Not Just a Massage.
Although many people consider massage therapy to be the perfect stress reliever, it’s a lot more than that. Massage therapy is a powerful form of treatment that can address chronic or acute pain, swelling in the body, respiratory function as well as physical, mental and emotional tension.
What is massage therapy?
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. - RMTAO
Whether there is a specific goal or not, massage therapy aims to increase the general health and wellbeing of each recipient.
Who can benefit from massage therapy?
Anyone can benefit from receiving a massage.
Massage therapy can make a difference in an individual's ability to live an active and healthy lifestyle.
Whatever your age, massage therapy can help with many types of conditions including:
- Backaches, headaches, and neck pain
- Postural problems
- Joint stiffness
- Sports injuries
- Work related injuries
- Arthritis, tendonitis, bursitis, tennis/golfer’s elbow
- Complications resulting from a fracture, sprain, or strain
- Neurological problems (stroke, multiple sclerosis, paralysis, etc.)