Massage Therapy

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Massage Therapy
Massage therapy is the assessment and the manipulation of soft tissues to provide a therapeutic effect. Soft tissues include muscles, fascia, tendons, ligaments, and joint capsules. Massage therapy is a treatment used to help alleviate soft tissue disorders associated with postural strain, occupational stress, muscular over-use syndromes, and chronic pain. If accessed early it has the ability to reduce painful muscular patterning.

Benefits of Massage Therapy
• Myofascial release
• Muscle relaxation
• Improves circulation
• Decreases pain
• Increases flexibility
• Breakdown of scar tissue
• Overall feeling of wellbeing

 

Common Conditions Treated by Massage Therapy
• Neck and Back Pain
• Tendonitis/Bursitis
• Sport Injuries
• Sprains and Strains
• Pre and Post Surgical Care
• Motor Vehicle Accident Injuries
• Arthritic Conditions
• Osteoporosis
• Work Related Injuries
• Degenerative Joint Disease
• Fractures
• Foot Disorders
• Headaches
• Neurological Conditions
• Pediatric Conditions
• Pre/Postnatal care
• TMJ dysfunction

Professional Associations

College of Massage Therapists of Ontario 

Registered Massage Therapists’ Association of Ontario