Massage therapy is a clinically-oriented healthcare option, that is increasingly being used alongside standard medical care to help manage a number of symptoms. In this post I wanted to highlight a number of systematic reviews that support the use of massage therapy.Read More
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Massage therapy should no longer be considered a luxury, it is a non-pharmacological therapeutic intervention supported by current best practice guidelines from the Canadian Medical Association and the American Medical Association.
Now is the time to work with our respective associations to integrate the latest research evidence into our practiceRead More
My practice has a focus in: headaches and temporomandibular pain. Prior to moving back to Petrolia I had been working at The Fowler Kennedy Sports Medicine clinic seeing wide variety of patients. In addition to my massage therapy diploma from Lambton College I also hold certification in Medical Acupuncture from McMaster University.Read More
Massage therapy should no longer be considered a luxury, it is a non-pharmacological therapeutic intervention supported by current best practice guidelines from the Canadian Medical Association and the American Medical Association.Read More
A comprehensive treatment should incorporate a number of rehabilitation strategies based on patient-specific assessment findings including, but not limited to:
• Manual Therapy (intra-oral and extra-oral massage)
• Acupuncture/ electroacupuncture (local, segmental and distal stimulation sites)
• Education on psychosocial factors (eg. BPS framework of pain, fear avoidance)
Massage therapy is a non-pharmacological therapeutic intervention that is simple to carry out, economical, and has very few side effects.
If you are not yet aware of the growing body of evidence to support the work that we do, here is a list of systematic reviews and clinical guidelines that lend credibility to massage therapy.Read More