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What is Massage Therapy?

Therapeutic massage is the manipulation of soft tissue in the body to eliminate pain and promote optimal function and wellbeing. Ranging from light to very deep, massage therapy can adopt several forms including Swedish massage (using oil), Hydrotherapy, Shiatsu, Lymphatic Drainage and Remedial Exercises. The massage therapists at Hamilton physiotherapy clinic develop customized massage treatments according to your condition and personal needs. It is our primary goal to restore you to the active, healthy and pain-free lifestyle you deserve.

How Therapeutic Massage Can Help You

Massage therapy at our clinic is used to treat a wide range of conditions and injuries including:

  • Lower back pain
  • Neck and shoulder tension
  • Muscle spasms
  • Sports injuries
  • Whiplash injuries (i.e. from a car accident)
  • Arthritis
  • Headaches and migraines
  • Pain and discomfort associated with pregnancy
  • Post surgery rehabilitation
  • Tendinitis/bursitis
  • Frozen shoulder
  • Digestive and lower bowel issues
  • Respiratory problems
  • Circulatory difficulties

How Massage Therapy Works

Trained and experienced massage therapists at Hamilton Physiotherapist use various hands-on treatment techniques to manipulate the soft tissue in your body including your muscles, tendons, ligaments, joints and connective tissue. Massage therapy, when performed correctly by an expert can help to:

  • Decrease pain
  • Relax and refresh your muscles
  • Reduce tension and fatigue in the body
  • Accelerate the healing process
  • Increase your body’s metabolism
  • Improve activity of your circulatory and lymphatic systems
  • Calm the nervous system
  • Maintain healthy skin

Registered Massage Therapists Hamilton

We have a complete range of registered massage therapists, who are regulated under the Ontario Health Professional Act and hold memberships with the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario. Charlton’s R.M.T.s have completed massage therapy diplomas of 2200 hours at recognized institutions, and are active participants in a Quality Assurance Program to ensure that they maintain a high level of patient care and comply with all of the necessary standards associated with the profession.

Manage Your Stress Through Massage

Today, stress is known as the “silent killer” and is the root cause of many ailments and health problems. Massage therapy can restore your body to a balanced state that not only treats your symptoms but also normalizes your muscular, circulatory and nervous systems to promote optimal function.

Contact us today to book an appointment with one of our expert massage therapists registered massage therapists in Hamilton.