skip to Main Content
Massage Therapy

CONTRAINDICATIONS / MODIFICATIONS TO MASSAGE THERAPY

Massage Therapy What is a Contraindication / Modification? When a symptom, incident, or circumstance creates a scenario where treatment becomes inadvisable, it is considered to be a contraindication (CI). Generally CIs are conditions that deliver an explanation as to why…

Massage Therapy Vancouver History

HISTORY OF MASSAGE THERAPY

HISTORY OF MASSAGE THERAPY The roots of the word “massage” can be considered to be ambiguous. The word itself either comes from the Arabic word “mass” which means to touch, or from the Greek word “massein,” meaning to knead. Historical…

Infant Massage Therapy

Infant Massage Therapy In Vancouver

Infant Massage Therapy Vancouver What is Infant Massage Therapy In Vancouver? Infant Massage therapy which is done specifically on infants by qualified and trained massage therapists is categorized as Infant or Pediatric Massage. The use of infant massage therapy dates…

MYOFASCIAL RELEASE

MYOFASCIAL RELEASE

What is Myofascial Release (MfR)? The person who is credited with founding the Myofascial Release (MfR) techniques is a Physical Therapist named John F. Barnes. He has been treating patients since the 1960s and started to establish teaching seminars for…

Swedish Massage Vancouver

Swedish Massage Vancouver 2022

Swedish Massage Vancouver Helpful Information if You Have Back Pain A Massage is One of the Best Stress Relievers Available.

ICBC Treatment Vancouver

ICBC TREATMENT

ICBC TREATMENT What does ‘ICBC treatment’ refer to? When patients require ‘ICBC treatment,' it means that they were likely very recently involved in amotor vehicle accident, commonly referred to as simply an MVA. Though MVA's are notsomething that we generally…

MANUAL LYMPHATIC DRAINAGE

Manual Lymphatic Drainage

What is Manual Lymphatic Drainage (MLD)? Manual Lymphatic Drainage, or simply known as MLD, is a manual technique that is used to treat swollen Lymph nodes. The MLD technique is very light - to not compress the superficial lymphatic vessels…

Prenatal Massage Therapy

  What is prenatal massage therapy? Prenatal massage therapy is the implementation of Registered Massage Therapy treatment for pregnant women, to support the physical, postural, and emotional well-being of the expectant mother and fetus. There are a wide variety of…

Back To Top