Massage therapy is the manual manipulation of the soft tissues, bones and joints of the body, to support and improve systemic functions, (i.e. skeletal, circulatory, immune, respiratory, lymphatic, digestive, nervous) maintain health, improve healing and treat injury.
Massage Therapy is an effective modality for pain management and rehabilitation, injury prevention, and regular maintenance of the body.
Registered Massage Therapists are trained to accurately assess and treat many conditions using techniques that include massage and other manual therapies, joint mobilization, hydrotherapy, rehabilitative exercise such as stretching and strengthening, and patient education / self care.
Conditions treated by massage therapy include, but are not limited to:
Chronic and acute injuries and pain, headaches, whiplash, postural deviations, TMJ dysfunction, tendonitis, arthritis, cancer, anxiety and depression, fibromyalgia, as well as many other common conditions related to soft tissue and joint dysfunction.