Massage TherapyWhat is Massage Therapy?

Massage Therapy is a hands-on approach to getting you back to good health and function, provided by a Registered Massage Therapist (RMT).

Massage Therapy works to therapeutically affect nerves, muscles and circulatory systems using a variety of modalities, like Swedish massage, deep tissue massage, friction, passive and active stretching, gentle joint mobilizations,lymphatic massage, and myofascial release.

What can Massage Therapy help with?

Many dysfunctions and conditions of the musculoskeletal and related systems can benefit from massage; a sample of just a dozen common diagnoses are:

  • Anxiety, stress, nervous and muscle tension
  • Poor posture
  • Headaches
  • Whiplash
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Tennis elbow, or epicondylitis
  • Chronic back pain
  • Plantar fasciosis
  • Shin splints,or medial tibial stress syndrome
  • ITB syndrome
  • Sports injuries
  • Pregnancy an post-natal massage

Registered Massage TherapistIs Massage Therapy safe and effective?

RMT's in B.C. are among the most extensively trained in North America and are required to engage in continuing education courses and quality assurance programmes.

An RMT works with you to develope a treatment plan to achieve your wellness goals and rehabilitation through assessment, individualized treatment, and therapeutic exercises.

Brio Integrative Health Centre offers massage therapy by Linda McLaren, a Registered Massage Therapist in good standing with the College of Massage Therapists and the Massage Therapists Association of B.C.


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