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Massage Therapy Pickering
What Is Registered Massage Therapy (RMT)?
When clients visit our massage therapy in Pickering, they can expect to experience hands-on manipulation of the soft tissues of the body, which brings about a therapeutic response. With massage therapy, clients have access to an alternative health option in order to help prevent soft tissue discomfort associated with stress and tension, as well as relieve pain from injuries or chronic conditions. Overall, massage therapy leads to improved health and self—awareness.
Who Can Benefit From Massage Therapy?
Therapeutic Massage is recommended for:
- Stress reduction
- Muscle pain and stiffness
- Discomforts of pregnancy
- Reducing painful muscle patterning from car accidents
- Degenerative conditions
- Enhancing well-being
Massage Therapy is effective in the treatment of the following conditions:
- Strains and muscle spasms
- Tension and migraine headaches
- Infant colic and digestive problems
- Repetitive strain injuries
What To Expect At Rouge River Chiropractic Clinic for your Massage therapy In Pickering?
On their first visit, all clients will be asked to complete a confidential medical health history form. In the treatment room, the massage therapist will review your health history and a treatment plan will be developed in order to meet your needs. You may wish to undress to your level of comfort for therapy, but you will be draped with a sheet during your treatment so that only the part of your body being treated will be uncovered. When they visit Rouge River Chiropractic clinic in Pickering for massage therapy, clients will never be made to feel uncomfortable. Our goal is to provide a safe and peaceful environment for treatment.
To book a massage therapy session in our Pickering location or to learn more about this and any other therapy or treatment offered at Rouge River Chiropractic, call us at 905-509-1333 or visit us at 345 Kingston Rd, Suite # 103, Pickering, ON L1V 1A1.
FAQs for Massage Therapy
What is massage therapy?
Massage therapy is the manipulation of soft body tissues (muscles, tendons, ligaments, and skin) to promote relaxation, improve circulation, and reduce pain and tension. With a goal of slowing down your nervous system, massage therapy is a form of alternative medicine that uses manual techniques and can be used to release stress and tension, provide relief from symptoms, heal injuries and support wellness.
Is massage therapy just for relaxation?
While you may equate massage with a luxurious spa treatment that promotes relaxation, massage does so much more. Massage can reduce pain, improve circulation, relieve stress and address a broad array of conditions. At Rouge River Chiropractic, our massage therapists provide custom-tailored massages that can help you achieve your goals.
Should I see a Massage Therapist if I’m not in pain?
Yes, you should see a massage therapist even if you are not in pain. Massage therapy can help to reduce stress and tension, improve circulation, increase range of motion, reduce fatigue, improve posture, and stimulate the release of endorphins, which can improve your overall sense of well-being.
What can I expect when I go for a massage therapy appointment?
On your first visit you will complete a confidential health history form which will be reviewed in privacy based on your input,your therapist will assess and create a treatment plan for youthat will help you a return, as much as possible, to your normal activities.During the session, the massage therapist will use various massage techniques such as kneading, effleurage, petrissage, and vibration to help relax your muscles and release tension.
Communication is a key element of an effective massage and ensures that your treatment goals are being met. You will have the opportunity to give feedback throughout the treatment to have the pressure adjusted to meet your needs.
Do I have to disclose all my health conditions on the Health History form for my Massage Therapist?
Yes, it is important to disclose all of your health conditions and medications on the Health History form for your massage therapist. This information is used to help the massage therapist create a tailored treatment plan that is safe and effective for you. In addition, some health conditions or medications may require special considerations or precautions, so it is important to provide the massage therapist with all relevant information.
Do Provincial Health plans (OHIP) cover Massage Therapy?
No, provincial health plans such as OHIP do not cover massage therapy. However, some private insurance plans may include coverage for massage therapy services. It is best to check with your provider to see if massage therapy is covered.
What forms of payment do you accept?
We accept cash, check, credit card, or gift cards and certificates.
Do you have a cancelation policy?
We require 24 hours notice of cancellation. A fee will be charged if an appointment is missed or not cancelled within the 24 hour period before an appointment.