BENEFITS OF MASSAGE THERAPY

There are tremendous benefits to be achieved through regular Massage Therapy treatments from a Registered Massage Therapist. Whether your need is to have a moment of relaxation, reduce muscle tension or attain relief from chronic pain, a Therapeutic Massage can enhance your overall sense of emotional and physical well-being.

Massage Therapy

Massage Therapy can be an important part of your health maintenance plan by:

  • Reducing or eliminating areas of discomfort and pain
  • Improving joint mobility
  • Improving circulation
  • Improving lymphatic drainage
  • Reducing muscular tension
  • Physically increasing muscle flexibility
  • Decreasing stress levels
  • Improving respiratory function
  • Improving immune system function
  • Increasing body awareness

Massage Therapy can be used for the treatment of acute, sub acute and chronic conditions. RMTs can work with a wide variety of patients, of all ages, in the treatment of illness, injury rehabilitation and disability.

Massage Therapists use their knowledge of physiology and anatomy to combine traditional Swedish and modern Massage Therapy techniques with other therapies to treat their clients. There has been a wide variety of research, published in peer reviewed journals, proving the benefits of Massage Therapy for various conditions.

The following is a list of conditions for which Massage Therapy, when provided by a Registered Massage Therapist, can prove beneficial:

  • Anxiety and depression
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma and Emphysema
  • Back, leg, and neck pain
  • Breast/Chest massage (due to mastectomy, surgery, etc)
  • Bursitis (shoulder, hip, knee)
  • Cancer symptoms
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome (repetitive strain)
  • Chronic Fatigue syndrome
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Disc Bulging/Herniation
  • Dislocations
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fractures and Edema (swelling)
  • Frozen Shoulder
  • Gastrointestinal disorders
  • Headaches (Migraine & Tension)
  • Hyperlordosis/Hyperkyphosis
  • IT Band Contracture
  • Inflammatory conditions such as arthritis and bursitis
  • Insomnia
  • Joint Dysfunction
  • Knee Injuries
  • Kyphosis and Scoliosis
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Muscle tension & spasms
  • Muscle tension and spasm
  • Myofascial Pain
  • Palliative care
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Postural dysfunctions
  • Post-surgical rehabilitation
  • Pregnancy and labour support
  • Repetitive Strain Injury
  • Respiratory conditions
  • Scoliosis
  • Sports injuries
  • Strains and sprains
  • Stress
  • Stroke
  • Tendinitis
  • TMJ Disorders
  • Whiplash
  • Anxiety and depression
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma and Emphysema
  • Back, leg, and neck pain
  • Breast/Chest massage (due to mastectomy, surgery, etc)
  • Bursitis (shoulder, hip, knee)
  • Cancer symptoms
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome (repetitive strain)
  • Chronic Fatigue syndrome
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Disc Bulging/Herniation
  • Dislocations
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fractures and Edema (swelling)
  • Frozen Shoulder
  • Gastrointestinal disorders
  • Headaches (Migraine & Tension)
  • Hyperlordosis/Hyperkyphosis
  • IT Band Contracture
  • Inflammatory conditions such as arthritis and bursitis
  • Insomnia
  • Joint Dysfunction
  • Knee Injuries
  • Kyphosis and Scoliosis
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Muscle tension & spasms
  • Muscle tension and spasm
  • Myofascial Pain
  • Palliative care
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Postural dysfunctions
  • Post-surgical rehabilitation
  • Pregnancy and labour support
  • Repetitive Strain Injury
  • Respiratory conditions
  • Scoliosis
  • Sports injuries
  • Strains and sprains
  • Stress
  • Stroke
  • Tendinitis
  • TMJ Disorders
  • Whiplash

Massage Therapy can also be used as part of a preventative care program. This includes sports training, injury prevention, ongoing stress management, and more!

Together, you and your Therapist will develop a treatment plan based on your needs. The treatment plan can be changed at any time and you have no obligation to undergo any part of treatment. Your treatment begins after you’ve given your informed consent.

If you have any questions about Massage Therapy, please call our clinic to chat with an RMT. 519-565-4711

For more information about Massage Therapy and the profession, check out the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario’s webpage: www.cmto.com

Clinic Hours:

We are open during the following hours:

Monday:11:00 am - 7 pm
Tuesday:11:00 am - 7 pm
Wednesday:10:00 am - 6 pm
Thursday:8:30 am - 4 pm
Friday:8:30 am - 2 pm
Saturday:By Appointment Only
Sunday:CLOSED

*Please note we do not do house calls
Gift Certificates:

Massage Therapy makes a great gift!  You can purchase a gift certificate at the time of your appointment or call the clinic at:
(519) 565-4711

Address:

Massage Therapy on The Square
8 The Square
P.O. Box 91
Bayfield, ON N0M 1G0

Phone:

Please call for inquiries: (519) 565-4711

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