ADDRESS

1 Rochford Street
Charlottetown, PE C1A 9L2

PHONE

902-393-5481

Massage Therapy

Massage Therapy is a safe, effective drug-free healthcare option to help reduce or eliminate pain, relieve stress, improve physical and mental function and increase quality of life.

Massage therapy is defined as the manipulation of the soft tissue and joints of the body for therapeutic purposes. It acts directly and positively upon the muscular, nervous and circulatory systems to rehabilitate physical injuries and improve health. Massage therapy is also remarkably effective when used as part of a preventive care program.

Benefits of Massage Therapy

  • Reduction or elimination of pain and promotion of faster healing
  • Aids in relaxation
  • Reduction or elimination of muscle tension, stiffness or spasms
  • Improve immune system functioning
  • Reduction of stress, anxiety and depression; massage is an excellent stress management tool
  • Promotion of deeper and easier breathing
  • Improvement of the circulation of blood and lymph drainage
  • Reduction in the formation of scar tissue
  • Improvement in posture

Specific problems helped by Massage Therapy:

  • Anxiety and depression
  • Back, leg, and neck pain
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome and other repetitive strain injuries
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Fibromyalgia
  • COPD: Asthma, Emphysema, Chronic Bronchitis
  • Gastrointestinal disorders
  • Headaches, Migraines
  • Inflammatory conditions (for example: arthritis; bursitis; tendinitis)
  • Insomnia
  • Kyphosis and Scoliosis
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Muscle tension and spasm
  • Palliative care
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Post-surgical rehabilitation
  • Pregnancy and labour support
  • Sports injuries
  • Strains and sprains
  • Stress and stress-related conditions
  • Stroke
  • TMJD (Temperomandibular Joint Dysfunction)
  • Whiplash
  • ETC…

Massage therapy benefits people of all ages. While it benefits the injured, the ill and the stressed, the real strength of massage therapy lies in prevention. It is a great addition to a healthcare maintenance program.