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ABOUT REGISTERED MASSAGE THERAPY

All of our Massage Practitioners are Registered Massage Therapists (RMTs).

 

Massage Therapy involves the manipulation of the soft tissues of the body, including muscles, connective tissues, tendons, ligaments and joints.

 

It can prevent and help alleviate discomforts associated with everyday and occupational stresses, as well as muscular overuse and many chronic pain conditions. Everyone from athletes to executives and people of all ages can benefit.

 

Massage helps restore normal functioning of the body by improving circulation and flexibility while decreasing musculo-skeletal tension and pain.

In stress related conditions, it can relieve tension headaches and reduce the physical effects of occupational stress and fatigue. It has an overall tonic effect on the body and promotes a general feeling of well-being, aiding in relaxation.

 

Our RMTs are fully equipped to comfortably accommodate prenatal or pregnancy massage with the aid of a pregnancy cushion.

 

Conditions Treated

Arthritis, tendonitis and sciatica - Back and neck pain - Chronic stress and tension - Circulatory conditions - Headaches and migraines - Muscular sprains/strains/spasms - Neurological disorders (ie.Parkinson's, Multiple Sclerosis) - Postural problems - Pregnancy: Pre and post natal discomforts - Whiplash & other MVA injuries - Digestive issues - Knee injuries - Piriformis syndrome (aka sciatica) -

Plantar Fasciitis - Bursitis - Edema - TMJ (temporomandibular Joint Disorder) - Osteoarthritis symptoms - Scar tissue breakdown - Insomnia - Preventative care for active individuals

*An RMT is a Registered Massage Therapist. They are trained healthcare specialists qualified to assess and evaluate your condition and carry out massage treatments accordingly. In British Columbia, RMTs are regulated under the Health Professions Act and associated legislation, the Massage Therapists Act. MSP offers partial funding for massage therapy treatments for people on premium assistance. Many Extended Health Plans completely or partially cover massage therapy however often a referral from your doctor is required when submitting your receipts. Please contact your insurance administrator for information.*

 

*We accept RCMP and DVA claims as well*