of the exceptional team and services at Braidwood Massage Therapy. He has over thirty years of experience in human services with troubled youth, developmentally handicapped adults, frail elderly people, para and quadriplegics, those suffering from an acquired brain injury and individuals with mental health conditions. He Graduated in 2005 from Centennial College Health Sciences, Ontario and owned and operated a massage therapy practice in Parry Sound, Ontario 2007-2018. Other training and interests include commercial wheat grass growing, laser therapy for pain; being an active musician  wannabe singer songwriter and spending time with his grandchildren.

  • Practices Swedish Massage, including myo-fascial release, trigger point therapy, active release, deep tissue and relaxation techniques.
  • Level 1 training complete in Manual Lymph Drainage, Visceral Manipulation, and CranioSacral modalities.
  • Jeff is passionate about massage therapy as an integral part of the healing process.
  • Available for early morning, evening and weekend appointments as needed.
Brooke McDonald RMT

Brooke McDonald, RMT

Brooke has been a Registered Massage Therapist since 2014. Coupled with his love of sports and commitment to helping others, Brooke decided to leave his previous work in trades, to start a career in health and wellness.

He is passionate about working with clients to improve their health. Brooke's areas of interest include headache management, stress reduction, management for low back pain, and active stretching to relieve tight muscles from everyday use or injuries from overuse.

At the end of the day, he finds such fulfillment in knowing he has helped make his clients feel better. In Brooke's spare time, he enjoys cycling, hiking, kickboxing, competing in triathlons, and spending quality time with his wife and two sons.