A Registered Massage Therapist is one of 23 professions associated with the (RHPA) along with Doctors, Chiropractors and Physiotherapists.
Upon completion of the health history form, the therapist will conduct an assessment. This helps the therapist to find the cause of the pain/injury and to develop a treatment plan that is specific to your needs. Visits can include a combination of Swedish massage, trigger point release, myofascial release, stretching and rehabilitation exercises.
Massage on normal healthy tissue is almost always a pleasant sensation. Massage in the area of injury or chronic pain may ate first cause some discomfort which usually lessens noticeably. Your massage therapist knows how to minimize your discomfort and will work carefully within what feels right for you.