Massage Therapy and
RMT at Natural Health Clinic of Halton
Massage Therapy and RMT at Natural Health Clinic of Halton in Oakville involves working with soft tissues of the body, specifically the muscles, connective tissue, tendons, ligaments, and joints of the body with the aim of improving circulation, enhancing healing, and also to promote relaxation.
Massage Therapy effect on the body is brought about by acting on the muscular, nervous, and circulatory system. Regular Massage improves circulation by bringing oxygen and nutrients to the bodily tissues and via elimination of waste material and toxins.
Massage Therapy is used for pain reduction, decreasing muscle and joint stiffness, and for improving flexibility and mobility. Our RMTs at Natural Health Clinic of Halton will thoroughly assess each patient case and create a specific individualized treatment plan to attain overall balance in the body.
The techniques utilized at the clinic include but are not limited to:
- Deep Tissue Massage
- Lymphatic Drainage Massage Therapy
- Prenatal – Pregnancy Massage Therapy
- Shiatsu Massage Therapy Treatments
- Sports Massage Therapy
- Stress Management – Relaxation Massage Therapy
- Swedish Massage Therapy
- Trigger Point Release Massage Therapy
RMTs at NHCHalton in Oakville are all professionally trained and are registered with the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario.
Is massage therapy only for relaxation purposes?
While Massage Therapy is mostly known for its relaxing effects, it has also proven to be highly beneficial in the treatment of musculoskeletal dysfunction as well as soft tissues and joints disturbances. Massage Therapists are trained not only to understand and treat these condition, but also to identify when to refer the client to another level of health care.
What are the psychological effects of massage?
The effects of a Massage are both physical and psychological. Stress, anxiety and depression can be progressively and considerably reduced. Furthermore, by decreasing the stress level, massage therapy can improve conditions related with it such as asthma, depression, dermatitis and post traumatic stress disorder, among others.
How lymphatic drainage affects the lymphatic system and treats lymphedema?
The Vodder’s technique (Manual Lymphatic Drainage) increases the lymphatic flow in the superficial lymphatic capillaries. This technique reduces edema and pain in the treated area and at the same time reduces scar tissue formation. It is also effective in removing metabolic wastes secondary to inflammation.