Toronto Registered Massage Therapy


Massage therapy is a comprehensive intervention involving a range of techniques to manipulate the soft tissues and joints of the body. The purpose of massage therapy is to prevent, develop, maintain, rehabilitate or augment physical function or relieve pain (Massage Therapy Act, 1991). Each client is provided with a personalized treatment tailored to their individual needs and modified as necessary. Applying their knowledge of anatomy and physiology, massage therapists use a variety of modern and well-established massage techniques, as well as remedial exercise, hydrotherapy (hot and cold) and other therapies to treat their clients. It is a clinically-oriented health option that achieves undeniable results in the relief of an array of discomforts stemming from stress, muscular overuse, injuries and many chronic pain syndromes. There are many different types of massage including, but not limited to: deep tissue, relaxation, lymphatic drainage, pre and post natal, sports, etc.