Massage therapy treatment has a therapeutic effect on the body and optimizes health and well-being by acting on the muscular, nervous and circulatory systems. Registered massage therapists are highly trained individuals who have studied over a 3 year period to refine their manual skills and become experts at hands-on treatment of many health conditions.
People may seek the help of a massage therapist for a number of different reasons. Many clients utilize massage as a means of relaxing and helping them deal with the effects of chronic stress. The stress of everyday life will often lead to feelings of tension, fatigue and may even contribute to mood disorders like anxiety and depression. Massage therapy is an effective means of alleviating the harmful effects of stress and promoting optimal physical and mental health.
Other clients seek the help of a massage therapist for injury management. Motor vehicle accidents, sports injuries, slips and falls and other traumas can contribute to chronic pain and interfere with normal activities of daily living. Massage therapy is an important adjunct in promoting a complete recovery and optimal healing.
Prenatal and postnatal massage are also an important element in helping expectant and young mothers deal with the stresses and strains of motherhood. As the baby grows inside of the womb a mother's centre of gravity will shift and increase stress and strain on muscles and ligaments. After the baby is born a mother is introduced to new stresses of breast feeding and loading infants in and out of car seats. Massage therapy is a valuable resource for all expecting and young mothers as their bodies are exposed to the stresses associated with motherhood.
Finally, many clients seek the help of a massage therapist for specific conditions. Massage therapy can be beneficial for a variety of health diagnoses including sciatica, carpal tunnel, tennis elbow, golfer's elbow, frozen shoulder, neck pain, back pain, headaches and more.
The best massage therapist in Orillia is a registered massage therapist (RMT)! One of our RMTs is looking forward to joining you on your path to optimal health and wellness!