Massage Therapy (RMT) in Richmond Hill
Massage Therapy involves a range of non-invasive manual techniques (strokes, gliding, rubbing, kneading and pressure) applied to the soft tissues and joints of the body. The purpose of Massage Therapy is to relieve pain and to reduce swelling, as well as to maintain, rehabilitate, and improve physical function. It is a clinically oriented health option that achieves excellent results for discomforts stemming from stress, muscular overuse, and many chronic pain syndromes. Our office is based in Richmond Hill.
Frequently Asked Questions:
Do I need a referral to see a Registered Massage Therapist?
No. A referral is not necessary to have a massage. However, some third party insurance carriers may require a referral from a family physician or Chiropractor for insurance claim reimbursements.
Do I have to be in pain to have Massage Therapy?
No. Massage Therapy can be used for relaxation and stress relief.
Does Massage Therapy hurt?
Yes and no. There may be some discomfort due to an injury to the muscle resulting in inflammation within the joint and muscles. Our therapeutic goal is to help you feel more relaxed and provide pain-free movement!
How long does a Massage Therapy session last?
We offer 30, 60, and 90 minute Massage Therapy sessions.
If I am pregnant, can I still have a Massage Therapy?
Yes. In some pregnancies, some women suffer from lower back and neck pain. Massage therapy can help relax the muscles that support the spine.
What Conditions Can Be Treated With Massage Therapy?
Conditions include, but not limited to:
- Low back pain
- Lymphatic drainage
- Maintenance care
- Neck pain
- Pain or tingling into arms or legs
- Postnatal pain
- Postural issues
- Pregnancy massage
- Prenatal pain
- Repetitive stress injuries
- Shoulder pain
- Sports injuries