SCOPE OF PRACTICE
The assessment of the soft tissue and joints of the body and the treatment and prevention of physical dysfunction and pain of the soft tissue and joints by manipulation to develop, maintain, rehabilitate or augment physical function, or relieve pain.
Massage Therapy treatment has a therapeutic effect on the body, general health and overall well-being. Massage Therapy may be used to maintain and improve physical health and can also ease the effects of physical pain.
What To expect
During your first visit, you can expect your RMT to:
Summarize the treatment;
Explain why you need the treatment;
Tell you the benefits of the treatment;
Communicate any potential risks arising from the treatment;
Suggest other courses of action; and
Describe the likely consequence(s) of not having the treatment.
Swedish massage is suited for people interested in relaxation and tension relief.
Changes in pressure will be applied throughout the massage depending on the individuals tolerance.
Hot Stone Massage
This treatment helps relieve tension, eases muscle stiffness, and increases circulation. Hot stone therapy promotes healing by targeting the deeper layers of muscle through the use of heated stones. Combined with regular massage, this treatment delivers a wealth of benefits.
Cupping therapy is an ancient form of alternative medicine in which a therapist puts special cups on your skin for a few minutes to create suction. People get it for many purposes, including to help with pain, inflammation, blood flow, relaxation and well-being, and as a type of deep-tissue massage
Myofascial release/Trigger point therapy
Myofascial release therapy is a type of gentle, constant massage that releases tightness and pain throughout your myofascial tissues. First, your healthcare provider will locate trigger points, or knots, in your fascial tissues. Then, they'll gently apply pressure until they feel the tension release
Indie head massage
Indie Head Massage is a form of relaxation massage that focuses on the muscles of the neck, shoulders, scalp and face. It uses a variety of techniques to help relieve stress, muscle tension, headaches, insomnia and jaw dysfunction.
Prenatal massage helps by stimulating the soft tissues of the body to reduce the fluids that cause swollen joints. This practice helps remove the tissue waste to reduce muscle aches and joint pain.