Unwind the Belly – Peter Melnychuk, RMT – resumes work 18 June 2020  

Unwind the Belly at Larocque Health Centre (Wed & Fri, & most Sat mornings) text or  (780) 482-8960 

Unwind the Belly at Cura Physical Therapies (Tues & Thurs), text or  (780) 443-4473

Chi Nei Tsang, Viceral & Other Body Work

Unwinding the Belly refers to several specialized bodywork practices that may involve touching your belly.

Peter Melynchuk

Peter TS Melnychuk, RMT

Peter Melnychuk, RMT, has run a private massage practice specializing in visceral bodywork since 2000. He is recognized for his skill, effectiveness, wit, and his compassion. Peter has extensive training and long clinical experience in the fields of Visceral Manipulation, Chi Nei Tsang, & Neural Manipulation.


Visceral Manipulation

Visceral Manipulation (VM)

Visceral Manipulation is a soft touch therapy that improves your health by gently working to improve the function of your internal organs.

Visceral Manipulation has benefitted those with

  • IBS (irritable bowel syndrome), constipation, diarrhea
  • indigestion, bloating, gas
  • acid reflux, GERD, heartburn, gastritis
  • hiatal hernia
  • post-surgical pain (eg, hysterectomy, caesarean, appendectomy) due to scar tissue, adhesions
  • bladder issues – stress incontinence, urinary urgency, or frequency
  • thoracic pain, abdominal pain, pelvic pain
  • dysmenorrhea, painful periods
  • infertility
  • gall bladder, liver issues
  • headaches
  • soft tissue injuries, whiplash, seatbelt injuries
  • back pain, neck pain, hip pain
  • j-pouch, pouchitis
  • Crohn’s, colitis,
  • asthma, certain breathing or respiratory difficulties
Chi Nei Tsang Body Work

Chi Nei Tsang (CNT)

Chi Nei Tsang (pronounced chee-nayt-song) is a traditional oriental bodywork that invigorates digestion (physical & emotional), & clears stagnant energy in the body core.

CNT has benefitted those with:

  • IBS (irritable bowel syndrome), constipation, diarrhea,
  • indigestion, bloating, gas
  • heartburn, GERD, acid reflux
  • hiatal hernia
  • chronic abdominal pain
  • post-surgical pain (e.g., hysterectomy, caesarean, appendectomy) due to scar tissue, adhesions
  • soft tissue injuries (after accidents – motor vehicle, sports)
  • physical pain with an emotional root
  • stress, anxiety attacks, insomnia
  • low back pain, hip pain, sacroiliac pain
Neural Manipulation

Neural Manipulation (NM)

Neural Manipulation is a precise, very soft touch body therapy which releases pinched nerves (fixations) typically in the cranium, the neck, limbs, or around the internal organs.

NM has benefitted those with:

  • soft tissue pain, injury after car accidents or physical trauma
  • neck pain
  • frozen shoulder, shoulder pain
  • leg pain, hip pain, certain knee pains
  • arm pain, elbow pain, wrist pain
  • headaches
  • anxiety
  • insomnia
  • low back pain (sciatica, sacroiliac pain)
  • repetitive strain injury (carpal tunnel syndrome, tennis or golf elbow)
  • certain joint pains
Total Body Modification

TBM (Total Body Modification)

TBM uses muscle testing & acupressure sequences to help people reduce or eliminate their food, environmental & chemical allergies, sensitivities and intolerances. 

TBM has benefitted those with

  • dietary allergies & intolerances
  • environmental allergies & intolerances
  • chemical allergies & intolerances
  • fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue
  • stress, anxiety, insomnia
Tok Sen

Tok Sen

Tok Sen is a remarkably relaxing & energizing traditional Thai therapy that uses a wooden mallet & tools to rhythmically tap away tension from tight tired muscles.

Tok Sen has benefitted those with:

  • neck pain & tension
  • back pain & tension
  • leg or arm pain and tension
  • muscular tension
  • fatigue, low energy
  • difficulty relaxing
  • buried physical trauma
  • stubborn injuries that have resisted other therapies