Beech Street Health Centre | Halifax, Nova Scotia
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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.

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.

Feel free to contact us with any questions using our contact form or by calling us at (902) 406-7200.


Our Massage Therapy Team

Alanna Kinsman, Massage Therapist

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

  • Dislocations

  • Fibromyalgia

  • Fractures and edema

  • Inflammatory conditions such as arthritis and bursitis

  • Headaches

  • Kyphosis and Scoliosis

  • Insomnia

  • Parkinson’s disease

  • Multiple sclerosis

  • Palliative care

  • Muscle tension and spasm

  • Pregnancy and labour support

  • Post-surgical rehabilitation

  • Strains and sprains

  • Sports injuries

  • Stroke

  • Stress and stress related conditions

  • Temporomandibular Disorders 

  • Tendinitis

  • Whiplash