What is massage therapy?
Massage therapy is hands on manipulation of the muscles and soft tissues in your body. This helps blood circulation which helps heal damaged muscles after exercising or an injury. Massage Therapists use many a number of different techniques depending on symptoms and physical condition. Massage Therapists will propose a personalized treatment plan for you based on an initial assessment and health history.
How can massage therapy help me?
It can help lower stress, ease tension in your muscles and make you feel more relaxed. It also has a therapeutic effect on the body and optimizes general health and well-being by treating the muscular, nervous and circulatory systems. Massage therapy can help develop, maintain, and improve physical function as well as relive or prevent physical dysfunction and/or pain in the body.
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Our Massage Therapy Team
Alanna is a certified massage therapist who received her diploma in the 2200-hour program at ICT Northumberland College in 2013. She has been a member in good standing of the Massage Therapists Association of Nova Scotia since 2013. read more >
Conditions Commonly Treated using Massage therapy
Anxiety and depression
Asthma and Emphysema
Back, leg, and neck pain
Carpal tunnel syndrome (repetitive strain)
Chronic Fatigue syndrome
Fractures and edema
Inflammatory conditions such as arthritis and bursitis
Kyphosis and Scoliosis
Muscle tension and spasm
Pregnancy and labour support
Strains and sprains
Stress and stress related conditions