Registered Massage Therapy

Benefits of Therapeutic Massage:

  • Hasten recovery and restore full function to musculoskeletal injuries by reducing complicating factors.
  • Limit inflammation
  • In conjunction with exercise, increases range of motion, especially in post-traumatic injuries
  • Works alongside and complementary to other health professionals offering a safe and effective means of achieving a sense of well being

Massage Therapy is recommended for and effective in the treatment of:

  • chronic stress/tension release
  • general relaxation
  • arthritis
  • sprain, strain, muscle spasm
  • tendonitis, bursitis
  • pre/post athletic event conditioning
  • athletic injuries
  • circulatory and respiratory conditions
  • headaches
  • whiplash
  • neck/upper/lower back pain
  • frozen shoulder
  • maintaining athletic status

What to expect at a Massage Therapy Clinic

SOS Physiotherapy massage treatments typically range from one half hour to one hour depending on the condition and need. You can expect the following:

  • complete a confidential medical history form
  • assessment and treatment plan
  • explanation of all procedures; assessment, massage, home care, etc.
  • use a variety of therapies and techniques including hydrotherapy, stretching, passive joint mobilization, trigger point therapy
  • Swedish massage currently most common form of therapy