Registered Massage Therapy

What is Massage Therapy?

Massage therapy is a treatment in which the soft tissues of the body are manipulated to release pain and tension; this includes muscles, tendons, connective tissues, joints and ligaments.

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Benefits of Massage Therapy

Maintaining regular massage therapy appointments can be incredibly beneficial. Increasing lymphatic drainage, improving circulation, eliminating or at least reducing bodily pains, increasing joint mobility, and lessening the effects of muscle tension are just some of the ways that massage therapy can help.

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Registered Massage Therapy at Our Clinics

For the health and safety of patients, massage therapy at our clinics is always administered by a Registered Massage Therapist (RMT).

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Registered Massage Therapist

Registered Massage therapist of Ontario

 

Frequently Asked Questions About Registered Massage Therapy

How often should you book a massage therapy appointment?
Frequency of massage treatments depends on the needs of the individual client. Some clients seeking massage for general maintenance, stress relief, or computer/work posture will come every 3-5 weeks. Other clients who are working through an injury may come weekly or every other week until their injuries are resolved.
What are some massage therapy techniques?
All Registered Massage Therapists are trained in Swedish Massage Techniques which include: long strokes, kneading, friction, tapping, percussion, vibration, effleurage and shaking motions. Many of these are usually (no always) done using hands, and lotion or oil and performed directly on the clients skin.
How does massage therapy help stress?
The physiological effects that most commonly occur during a massage to help reduce stress include increased endorphins, serotonin and dopamine, decreased cortisol and increased tissue elasticity. These all help to reduce stress.
What is the best massage therapy?
The best massage therapy is the one that works for you. Every massage therapist brings their own unique philosophy, touch and experience to the treatment. Finding a therapist that you can connect with and you feel is addressing your treatment goals is optimal for health.
Can massage therapy help back pain?
Depending on the cause of back pain, massage therapy can help reduce pain, spasm, inflammation and improve comfort and function.
Can massage therapy help with sciatica?
Massage therapy can help to reduce the tense muscles of the low back which can be associated with sciatic pain. It is very effective with treating pseudosciatica by reducing the compression of the sciatic nerve by the pirifromis muscle.
Can massage therapy help ms?
Massage can help to relieve MS by reducing the painful symptoms such as stress, muscle spasticity and stiffness.