Massage Therapy is recognized as one of the oldest methods of healing, with references in medical texts to its use about 4,000 years ago. It is widely accepted as an effective treatment for reducing stress, decreasing muscle pain and stiffness, and for aiding in rehabilitation and postural realignment.
How Can Massage Therapy Benefit You?
Massage therapy can be tremendously beneficial for people of all ages and conditions. While it is known best to benefit the ill, the injured and the stressed, massage is also a great treatment in preventing illness and conditions before they develop.
Regular therapeutic massage from a Registered Massage Therapist can be an excellent part of your health maintenance.
Massage is often thought of when people are in need of relaxation, and undoubtedly it’s a great tool to help you unwind, however, it can also be useful in so many other ways.
•Relieve stress •Promote relaxation •Release toxins in muscle tissue •Reduce the tension within muscles •Treat frustrating musculoskeletal pain •Increase the mobility of restricting scar tissue •Ease contractured joints and encourage joint nutrition •Encourage a sense of well-being and positive mood changes •Prevent new injuries that may be caused by muscular imbalance •Improve circulation of blood and facilitate movement of sluggish lymph fluids •Assist with the correction of postural problems by releasing restrictions to contracted muscles and strengthening over-lengthened muscles •Achieve full-body relaxation and experience an increase in energy •Reduce or eliminate pain related to headaches and migraines •Assist in post-injury and post-surgical rehabilitation •Relieve various respiratory conditions symptoms •Reduce levels of anxiety and depression •Improve immune system functioning •Treat Repetitive strain injuries •Aid in pregnancy discomfort •Increase body awareness •Ease back pain
And many more beneficial effects…
Karen Switzer, RMT
Registered Massage Therapist
1315 Canford Crescent
Book your appointment today! (905) 822-7333