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What is Massage Therapy?

Massage therapy is a hands-on practice that involves the manipulation of soft tissues in the body, such as muscles, tendons, ligaments, and connective tissue. The primary goal of massage therapy is to enhance a person’s overall well-being and promote relaxation. However, it also addresses various health conditions, aids in the recovery from injuries, and contributes to stress reduction.

Registered massage therapists use a variety of techniques, such as kneading, stroking, friction, compression, and stretching, to manipulate the muscles and other soft tissues. These techniques can help improve circulation, alleviate muscle tension, reduce pain, enhance flexibility, and promote relaxation.

Massage therapy is commonly used for:

  1. Stress Relief: Massage can help reduce stress and promote a sense of relaxation and calmness.
  2. Pain Management: It is often employed to alleviate chronic pain, muscle tension, and discomfort.
  3. Injury Rehabilitation: Massage can aid in the recovery process for injuries by promoting blood flow and reducing muscle stiffness.
  4. Improved Circulation: The manipulation of soft tissues helps enhance blood circulation, delivering oxygen and nutrients throughout the body.
  5. Flexibility and Range of Motion: Regular massage can contribute to increased flexibility and improved range of motion in joints.
  6. Mental Health: Massage therapy can have positive effects on mental health by reducing anxiety and depression and promoting a sense of well-being.
 

It’s important to note that massage therapy should be performed by licensed and trained professionals to ensure its effectiveness and safety. The practice may vary in style and focus, with specialized forms such as sports massage, deep tissue massage, and Swedish massage, each catering to specific needs and preferences.

What to expect from your Revere Physiotherapy experience?

At your first visit, you will spend a dedicated 1-on-1 time with your Registered Massage Therapist. During this time, you can expect:

  • Professionalism and Expertise:
    • RMTs undergo extensive training and education to become licensed professionals. You can expect your therapist to be knowledgeable about anatomy, physiology, and various massage techniques.
    • Professionalism includes clear communication, respect for your privacy, and a commitment to creating a safe and comfortable environment for your session.
    • Your RMT should be able to assess your individual needs and tailor the massage to address specific concerns or conditions.

 

  • Therapeutic Benefits:
    • The primary goal of a registered massage therapist is to provide therapeutic benefits. This may include reducing muscle tension, alleviating pain, improving circulation, enhancing flexibility, and promoting relaxation.
    • Your RMT will likely employ a variety of massage techniques and modalities to achieve these therapeutic goals. The session should be focused on addressing your unique needs and contributing to your overall well-being.
 
  • Client-Centered Approach:

    • A good RMT will take a client-centered approach, considering your preferences, comfort level, and specific concerns.
    • Before the session, there should be a thorough consultation to understand your medical history, current health status, and any areas of focus or discomfort. This information helps tailor the massage to your individual needs.
    • Throughout the session, the RMT should encourage open communication, allowing you to provide feedback on pressure, comfort, and any specific areas that may require more attention.

 

These three elements—professionalism, therapeutic benefits, and a client-centered approach—contribute to a positive and effective registered massage therapist session. Always feel free to communicate openly with your therapist to ensure that your expectations are met and that the session addresses your specific needs and preferences.

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Direct Billing

Insurance Covered & Submitted for You

Your massage therapy sessions may be covered by your extended health insurance plans. We can direct bill your insurance company when available. Check the FAQ section below for a list of insurers who we direct bill!

Massage Therapist FAQ

You can book now online and choose your therapist directly. Alternately, you could give us a call at 604-566-5108 or email us at info@reverephysio.com

Typically, appointments extend anywhere between 30-60 minutes.

Yes, we can bill directly to most insurers. Give us a call if you would like to confirm.

First appointments can be slightly unsettling. Don’t worry, you are in good hands! Expect a series of questions confirming medical and relevant history, a thorough assessment and a customized treatment plan to achieve your goals. You will feel better, that’s guaranteed!

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