Massage Therapy is hands-on manipulation of the soft tissues of the body; such as muscles, connective tissue, tendons, ligaments and joints. Massage treatment has a therapeutic effect on the body by acting on the muscular, nervous and circulatory systems.
Our registered massage therapists (RMT) combine traditional swedish and modern massage therapy techniques with exercise and other therapies to treat their clients.
Benefits of massage
- Injuries involving strains and sprains
- Low back and neck pain
- Insomnia related to stress
- Myofascial pain syndrome
- Temporomandibular joint pain
- Digestive issues such as constipation
Manual Lymph Drainage (MLD) is a specific form of therapeutic massage developed in 1932 that is gentle, non-invasive, and has a powerful effect on the body stimulating the lymphatic system.
MLD is highly effective in treating pre/post-surgery edema (swelling); lymphedema; post cancer edema; acute sprains/strains; swelling associated with chronic pain and fatigue; pregnancy edema etc.
A style of massage that uses long rythmical strokes and circular kneading to address tissue tightness and/or induce a relaxation response. Swedish massage can be modified to be more relaxing or more focused and therapeutic. Your therapist will assess how to best approach this to meet your individual goals. At any time during the session if you experience discomfort, do not hesitate to inform your therapist.