Registered Massage Therapy

Registered Massage Therapy

“The practice of Massage Therapy is the assessment of soft tissue and joints of the body and the treatment and prevention of dysfunction, injury, pain and physical disorders of the soft tissues and joints by manual and physical methods to develop, maintain, rehabilitate or augment physical function to relieve pain and promote health.” – CMTBC

Massage Therapy is the use of integrated manual techniques as well as client education which includes:

  • Stretching
  • Strengthening
  • Postural education exercises

All of which help with recovery, maintenance, and prevention of pain or injury.
Benefits of Massage Therapy

  • Decrease stress, increase relaxation
  • Pain management
  • Decrease muscle tension and stiffness
  • Increase joint range of motion
  • Increase circulation
  • Increase local tissue healing
  • Decrease swelling and scar tissue formation

Massage Therapy can also provide relief for many conditions such as:

  • Migraine and tension headaches
  • Whiplash
  • Tendonitis
  • Pregnancy
  • Symptomatic relief for Firbromyalgia, Parkinson’s, Multiple Sclerosis, Post-polio Syndrome
  • Arthritis
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Sprains and strains
  • Constipation
  • Entrapment/compression syndromes (Golfer/tennis elbow, carpal tunnel syndrome)
  • Illiotibial band contractures
  • Sciatica
  • TMJ dysfunction
  • Depression
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