• Chiropractic Care

    What is Chiropractic Therapy? Chiropractic is a health care discipline which emphasizes the inherent recuperative power of the body to heal itself without the use of drugs or surgery. The practice of chiropractic focuses on the relationship between structure (the spine and extremities, arm and legs) and function (as coordinated by the nervous system) and Continue Reading

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  • Medical Acupuncture

    What is Medical Acupuncture? Contemporary Acupuncture takes an ancient therapy and re-defines its mechanisms and effects using present-day scientific understanding of human physiology. At first glance, Contemporary Acupuncture may look strikingly similar to traditional Chinese acupuncture. Small thin needles are inserted into various points in the body, including hands, feet and scalp, and left in Continue Reading

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  • Active Release Therapy (ART)

    What is Active Release Therapy? Active Release Technique (A.R.T.) is a movement-based soft tissue therapy developed, refined, and patented by Michael Leahy, D.C., C.C.S.P.. Dr. Leahy noticed many symptoms with which patients complained of seemed to be related to changes in their soft tissue that could be felt by hand palpation. By observing how muscles, Continue Reading

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  • Massage Therapy

    What is Massage Therapy? Our bodies are in constant motion and that is a very good thing… we are made to move and to move relatively pain free.  Musculoskeletal disorders caused by postural problems, repetitive stress, trauma and disease can inhibit normal body movements and set up pain cycles that diminish quality of life. These Continue Reading

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  • Physical Therapy

    What is Physical Therapy? Electrical Stimulation (IFC / EMS) Electrical stimulation uses an electrical current to cause a single muscle or a group of muscles to contract. Placing electrodes on the skin in various locations can recruit the appropriate muscle fibers causing fibres to contract. Contracting the muscle via electrical stimulation helps strengthen the affected Continue Reading

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Massage Therapy

What is Massage Therapy?

Our bodies are in constant motion and that is a very good thing… we are made to move and to move relatively pain free.  Musculoskeletal disorders caused by postural problems, repetitive stress, trauma and disease can inhibit normal body movements and set up pain cycles that diminish quality of life. These disorders are one of the primary reasons that people seek medical attention.

Therapeutic Massage Therapy is of great benefit in treating many soft tissue disorders to reduce and eliminate pain and restore the body to optimum health. Therapeutic Massage achieves these successful outcomes through various techniques like Frictions, Myofascial Release, and Swedish Techniques (to name just a few). Resulting physiological changes that promote healing in the body include improved fluid mechanics (blood and lymph), neuromuscular, connective tissue and reflex effects. Registered Massage Therapists (RMT’s) are highly trained health care professionals and know how to match the treatment to the injury/disorder for the best outcomes. We adhere to the principles of Evidence Based Practice as a means to provide sound validation for our methods so that we can provide the best possible care to our patients and further the body of knowledge of Therapeutic Massage.

What can Massage Therapy treat?

Does extended insurance cover therapy?

Yes. Registered Massage Therapy is recognized by WSIB and most insurance providers. You will be covered if your plan includes Registered Massage Therapy. A receipt will be issued to you at the end of each treatment. If you don’t have an extended health care plan, save your receipts for income tax purposes.

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