What is Massage Therapy?
Registered Massage Therapy is the assessment and treatment of the soft tissues of the body. It provides an alternative health option to help alleviate soft tissue discomfort. This discomfort may be associated with everyday and occupational stresses, in addition to muscle overuse or chronic pain syndromes. A typical treatment involves hands on manipulation of the body’s soft tissue, including your muscles, tendons, ligaments and joints.
Registered Massage Therapy is non-invasive and most importantly, safe and effective at providing relief from injuries. For instance it can be used to treat muscle strain, a sprained ankle or tight shoulders. In addition, our Massage Therapists use treatment as a preventative measure, preventing injuries and overuse. A variety of techniques may be used within your treatment depending on your needs and preference. As a result of treatment your muscles will have the ability to function more optimally in addition to decreased pain. In short, massage is an effective tool to help you along your health journey. Let us do the work so you can be at your best!
How can Massage Therapy help me?
Massage therapy not only treats those parts of your body which are a problem, it also affects your whole metabolism by normalizing your circulatory, muscular and nervous systems. A massage treatment can benefit people of all ages and conditions. Massage Therapy is a safe and effective treatment which is widely used to help people obtain relief from many specific ailments including, but not restricted to:
- Muscle pain or restrictions
- Chronic pain
- Sports injuries
- TMJ dysfunction
- Swelling and inflammation
- Migraine or tension headaches
- Joint pain (i.e. arthritis)
- Anxiety or Depression
- Tendonitis or Bursitis
- Digestive & bowel problems