What is Massage Therapy
"Massage therapy is a comprehensive intervention involving a range of techniques to manipulate the soft tissue and joints of the body. The purpose of massage therapy is to prevent, develop, maintain, rehabilitate or augment physical function or relieve pain."
Massage Therapy Act, 1991
Massage is the manual manipulation of superficial and deeper layers of muscle and connective tissue using various techniques to enhance function, aid in the healing process as well as promoting relaxation and well-being.
Massage therapy involves working on the body with pressure, tension and motion done manually by a massage therapist.
Target tissues may include muscles, tendons, ligaments, fascia, skin, joints, connective tissue as well as lymphatic vessels.
Massage therapy is a clinically oriented health option that achieves undeniable results in relief of an array of dysfunctions stemming from stress, muscle overuse and many chronic pain syndromes.
Results in relief of an array of dysfunctions stemming from stress, muscle overuse and many chronic pain syndromes.