Massage Therapy Ottawa

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Massage therapy is a wonderful addition to your treatment, aiding with recovery from a wide array of health issues. It is best known for benefiting conditions such as stress, tension, anxiety and pain.

Massage Therapy

Massage therapy is a hands-on approach to treating the soft tissues of the body, including muscles, tendons, ligaments and joints.

Massage therapy can be beneficial for clients with a wide range of health issues, frequently treating overuse injuries, chronic pain and aiding in rehabilitation. Additional benefits include increased flexibility and relaxation, relief of muscle aches and pains, migraine and headache relief, extension of compressed nerves, improved circulation of blood and the digestive system, and greater amounts of energy. It can also be very beneficial for athletes to minimize injuries and stress to muscles, tendons and ligaments.

A Registered Massage Therapist is a regulated health professional who has completed at least 2,200 hours of education and passed written and oral exams provided by government approved colleges. They have studied the human body extensively, delving into anatomy, pathology, physiology, ethics and more. They are health care practitioners who will listen to both you and your body, and work to set and reach attainable goals that you have both agreed upon before each treatment.

Registered Massage Therapists use different methods and skills for each treatment. The primary method used is Swedish Massage – a type of therapy that can relax muscles through pressure and a variety of different strokes. Therapists also use trigger point therapy and joint mobilizations.

These methods of treatment may be used to treat carpal tunnel syndrome, sciatica, whiplash, tension headaches, depression and anxiety, stress and insomnia, injured or torn muscles, pregnancy-related pain and discomfort, diabetes, hypertension, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, Raynaud’s disease, heart disease, scoliosis, and more. No matter what condition you suffer from, there may be a type of massage treatment than can benefit you. You need only to ask a qualified physician or massage therapist. While massage therapy can be used to treat, heal and optimize the body, it is also very beneficial for relaxation and reducing stress. It encourages a calm and peaceful mind, improved concentration, and helps relieve physical and mental stress.


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“I have been a client of the Keenan Centre for the last 7 years. I sent my friends and family when they have health issues or for a massage. Great service, exceptionally well qualified proffessionals and a very caring staff. The best choice in town.”

~ Jerome Scullino

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