Why Massage Therapy

Massage therapy can be used to treat a wide range of conditions. Your initial visit at SJ involves a detailed analysis of your health history, in order to determine what type of massage therapy suites your needs. The SJ Massage and Wellness team often recommends massage therapy to treat:

  • Myofascial Pain
  • Soft Tissue Injuries and Strains
  • Sports-related Injuries
  • Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) Pain
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Headaches
  • Chronic Pain
  • Lower Back Pain
  • Limited Mobility
  • Recovery from Injuries
  • Repetitive Strain Injuries (such as Carpal Tunnel Syndrome)
  • Postural Problems
  • Muscle Tension and Spasms
  • Sciatica
  • Piriformis Syndrome
  • Tennis/Golfers Elbow
  • Arthritis
  • Muscle pain & spasm
  • Sports Injuries
  • Repetitive strain injuries
  • Tendonitis (tennis & golfer’s elbow, Achilles)
  • Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
  • Depression and anxiety
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Post MVA muscle pain, whiplash
  • Pre & postnatal back & neck pain
  • Chronic conditions from injuries

Massage Therapy is More Than Relaxation
Chronic muscle tension, stress, and injury often create bands of painful, rigid tissue called adhesion’s in muscles, tendons, and ligaments. Muscle adhesions impact circulation, causing pain, limited mobility, and inflammation. Our North East Calgary Massage Therapy clinic offers deep tissue massage, therapeutic massage, to manually break down these adhesion’s in order to relieve your pain and restore normal movement and range of motion.

If you are looking for a warm and inviting Massage Therapy clinic, we would love to hear from you!

 

Massage Therapy FAQ

What does massage therapy do for you?

Massage therapy is used to treat a wide range of conditions through the manipulation of soft tissues. The purpose of Massage therapy is to improve performance in active people, helps in managing overall pain and stress in the body.

Is massage therapy supposed to be painful?

Massage therapy is not supposed to be painful. Depending on the type of massage and each individual sensitivity, massage therapy can be painful. Some clients and massage therapists say some pain is necessary for the treatment to be effective.

Can I touch my massage therapist?

Do not touch the therapist. Hand shaking before and after the treatment is acceptable. That is it.

What is the average cost of massage therapy?

Average cost of massage is $75 The national average for massage is $75. This varies by region and the therapist training.

Why is massage so expensive?

You are paying for (1) The fact that this person invested a lot of their time and resources to learn to work safely and therapeutically with your individual body; (2) The physical space, equipment, liability insurance, licensing, and employment taxes; and (3) The physical demands put on the therapist.

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