The practice of massage therapy is the assessment of the soft tissue and joints of the body and the treatment and prevention of physical dysfunction and pain of the soft tissues and joints by manipulation to develop, maintain, rehabilitate or augment physical function, or relieve pain.
Massage Therapy is recognized as one of the oldest methods of healing, with references in medical texts nearly 4,000 years old. In Ontario, RMT services are often partially or fully covered by your employee extended healthcare benefits.
Too often we get caught up in a rushed and stressful pace of daily life, and worse, we often neglect the most essential step we need to thrive. And that’s taking time out from the pressure of your hectic and busy lifestyle to refuel and take care of yourself. The consequence is that you find yourself dealing with stiffness, tension, pain and stress that drags you down, robs your energy, makes you less productive and inspired and is just plain irritating and frustrating. Self-care is not just a luxury, it’s crucial. Imagine a life where you took time to unwind and nurture yourself, to be cared for, or to just to be. Relaxation and recovery can be the difference between seeing a world full of challenges and a world of possibilities.
Massage is a way to restore and replenish you and your body as a whole. It feels great and it’s great for you: it reduces stress and discomfort; melts away tension and stiffness; relaxes muscles; enhances your immune response and digestive function, lowers blood pressure; improves breathing and sleep; creates better mental clarity and elevates your mood. It also helps accelerate recovery and prevent any further damage and injury.
I have a lot of experience and education that enhances my style and my treatment approach. With me, your needs WILL be heard and addressed. I have a big toolbox of techniques and modalities that may be new to you, so that we can unravel any complexities and introduce simplicity and flow into your body so you leave feeling revitalized, lighter and calmer. I don’t subscribe to the outdated” no pain no gain philosophy” My focus is to reduce inflammation and pain not create more of it.