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Hunterhorn Centre of Therapeutic Massage

 Many people benefit from Massage Therapy. Whether you are in search of help in injury recovery and rehabilitation, looking for a healthful way to deal with day-to-day stress or simply interested in maintaining good health, Therapeutic Massage is a safe and effective form of health care.

 

Provide Relief

Massage Therapy has been shown to provide relief from the following disorders:

  • Back pain
  • Headache
  • Muscle pain
  • Joint pain
  • Limited Joint Mobility
  • Chronic Muscle Fatigue

Treatment Choice

Therapeutic Massage may also be considered an important treatment choice for the following conditions:

  • Asthma
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Tension
  • Mental Stress
  • Insomnia
  • Arthritis
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Headaches
  • Circulatory Problems
  • Stress- physical, emotional
  • Tension- postural dysfunction
  • Respiratory issues-Chronic Bronchitis, Asthma, Emphysema,
  • Circulatory issues - Edema, Inflammation, Blood Pressure
  • Digestive problems - IBS, Constipation
  • Neurological compression syndromes: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Thoracic Outlet Syndrome, Piriformis Syndrome
  • Muscular dysfunction - Sprains, Strains, Frozen Shoulder, Hyperkyphosis, Hyperlordosis
  • Integumentary system - skin conditions caused by stress

Improve Recovery Rate

In addition, Massage is frequently recommended to improve the rate of recovery from injury.

  • Minor Sports Injuries
  • Recurring Stress or Repetitive Strain Injuries
  • Whiplash and Whiplash Associated Disorders Increases Circulation

Beneficial Effects

  • More oxygen and nutrients to body tissues and organs
  • decrease recovery time from injury
  • Decrease spasms and trigger points
  • Decrease inflammation
  • Decrease lactic acid buildup
  • Increases cells that kill and disable bacteria and fight toxic invaders
  • Releases endorphins (body’s natural painkiller)
  • Relaxes and elongates muscle tissue, tendons, fascia
  • Increases joint flexibility
  • Reduces post surgery adhesions
  • Realigns scar tissue
  • Relieves pain from physical dysfunction
  • Provides length and strength to muscles and supporting structures
  • Aids pregnant mothers with pain, discomfort and labor preparation
  • Decreases stress related physiological responses
  • Improves range of motion thereby decreasing pain caused by postural dysfunction
  • Helps prepare tissues for strenuous exercise

Note: More and more Therapeutic Massage is being prescribed by physicians to complement traditional medical treatments for illness, injury and pain relief . Always seek the advice of your physician before starting any new treatments.