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Re-opening with reduced hours

We are preparing to gradually restart massage therapy services following the guidelines set by the Ontario Ministry of Health and the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario. To that extent, we will be operating at a reduced schedule. Our new … Continue reading

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New Hours of Operation

Starting December 2nd our new hours of operation are as follow: Monday  2:00 pm to 7:00 pm Tuesday and Friday 10:00 am to 4:45 pm Wednesday and Thursday 12:00 noon to 7:00 pm

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New study confirms massage improves blood flow, treats muscle soreness

Massage therapy improves general blood flow and alleviates muscle soreness after exercise, according to a new study by researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago. The study, reported online in advance of print in the Archives of Physical Medicine and … Continue reading

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Massage Therapy Sessions Explained

The Registered Massage Therapists Association of Ontario (RMTAO) office often receives questions regarding what is included in a massage therapy session. Both practitioners and patients have indicated confusion about what portions of the massage therapy process are included in paid time. All … Continue reading

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Massage Therapy and Osteoarthritis of the knee

This month an article was published in PLoS One titled Massage Therapy for Osteoarthritis of the Knee: A Randomized Dose-Finding Trial . The clinical trial determined the optimal massage dose for management of osteoarthritis of the knee to be 60-minute sessions once weekly. The … Continue reading

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