Massage therapy is a regulated health profession in Ontario. A Registered massage therapist has successfully completed college schooling and Ontario provincial exams.
Massage therapy treatment involves physical touch using a variety of techniques. These techniques include: applying pressure to a specific spot/muscle or moving along the length of a muscle.
The purpose of massage is to improve blood flow, eliminate waste in muscles, improve healing, decrease stiffness, soreness and muscle spasms.
Other benefits include reducing fatigue, decreasing stress and improving productivity.
Massage therapy is beneficial in treating various conditions, such as sprains/strains, shoulder, neck, back, hip, knee, elbow, wrist problems, insomnia, stress, fatigue, muscle pain and headaches.
Most private insurance companies, WSIB and motor vehicle insurance offer coverage for this service, speak with your therapists and receptionists about this service.