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Read about our treatments and meet our practioners.

MASSAGE THERAPY

Comprehensive Health Management

Massage therapy is one of the oldest methods of healing, as the practice of therapeutic massage can be traced back nearly 4,000 years. Statistics from both Health Canada and the American Massage Therapy Association show that millions of North Americans use it today.

Massage therapy refers to a comprehensive health management strategy focusing on the application of various techniques to positively affect the soft tissues and joints of the body. Massage techniques most commonly include pressure and compression, kneading, frictioning, and mobilizing to improve the health and condition of the muscles, tendons, skin, fascia or connective tissue of the body.

Today massage is thought of as a holistic therapy that complements medical treatment. The “Physician’s Guide to Therapeutic Massage” shows that massage can decrease pain, improve range of motion, improve mood, aid in the circulation of blood and lymph flow, reduce muscle and joint soreness, and improve sleep.

ACUPUNCTURE

Comprehensive Health Management

The practice of acupuncture and moxibustion is based on the theory of meridians. According to this theory, qi (vital energy) and blood circulate in the body through a system of channels called meridians, connecting internal organs with external organs or tissues. By stimulating certain points of the body surface reached by meridians through needling or moxibustion, the flow of qi and blood can be regulated and diseases are thus treated. These stimulation points are called acupuncture points, or acupoints.

Acupuncture can be remarkably effective in many conditions, but in the West, patients often use acupuncture as the last option for their long-term chronic problems. Therefore we sometimes see the treatment as slow and in some cases of marginal benefit. With the gradual establishment of acupuncture as the treatment of choice for many people, the effectiveness of the approach with acute as well as with more chronic conditions is being recognized.

MEET OUR PRACTITIONERS

Kyle Hilliard

RMT

Amber Faye

RMT

Kassandra Davis

R.Ac

Lindsay McWilliams

RMT      

*Please email to book*

Mary “Gillian” Vellet

RMT

Cathrine Patterson

RMT

 

Laura Chomyshyn

*not accepting new clients*

RMT

 

Jade Aune

RMT

Rachel Stocker

Rachel Stocker

RMT

Aja King

RMT

 

Angelo Octaviano

RMT