What is Massage Therapy?

The practice of Massage therapy is the assessment of the 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 is a regulated health care profession governed by the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario. Massage therapists have completed 2-3 years of health science, therapeutic Massage and remedial exercise training.

Registered Massage Therapist (R.M.T.) explained.

To practice as a Registered Massage Therapist in Ontario, an individual must complete a minimum 2200-hour course at a government approved massage therapy school and successfully pass provincial certification exams.

After meeting the CMTO’s standards, the individual becomes a member of the Regulated Health Professions Act (RHPA) and can legally practice in Ontario.

Areas of study include Anatomy, Physiology, Pathology, Assessment, Clinical studies, Treatments, Remedial Exercise, Neurology, Systems Anatomy, Pathophysiology, Kinesiology, Nutrition, Business, Research, and ethics.

We offer variety of Massage Therapy services to our valuable clients.

Our massage therapists employ therapeutic massage to improve circulation, increase lymphatic flow, address specific muscle soreness and assist you to maintain wellbeing.

Therapeutic massage also makes you feel great, as a result of the release of natural endorphins and the reduction in cortisone levels (the stress hormone).

In addition to massage for general health and wellbeing, we treat chronic back pain and other musculoskeletal pain, including pain caused by arthritis and pregnancy, headaches, sports injuries and insomnia.

Physical Benefits of Massage Therapy:

- Helps relieve muscle tension and stiffness
- Decrease muscle spasm
- Increase joint range of motion and joint flexibility
- Corrects posture
- Enhances the health of the skin due to increase of circulation
- Normalize Blood Pressure
- Promotes easier and deeper breathing
- Alleviates discomfort during pregnancy
- Boost athletic performance as well as prepare for, and recover from, strenuous workouts
- Improves circulation of blood as well as movement of lymph fluids
- Enhance immune system by stimulating lymph flow—the body’s natural defense system
- Relieve migraine pain and headaches

Mental Benefits of Massage Therapy:

- Promotes feeling of well being
- Reduces anxiety
- Decreases depression
- Encourages peace of mind
- Encourages concentration, calm thinking and creativity
- Promotes relaxed state of mental alertness
- Helps relieve mental stress as well as improves ability to resist to stress.