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Massage Therapy

 

Have back pain? Tension headaches? Sport injuries? Cleveland Clinic Canada’s massage therapy service is provided by an experienced Registered Massage Therapist (RMT) and is designed to help you feel your best so you can perform at your best.

Massage therapy can benefit your muscular, nervous and circulatory systems. Research shows that massage therapy can reduce pain, decrease stress and enhance immune function. At Cleveland Clinic Canada, we offer a variety of massage techniques that can be used to address and treat disorders of the body, promote healing, and reach higher levels of health and wellness. We have an extensive list of massage therapy services, from Swedish massage, trigger point release to lymph drainage, designed to address concerns from simple issues to chronic conditions, including but not limited to the following:

  • Muscle or joint pain
  • Neck or back problems
  • Headaches or migraines
  • Blood circulation or tissue concerns
  • Posture improvements
  • Stress or anxiety
  • Sport or dance injuries
  • Rehabilitation or speed healing
  • Regaining range of motion
  • Relaxation
  • Wastes and toxins elimination
  • Boost the immune system

Ideal for

Canadians who use massage therapy as part of their regular wellness maintenance plan, to treat specific injuries or conditions or those simply looking to unwind after a hard day at the office. Some people with pre-existing medical conditions may not benefit from massage therapy – such as those taking blood-thinning medication or those who are vulnerable to bone fractures – so it’s a good idea to discuss any health concerns with your therapist and physician before treatment.

Benefits

  • Increases range of motion and flexibility, blood and lymph function
  • Reduces muscle tension or soreness, and helps restore muscle tone lost through long-term bed rest, stress and anxiety
  • Reduces pain, depression, stress and anxiety related to illness
  • Help people respond to and better tolerate medical procedures and other related therapies
  • Provides relief for neurological and muscular disorders (such as headaches, migraines, neck pain, tennis elbow, low back pain, frozen shoulder, and pain associated with osteoarthritis, tendonitis or menstrual symptoms)

Highlights

  • Program is in collaboration with a Sports Health Physician
  • Treatments provided by an experienced Registered Massage Therapist
  • Innovative treatment options promote soft-tissue healing

Coverage

Massage therapy services provided by a Registered Massage Therapist are not covered by provincial health plans, though may be partially or fully covered by extended health insurance plans. The coverage for each carrier is different; please check your plan to see what coverage is available to you for this type of service.

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  • Fax: 416.507.6630

Our Registered Massage Therapist encourages you to become an active participant in your wellness or recovery plan. We also work closely with you to improve your ability to move as you recover from illness, disease, injury or long periods of inactivity.

Depending on your needs, treatment techniques may include:

  • Swedish massage therapy
  • Myofascial or trigger point release
  • Joint mobilization or stretching
  • Lymph drainage
  • Programming to improve mobility, flexibility and muscle strength, while decreasing stress on the joints
  • Stretching exercises
  • Education on injury prevention
  • A combination of these methods
  • A customized program plan with choices to work with our physiotherapists and/or chiropractors to help implement the plan

Kelly Murphy, RMT

Registered Massage Therapist