Contents tagged with benefits of massage therapy

  • Leah's Story

    Leah was born with spina bifida and hydrocephalus and she’s non-ambulatory (unable to walk without assistance), spending much of her time in a wheelchair.

    Because she spends so much time in her … more

  • Massage Therapy for Shoulder Pain

    Massage Therapy for Shoulder Pain

    Shoulder pain is common and can have many causes. Whether you injured your shoulder in a fall or while playing sports, or hurt your shoulder overdoing it on a home … more

  • Get Gardening Without Causing Pain

    As the weather warms up, more people want to spend more time working in their garden. There’s a lot to do when setting up your garden – digging, raking, planting, pruning, lifting and moving – and it’ … more

  • Massage Therapy for Foot and Ankle Pain

    Whether from plantar fasciitis, an ankle sprain, another injury, or a job that requires prolonged standing, all Registered Massage Therapists (RMTs) are likely to treat many people suffering from … more

  • Massage Therapy for Concussion Management

    Chronic post-traumatic headache occurs commonly when people have a concussion, and can have a significant negative impact on quality of life and function. Headaches are the most common type of … more

  • Massage Therapy for Physically Demanding Jobs

    Any type of job can cause a physical strain, but there are some jobs that are more physically demanding than others. From health professionals who are on their feet all day, to manual labourers, to … more

  • Massage Therapy for Post-Surgical Recovery

    Many people experience chronic pain after surgery, and one study found that nearly a quarter of people with chronic pain could attribute that pain to surgery. The surgery itself may have been … more

  • Meet Elaine

    Initially, Elaine visited a Registered Massage Therapist (RMT) after an unsuccessful carpal tunnel surgery in hopes of some pain relief. She started massage therapy before her repeat surgery on her … more

  • Meet Paddi

    After a hip injury, Paddi experienced pain in her left hip that took over a year and a half to subside, without receiving treatment. This pain interrupted almost all of her physical activity and made … more