Massage therapy is the mobilization & manipulation of soft tissues of the body including, muscles, connective tissues, tendons, ligaments and joints. Massage therapy helps to reduce discomfort associated with muscular pain, overuse injuries, work related stresses and chronic pain conditions.
Massage therapy at Kitchener Physiotherapy:
We at Kitchener Physiotherapy & wellness believes in multi-disciplinary approach which helps our physiotherapist to works with massage therapist in collaboration and vice-versa.
Kitchener Physiotherapy & Wellness enhances its healing team with a massage therapist.
Essentially, the concept of massage is to act on the body with pressure as a means of treating pain and body stress.
Massage stimulates the brain to produce endorphins which in turn reduces pain and enhances your feeling of wellness.
In scientific studies published in peer-reviewed journals, it has been found to assist cancer patients in dealing with anxiety, reduced post-traumatic headaches, and even reduce pain after heart bypass surgery.
Within our practice, we find it effective in easing the suffering of any patient in pain and it encourages feelings of wellness.
Massage therapy works to ease tense and knotted muscles and stiff joints and enhances mobility and flexibility.
It also stimulates blood circulation to enhance the supply of oxygen and nutrients to body tissues and help the patient’s lymphatic system flush away waste products.