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Massage Therapy can effectively treat:

  • Headaches, migraine
  • Pregnancy - pre and post-natal
  • Whiplash (Motor vehicle collision injuries)
  • Temporomandibular joint dysfunction (TMJ)
  • Frozen shoulder
  • Arthritis
  • Repetitive strain injuries
  • Low back and neck pain
  • Sciatica
  • Muscle spasm
  • Fibromyalgia

Hot stone massage: 

  • Allows for a deep, penetrating massage
  • Heats the skin, which helps to open the pores, and allows the skin to absorb massage oils
  • Helps to increase blood flow and circulation in and around the area being massaged, and helps heal the injured area by clearing out toxins

Cold stone massage:

  • Helps to promote circulation
  • Helps to reduce swelling/fluid build-up and inflammed tissues
  • Helps to decrease muscle spasms

Massage Therapy

A massage therapist is trained to assess and treat most soft tissues of the human body (muscles, tendons, ligaments, fascia and other connecting tissue). Once a pattern of muscle dysfunction is assessed and treated, a massage therapist will provide advice and education on stretches/exercises to lessen or eliminate the soft tissue problem.


In the case of injury, either from trauma (e.g. accidents or surgery) or repetitive strain (e.g. poor posture, poor ergonomic design of tools and furniture), a massage therapist can physically stretch muscles, inhibit muscle spasm, increase range of motion of joints and help break down scar tissue.