Massage has been practiced in many healing systems based on the belief that rubbing and friction for joint and circulatory problems enhances health and wellbeing.
Massage therapy involves soft tissue, tendons and ligament manipulation, through various techniques, to help promote improved circulation.
Massage therapy has effectively treated many chronic conditions, such as:
- Digestive disorders
- High blood pressure
- Low back pain
- Muscle strain and tension
- Sports injuries
Caution: Massage therapy can benefit most people, however, it may not be appropriate if you have:
- Bleeding disorders
- Deep vein thrombosis
- Severe osteoporosis
- Severe thrombocytopenia
What to expect
Your initial appointment ranges from 30-90 minutes depending on your presenting concerns, during which time you meet with your RMT to review intake information and to gather additional background information followed by treatment. The appointment concludes with recommendations for follow-up care