What is Massage Therapy?
The practice of massage therapy is regulated under the Regulated Health Professions Act, 1991 (RHPA) and is therefore a Regulated Health Profession. Only individuals who have completed the requisite training and have met the strict competency requirements of the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario (CMTO) can call themselves a “Massage Therapist” or a “Registered Massage Therapist”.
What is a trigger point?
What can I expect when I receive a massage?
Can I receive massage therapy during pregnancy?
Finding the right therapist is very important with pregnancy treatments just because of the nature of the condition since pregnant woman’s body goes through various physiological and anatomical changes during the pregnancy in multiple stages. The knowledge and the experience is very crucial with treatments, even the positioning matters. Our Therapists are well experienced and specialized in pregnancy treatments also they integrate their treatments with Obstetricians and Gynecologists
Where will my massage therapy take place?
Will the massage oils used make me break out?
How does Massage Therapy work?
Do I need a prescription for treatments at Therapy One?
How often should I have massage therapy?
I know what is my condition, should I still need to be assessed when I come in for the initial physiotherapy/chiropractic session?
Should I see a Massage Therapist, Physiotherapist or a Chiropractor for my condition? How do I know what is the right treatment for my condition?
Can I see a physiotherapist for wellness and active life style?
Once you go to the Chiropractor, You’ll always have to go, is that true?
The benefits of Massage Therapy are temporary?
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When do you need a physiotherapist?
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Falling behind on your New Year’s resolutions?
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