Frequently Asked Questions - Registered Massage Therapy

What Can You Expect?

Your massage therapy treatment will consist of a variety of specialized hand movements over the

skin or clothes. Massage sessions take place in a quiet room on a table designed for your comfort.

 

Is Massage Therapy Painful?

Our massage therapists work with your individual level of tolerance. Your treatment can be stopped at any time should you experience discomfort.

 

Are There Different Types of Techniques

There are over eighty types of massage therapy.  Examples include Swedish, deep tissue and trigger point massage. Our clinic works in collaboration with specialists, family physicians, chiropractors, physiotherapists and acupuncturists. Our goal is to establish a treatment plan that best suits your needs and complements your health care protocol.

 

Is Your Treatment Covered?

Extended health benefit plans offer varied massage therapy coverage. Approved motor vehicle accident claim coverage may also be available.

 

Are Medical Conditions of Concern?

Prior to the beginning of your first session, our practitioners will ask general health questions. It is

important that you inform the practitioner of any health problems or medications being taken.

 

Is Massage Therapy Regulated?

The practice of massage therapy is regulated under the Regulated Health Professions Act. Only an individual who has completed the requisite training and has met the qualifications of the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario can call him or herself a "Registered Massage Therapist.