Contents tagged with benefits of massage therapy

  • Massage Therapy for Stroke Recovery

    A stroke can impact a person’s ability to participate in their lives in the ways they want to. There can be physical challenges, communication challenges and emotional challenges. Recovery can be a … more

  • Massage Therapy for Hip Pain

    About 10% of the general population experiences hip pain, but that number can increase with age. Hip pain can become chronic and can interfere with even basic activities like sitting, standing or … more

  • Massage Therapy Awareness Week 2022

    Massage Therapy Awareness Week is October 23-29, 2022, and this year to celebrate the RMTAO will be focusing on the different ways massage therapy can get people back to the activities that are … more

  • Massage Therapy for Temporomandibular Disorders

    Temporomandibular Disorders (TMD) are not particularly uncommon, affecting up to 15% of adults and 7% of adolescents.  Symptoms can include jaw pain, jaw stiffness or even locking and clicking of the … more

  • Massage therapy for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

    Carpal tunnel syndrome, caused by compression of the median nerve within the carpal tunnel, is the most prevalent peripheral nerve entrapment disease, affecting around 5% of the population. Certain … more

  • Massage Therapy for Multiple Sclerosis

    Multiple sclerosis is a chronic, inflammatory, immune-mediated disease of the central nervous system and affects over 2 million people worldwide. There are a variety of symptoms people with multiple … more

  • Martha's Story

    Martha originally began massage therapy treatment nearly 20 years ago for tension in her lower back. However, she found the most significant benefit from massage therapy after starting treatment for … more

  • Gabrielle's Story

    Gabrielle tried a lot of different things for her chronic hip pain, which was affecting her back, before she found massage therapy.

    Massage therapy has been beneficial for her right away, and after … more

  • Sam's Story

    As an industrial climber (think rock climbing but in an industrial setting), Sam puts a lot of strain on different parts of his body. At work, the weight of his climbing harness puts a lot of strain … more