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Registered Massage Therapy

Treatment time / cost:

30 Minutes $60.00
45 Minutes $75.00
60 Minutes $90.00
90 Minutes $120.00

Hot Stone Modality Treatment time / cost:

60 Minutes $120.00
90 Minutes $140.00

Prices on this page only are inclusive of HST.


Massage Therapy is a hands on treatment where your registered massage therapist manipulates the soft tissue of the body; muscle, connective tissue, tendons, ligaments and joints.

A Registered Massage Therapist has completed a competency-based education program, from a government recognized institution and completed a minimum of 150 clinical hours. And has successfully passed examinations from the College of Massage Therapy and have been registered by that College.

The benefits of Massage Therapy are many and the following are some of the most common:
  • Decrease stress
  • Decrease headaches
  • Decrease muscle aches/pains
  • Decrease swelling
  • Increase circulation
  • Increase flexibility
  • Increase range of motion

RMT's are Primary healthcare providers in Ontario. They assess and treat each individual using a multitude of tests and techniques (mostly hands on) to create a custom treatment plan for your individual needs.

On your first visit you will need to fill out a confidential health history form that will be updated yearly and your RMT will interview and assess you before performing your treatment.


Types of Massage

  • Therapeutic Massage: A massage treatment helping to heal sore or achy muscles, help to heal injuries, increasing flexibility and range of motion, decrease swelling, headaches, congestion and scar tissue. The therapist will use techniques like trigger point work, manual stretching, joint mobilization, myofascial release and lymphatic drainage.

  • General Massage: is an overall massage of the body or specified area(s) with the main focus on relaxation of body and mind. The therapist will use Swedish massage techniques to help you achieve this goal.

  • Prenatal Massage: A therapeutic or general massage to help with the every day aches and pains associated with pregnancy. The Massage Therapist will use a body cushion system to help support your body through its every day changes and keep you comfortable through out the treatment.

  • Breast Massage: is a treatment of the breast tissue above the pectoral muscles to help reduce pain and swelling associated with menstruation, pregnancy and breastfeeding. It also assists with increasing circulation of lymph through the breast tissue. Clients must provide their consent for breast massage prior to receiving a breast treatment.

    Classes to instruct significant others as well as yourself on self breast assessment given upon request.

  • Deep Tissue: this type of treatment is focused on the deeper layers of muscle that lay closer to the bones. The deeper pressure is achieved through techniques like compression and deep effleurage, as well as through the relaxation of the superficial muscles.

  • Hot Stone Modality: this treatment consists of both placement and massage with Basalt stones (stones made from lava and smoothed by water). The heat from the stones causes vasodilation, increasing blood to the muscle, causing them to relax. This action helps the therapist to work on deep tissue and trigger points without the pressure of a deep tissue massage. As there are many benefits to a Hot Stone Massage please note there are also many contraindications as well.

  • General Absolute CI's
    • Acute conditions requiring medical attention (i.e. appendicitis, diabetic coma, sever asthma attack, epileptic seizure, heart attack)
    • Advance kidney or liver failure
    • Diabetes with complications such as gangrene, advance heart or kidney disease, unstable blood pressure
    • Acute pneumonia
    • Hemophilia
    • Sever hypertension
    • High fever, contagious or infectious conditions

  • Local Absolute CI's
    • Any acute flare-up of inflammatory arthritis or inflammation of the nerves
    • Surgery in which any nerves have been cut or altered causing a loss of sensation
    • Any skin condition aggravated by heat
    • Any type of lesion, burn or frostbite
    • Metal implants

Note:

Massage therapy can cause some discomfort post treatment that can last up to two days. This discomfort should not be more than your pre-treatment issue and not last more than two days. Massage Therapy should not cause pain to the recipient during or post treatment. Please inform your Massage Therapist if, at any time, you are feeling pain.



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