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Registered Massage Therapy
Registered Massage therapy focuses on the manipulation and realignment of soft tissue that include muscles, tendons, ligaments, fascia, joints and the nervous system. It is a widely accepted and effective treatment approach for reducing stress, decreasing muscle pain and joint stiffness, and for aiding in injury rehabilitation and postural realignment. Registered Massage Therapists (RMTs) in British Columbia are highly professionally trained in their field amd incorporate a variety of techniques that, along with prescribed client self care, help to facilitate improved health, wellness and longevity.
Benefits of Massage Therapy
Registered Massage therapy can be tremendously beneficial for people of all ages and conditions. While it is known to benefit people with an injury, illness, or stress, massage is also a great treatment in preventing illness and conditions before they develop. Regular therapeutic massage from a Registered Massage Therapist can be an excellent part of your health maintenance by:
|• Reducing or eliminating pain
• Improving joint mobility
• Improving circulation and neural pathways
• Improving immune system functioning
|• Increasing lymphatic drainage
• Reducing depression and anxiety
• Reducing tension within muscles
• Increasing body awareness
There are several conditions where massage may not be recommended, including: acute inflammation (swelling), severe osteoporosis, hemophilia, red, irritated or rash on the skin, or difficulty breathing.
Treatment of Conditions
Some conditions or pathologies often encountered in practice include: