Whether you want to relieve muscle pain, deal with the prolonged after-effects of an injury, or simply relax after a long work week - you're at the right place! At Northgate Physiotherapy, Chiropractic & Massage Therapy Centre, we have registered therapists who are trained to perform a variety of therapeutic massages. When you come to us, our therapists assess your condition to decide how to tailor their massages to your needs and treatment goals. We can help you deal with pain, optimize your athletic performance, help you unwind, and achieve much more.
What makes our massage therapy so popular is that it is a non-invasive and safe alternative to treatments such as painkillers. It encourages healthy healing, mitigates musculoskeletal pain and optimizes your body's functioning. If you'd like to know more about our massage therapy in NE Calgary or schedule an appointment, please get in touch with our team. We are always forthcoming with information and would be delighted to have a chat with you!
What is Massage Therapy?
Massage therapy has firmly established its role as a clinically beneficial health option used to treat a variety of conditions. Massage therapy is the manual manipulation of the soft tissues of the body to help alleviate discomfort associated with everyday stress, muscular overuse and many chronic pain syndromes. It includes various treatments designed to target specific concerns such as muscular overuse and occupational stresses.
Who Is a Registered Massage Therapist?
A massage therapist is a practitioner who goes through years of education and training to provide quality massage therapy. In Canada, registered massage therapists generally have a relevant degree from a recognized institution. In addition to that, they must undergo 2200 hours of training. After their education is complete, massage therapists undertake a standardized registration test. During the course of their career, massage therapists are also expected to keep up with the developments in the industry with continuing education.
What Do We Treat?
Registered massage therapists are trained to help relieve: