Massage Therapy

Mississauga

It helps to ease stress and muscular tension, relieve pain from injuries, and speed healing from certain acute and chronic conditions. Our massage therapist can also be a part of your regular health-care maintenance.

 

massage therapy mississaugaMassage therapy is  also based on modern concepts of anatomy, this category includes a wide variety of manipulation that go beyond the original framework of Swedish massage. These include neuromuscular massage, (a form of deep massage that is intended to reach the connective tissues, tendons, ligaments, and nerves, and release knots of tension called trigger points); sports massage (a combination of Swedish massage and deep tissue techniques that deals specifically with the effects of athletic performance on the body); myotherapy (a specialized form of muscle massage and stretching that uses deep manual pressure to release trigger points).

A variety of our massage therapy techniques place an emphasis on body structure and movement. The methods organize and integrate the body in relationship to gravity through manipulation of the soft tissues and/or through correcting inappropriate patterns of movement.

Massage therapy affects the body the help when muscles are overworked, waste products such as lactic acid can accumulate, causing soreness, stiffness, and even muscle spasms. Improvement in blood and lymph circulation and brings fresh oxygen and other nutrients to the affected tissues. 

Massage has been shown to increase the body's production of pain-killing endorphins and the mood-altering hormone serotonin. It can also slow the release of the stress hormone cortisol. Tense muscles that may also compress blood vessels and stretch nerves, restricting blood flow and causing pain. As the affected area is massaged, the muscles gradually release their strangle hold on the irritated nerves, and the pain eases. The same mechanisms also make massage helpful in the recovery process for an injured muscle.

Massage therapy believed to positively affect everything from circulation to the body's metabolism. Swedish massage technique in particular has been shown to relieve muscle pain, reduce stress, and improve immune function. It can also enhance respiratory function, reduce edema (swelling) due to blocked lymphatic vessels, and aid in the healing of soft-tissue injuries. Our staff will advice your how to best help to flush out the toxins and enhance recovery after your massage.

We invite you to discover massage therapy at our Mississauga clinic.

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