WHAT IS REGISTERED MASSAGE THERAPY (RMT)?
Registered Massage Therapy (RMT) is a treatment in which the soft tissues of the body are kneaded, rubbed, tapped, and stroked. Massage therapy may help people relax, relieve stress and pain, lower blood pressure, and improve circulation. It is being studied in the treatment of cancer symptoms such as lack of energy, pain, swelling, and depression.
WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF REGISTERED MASSAGE THERAPY (RMT)?
PROMOTES MUSCLE RELAXATION
It's no secret that most people enjoy getting a massage, but what many people don't realize is that it can help them stay relaxed long after they've left the clinic and gone home. RMT promotes circulation to tight muscles to reduce stiffness and swelling in the muscles and joints. It also increases your flexibility to help address the underlying cause of your painful muscles.
For your muscles to perform at their best, they need to have a fresh supply of blood and oxygen. Massage therapy helps to increase the oxygen flow throughout the body by relaxing your tense muscle. When oxygen flows more efficiently, it will help you decrease muscle fatigue causing you to have more energy for work and play.
If you spend your day at work hunched over a computer, standing, or performing a repetitive task, it is common to pick up bad posture habits. Your posture can irritate your muscles and cause them to pull you further into your poor posture habits. Massage therapy will loosen your muscles and help to reset those tight muscles to their natural position helping you to break your bad posture habits.
EASES MUSCLE PAIN
Beyond feeling good during the session, massage also helps your body release endorphins (pain-killing hormones) that help promote healing, pain management, and feelings of euphoria long after you’ve gone home.
HELPS WITH ANXIETY AND DEPRESSION
The benefits of massage can go beyond addressing physical symptoms, and can be helpful for people dealing with anxiety or depression. A massage helps to release serotonin and dopamine, your bodies’ natural feel good chemicals. In addition, human contact has also been found to be therapeutic for people who suffer from anxiety.
GIVES THE IMMUNE SYSTEM A BOOST
From the home to the workplace, our daily lives are bombarded of stressful sources. Without an outlet to release that stress your body can become prone to sickness and illness. Beyond relaxing your muscles and giving your mind a break, massages can actually help increase the activity level of your body’s white blood cells and improve the drainage of your lymphatic system.
REDUCES BLOOD PRESSURE
Massage therapy can help with high blood pressure in two major ways. Firstly, as discussed above, massage therapy is great for helping to keep stress levels low and in control. Secondly, massage therapy can also improve blood circulation, which directly affects high blood pressure symptoms.
While massage therapy is a great option to add to your overall treatment plan, it should not replace your medication. Make sure to consult with your health care professional when planning your high blood pressure treatment plan.
ASSISTS WITH HEADACHE MANAGEMENT
Whether its from a tense jaw, or tight neck muscles running up into your head, there are a whole range of ways tight muscle can make your head pound. A massage can help address the root cause of your pain, tight pulling muscles, releasing the vice like feeling on your head.
WHY RMT AT METROTOWN
REGISTERED MASSAGE THERAPY?
at Motion Pro Health RMT Metrotown Burnaby we focus our attention on our patients and ensure we give the best treatment we possibly can give.
We make your life easier by direct billing most extended medical providers including ICBC, MSP, and Worksafe BC.
Locally owned business in Metrotown Burnaby. Ensuring you get the best possible treatment by professionals.
Our RMT massage therapists provide the commitment to targeting each individual patient's best interests.
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