St. Catharines Massage Therapists
What is Massage Therapy?
Massage therapy is an increasingly popular treatment option for a wide range of medical conditions, involving the manipulation of soft tissues in your body concentrating on muscles, connective tissue, tendons, ligaments, and joints. A massage therapist will use varying amounts of pressure and movements on the muscular, nervous, and circulatory systems to optimize your health and well-being. There are many benefits in including massage therapy in your treatment plan, such as stress reduction, decreased blood pressure, muscle relaxation and circulation, and strengthened immunity.
Our Massage Specialties
There are many benefits to adding pregnancy massage to your prenatal care. It is a soothing and safe treatment that relieves pressure on weight-bearing joints, helps with upper and lower back problems and sciatica nerve relief, and stress and anxiety.
Deep Tissue Massage
A deep tissue massage uses precise techniques to target the deeper layers of muscles and fascia to address chronic pain and injury rehabilitation. The techniques used will release knots and increase the range of motion in joints and muscles.
Therapeutic massage is soothing and effective massage used to create balance and harmony within your body. Not only does this type of massage help with joint and muscle pain but it is known to help relieve stress, aggression, and anxiety. A registered massage therapist is trained in all the proper techniques for therapeutic massage and will create a personalized treatment plan for you.
Relaxation and Hot Stone
A hot stone massage has all the benefits of a massage but has the added benefits of the smooth, heated basalt stones to increase relaxation and release tension. The stones are considered an extension of your massage therapist’s hands. The warm stones are placed at specific pressure points to warm up muscles for a deeper and more efficient massage that will also improve circulation. Additional benefits include reduced anxiety and stress, promotes sleep, and improves your immune system.
Cupping is an ancient Chinese therapy that involves applying silicon cups at specific points on your body to relax your muscles and promote blood flow. This treatment helps with pain, inflammation, blood flow, and your overall well-being.
Performed by a specially trained lymphatic massage therapist, this gentle massage technique is used to stimulate the circulation of lymph fluid that has built up. This technique removes toxins from your a damage lymphatic systems and towards the lymph nodes.