Cindy has been a registered massage therapist for over 8 years specializing in deep tissue, myofascial release, repetitive strain and sports injuries. * Cindy is also part of the Family Health Options team 519-637-7778
Benefits of Massage
There are tremendous benefits to be achieved through regular massage therapy treatments from a Registered Massage Therapist. Whether your need is to have a moment of relaxation, reduce muscle tension or attain relief from chronic pain, a therapeutic massage can enhance your overall sense of emotional and physical well-being.
Part of a Health Maintenance Plan
Massage therapy can be an important part of your health maintenance plan by:
Reducing or eliminating pain
Improving joint mobility
Improving lymphatic drainage
Reducing muscular tension
Massage therapy can be used for the treatment of both acute and chronic conditions. RMTs can work with a wide variety of patients, of all ages, in the treatment of illness, injury rehabilitation and disability.
Massage Therapists today use their knowledge of physiology and anatomy to combine traditional Swedish and modern massage therapy techniques with other therapies to treat their clients. There has been a wide variety of research, published in peer reviewed journals, proving the benefits of massage therapy for various conditions.
Massage Therapy can also be used as part of a preventative care program. This includes sportstraining, injury prevention, ongoing stress management, and more! Together, you and your therapist will develop a treatment plan based on your needs. The treatment plan can be changed at any time and you have no obligation to undergo any part of treatment. Your treatment begins after you've given your informed consent.
Conditions that Benefit from Massage
The following is a list of conditions for which massage therapy, when provided by a Registered Massage Therapist, can prove beneficial. This list is not exhaustive but covers many common conditions.
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