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Massage therapy and Jaw pain

Massage therapy and Jaw pain

  Benefits of massage therapy for TMJ TMJDD (Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction) is an umbrella term covering pain and dysfunction of the muscles ...
deep tissue massage of shoulder

What is deep tissue massage?

Deep Tissue Massage is applied in a systematic way, concentrating on the deeper layers of the body’s soft tissues. It aims to release chronic patterns of tension in the body, through slow strokes and deep pressure on the contracted area(s). Deep tissue massage therapy is therapeutic as well as corrective, and done properly should cause neither excessive pain for the client nor strain for the therapist
Hot Stone Massage

Hot Stone Massage

Learn about the history and benefits of Hot stone massage in our blog

Hot stone massage therapy is an increasingly popular modern method of relieving stress, reducing muscle stiffness, and boosting blood circulation. However, the use of smooth, hot stones to warm, relax, and therapeutically massage key points of the body is nothing new. In fact, it is something very ancient in its origins.

Acupuncture Needles

What is Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine?

Chinese medicine is the Science of Life.  Chinese medicine is a complete and sophisticated system of medicine that originated in China millennia ag...
Gua sha

What is Gua Sha?

What is GUA SHA?   Gua Sha is an important hands-on medical treatment that been used throughout Asia for centuries. Gua means “to rub” or “press st...
25 Reasons to Get a Massage!

25 Reasons to Get a Massage!

Here are some reasons to get a massage and you can add your own to them!    1 Relieve stress 2 Relieve postoperative pain 3 Reduce anxiety 4 Manage...
What is Reiki?

What is Reiki?

Reiki is a Japanese technique for stress reduction and relaxation that also promotes healing. It is administered by "laying on hands" and is based ...
Meridian Massage

What is Meridian Massage Therapy?

Meridian Massage Therapy Meridians are thought to be part of a master communication system of universal life energy, connecting the organs with all...
Visceral Maniupulation

What is Visceral Manipulation?

'Viscera' relates to the internal organs of the body, such as the liver, kidneys and intestines.  Visceral manipulation (VM) is a gentle manual the...
Craniosacral Therapy

What is Craniosacral Therapy ?

CranioSacral Therapy (CST) is a light-touch approach that can create dramatic improvements in your life.  It releases tensions deep in the body to ...
Our therapists

Our Registered Massage Therapists, Acupuncturist and Manual Osteopath

Here you can read more about our registered massage therapists, acupuncturists and get to know them a little.
What type of massage is best for you?

What type of massage is best for you?

As a client how do I choose the right type of massage for me? In the past we may have gone for a massage and it may not be what we were looking for...