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Registered Massage Therapy
Registered massage therapy (RMT) services are offered at our two clinics in downtown Toronto, both accessible through the PATH. Our registered massage therapists have significant training and have engaged in extensive post graduate courses to be able to provide the most comprehensive treatment plans possible.
They utilize therapeutic treatments that include both relaxation and deep tissue techniques, so whether you are suffering from muscle tightness, tension from overuse and/or stiff joints, our downtown Toronto Registered Massage Therapists can help you.
Registered Massage Therapists are healthcare professionals that are regulated by the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario. They use a variety of hands on techniques to manipulate the soft tissues in your body (muscles, connective tissues, joints, tendons and ligaments) in order to provide therapeutic relief, decrease your pain and optimize your health.
Massage therapy can aid in the recovery of injured tissues and overused muscles in the body. In addition, RMTs can compliment other forms of therapy including physiotherapy, chiropractic care and acupuncture by speeding up the recovery process and preventing future re-injury.
Why choose one of our Registered Massage Therapists?
At Integra, our Registered Massage Therapists are highly skilled and continually participate in extensive post-graduate training to remain relevant and up to date in their field with advanced techniques. Our RMTs take the time to understand your specific issues and focus their treatments on your problem areas to give you immediate and sustained relief. The massage therapists utilize a combination of deep tissue massage, lymphatic drainage and other myofascial techniques that are best suited to your condition. Some of our practitioners may also even provide acupuncture and cupping as part of their treatments.
In addition, our RMTs collaborate with the other health practitioners at Integra Health Centre in order to help facilitate a faster recovery. All of our therapists take prevention seriously and are here to improve your overall health and well being.
Our clinic is conveniently located in downtown Toronto just steps away from King subway station and Union station. We are at the corners of Bay & King as well as King & York and connected to the Toronto PATH system.
What are the Benefits of Seeing a Massage Therapist
There are tremendous benefits to be achieved through regular massage therapy treatments from one of our Registered Massage Therapists. Whether your need is to have a moment of relaxation, reduce muscle tension, attain relief from chronic pain or treat a sports injury, a massage can enhance your overall sense of emotional and physical well-being.
Massage therapy can be an important part of your health maintenance plan by:
- Reducing or eliminating pain.
- Improving joint mobility.
- Improving circulation.
- Improving lymphatic drainage.
- Reducing muscular tension.
Massage therapy can be used for the treatment of both acute and chronic conditions. RMTs can work with a wide variety of patients, of all ages, in the treatment of illness, injury rehabilitation, pre-natal care and disability.
Massage Therapists today use their knowledge of physiology and anatomy to combine traditional Swedish and modern massage therapy techniques with other therapies to treat their clients.
What Should You Wear to Your Massage Therapy Sessions
You will be asked to disrobe prior to your treatment. Our Massage therapists are trained in draping procedures that respect a client’s privacy, and will keep the client’s body continually covered with a sheet, uncovering only the part that needs to be worked on. You are more than welcome to wear shorts during your massage if you would be more comfortable.
The Effects of Massage Therapy include:
- Reduced Muscular Tension
- Reduce fascial adhesions
- Enhanced Tissue Elasticity
- Increased Range of Motion
- Reduced Muscle Aches and Stiffness
- Improved Circulation
- Improved Immune System
- Improved Sleep
- Decreased Anxiety
- Enhanced Relaxation
What conditions can Registered Massage Therapists help with?
The Registered Massage Therapists at our downtown Toronto facility have helped a wide variety of people including recreational and professional sports athletes, performing artists, weekend warriors, those starting new activities, pre and post-surgical patients and anyone with general aches and pains.
What Are the Types of Massage Therapy Treatments
Our Massage therapists offer a number of types of treatments such as; Deep Tissue, Relaxation, pregnancy, sports massage and many others.
Massage Therapy for the Following Conditions:
- Frozen Shoulder
- Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness
- Overuse Injuries
- Increased Training
- Tension from Office Work
- Sports Injuries
- Back Pain
- Muscle Strains
- Tight Muscles
- Stiff Joints
- Neck Pain
- ITB syndrome
- Patella Femoral Syndrome
- Plantar Fasciatis
- Postural Dysfunctions
- Piriformis Syndrome
- … and many more
Remember that massage therapy is covered by most extended health benefit plans. For your convenience, should you require a medical note we can have one of our Integra Doctors assist!
Please contact us for more information and to see if you qualify.
A referral to see one of our Massage Therapists is not required, and same day appointments are available. If your insurance provider requires a referral, one of our physicians at Integra Health Centre can help provide this. Please ensure you inform our receptionists if this is needed before your visit.