Massage therapy is the manipulation of soft tissues of the body including, muscles, connective tissues, tendons, ligaments and joints. Massage Therapy is a clinically-oriented healthcare option that helps alleviate the discomfort associated with everyday and occupational stresses, muscular over-use and many chronic pain conditions.
Massage therapy should be provided by a Registered Massage Therapist (RMT). An RMT is an individual who is registered with the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario, in accordance with the Regulated Health Professionals Act and the Massage Therapy Act. Only registrants with the CMTO are permitted to use the title Massage Therapists (MT), Registered Massage Therapist (RMT) and the equivalents in other languages
A Registered Massage Therapist is a primary healthcare provider in Ontario and anyone may visit an RMT of their choice. A referral or prescription is not required to visit an RMT, although some insurance companies may require this.
Massage Therapy can be used to treat both acute and chronic conditions. RMTs can work with a variety of patient in the treatment of illness, injury rehabilitation and disability. Massage therapy can be beneficial to a wide variety of conditions.
At Aayur Rehab; our Registered Massage Therapists are important part of our rehabilitation wellness team that provides hands-on mechanical manipulation of the body soft tissues. Ligaments, joints, muscles, tendons and connective tissues are worked on to manage pain relief and to correct any problems that may be the cause of unwanted conditions.
When administered properly, massage therapy can help increase the drainage activity of the lymphatic system, activate the circulatory system, increase the metabolism and help to speed healing. Massage Therapy is also an extremely refreshing and relaxing therapy that helps to relieve stress and calm down the nervous system. Massage therapy is well-known for helping to relieve fatigue in either chronic or acute situations as well.
Our Massage Therapists will develop a custom-treatment program for you that address your own specific needs. The goal is to get you back to a pain-free level so that you can enjoy an optimal lifestyle.
Following Conditions can be improved using Massage therapy:
- Sports injuries
- Neck and shoulder tension
- Circulatory problems
- Low back pain
- Respiratory problems
- Muscle spasms
- Digestive problems
- Headaches and migraines
- Bowel problems
- Post-surgical rehabilitation
- Frozen shoulder
- Whiplash injuries
Stress can upset the delicate balance of your body without you even realizing it. Many of the symptoms that people are feeling can actually be linked to stress. That is just one of the reasons why many of our clients experience relief from pain and better well-being after a personalized massage program at our Clinic