Massage Therapy

A therapeutic touch, the very first step to a healthy lifestyle

  • The practice of Massage Therapy is the assessment of soft tissue and joints of the body and the treatment and prevention of physical dysfunction and pain of the soft tissue and joints by manipulation to develop, maintain, rehabilitate or augment physical function, or relieve pain. (Massage Therapy Act, 1991)  Massage Therapy can be preventative or restorative, helping to maintain, rehabilitate physical function or relieve pain
  • Massage therapy is a regulated health care profession in Ontario.
  • All Registered Massage Therapists complete two to three year education recognized by the government of  Ontario and they are members of  College of Massage Therapists of    Ontario
  • Registered Massage  Therapist must have a registration number which is shown on their membership certificate and identification card.
  • Only the members of the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario are permitted to use the protected title ‘Massage Therapist’.
  • Massage therapy consists primarily of hands-on manipulation of the soft tissues of the body, specifically, the muscles, connective tissue, tendons, ligaments and joints for the purpose of optimizing health. Various specialized movements of the hands, over the skin or clothes, make up the Massage Therapy treatment. The Massage Therapist will work with your level of pain tolerance during the treatment
  • Massage therapy consists primarily of hands-on manipulation of the soft tissues of the body, specifically, the muscles, connective tissue, tendons, ligaments and joints for the purpose of optimizing health. Various specialized movements of the hands, over the skin or clothes, make up the Massage Therapy treatment. The Massage Therapist will work with your level of pain tolerance during the treatment
  • Massage therapy treatment has a therapeutic effect on the body and optimizes health and well-being by acting on the muscular, nervous and circulatory systems. Physical function can be developed, maintained and improved; and physical dysfunction and pain and the effects of stress can be relieved or prevented through the use of Massage Therapy.
  • Modern massage techniques can be traced back to the 1700′s and the development of Swedish massage, the first systematic method of therapeutic massage based on physiology. Today’s Massage Therapists use their knowledge of anatomy and physiology to combine traditional and modern Massage Therapy techniques with exercise and other therapies to treat their clients.

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