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Massage therapists are effective in the treatment and management of many health conditions such as: Carpel Tunnel Syndrome, Cancer, Sports Related Injury, Headaches and Migraines, Fibromyalgia, Auto Immune Conditions such as MS, Arthritis, Osteoarthritis, Motor Vehicle Accident Injuries, Stroke, Prenatal/Pregnancy, and Stress Release.

What is Massage Therapy used for?

Massage therapy is used to help manage a health condition or enhance wellness. It involves manipulating the soft tissues of the body. Massage has been practiced in most cultures, both Eastern and Western, throughout human history, and was one of the earliest tools that people used to try to relieve pain.

What are the different types of massage?

The term “massage therapy” includes many techniques. The most common form of massage therapy in Western countries is called Swedish or classical massage; it is the core of most massage training programs. Other styles include sports massage, clinical massage to accomplish specific goals such as releasing muscle spasms, and massage traditions derived from Eastern cultures, such as Shiatsu and Tuina.

Do massages help pain?

Yes, it can relieve many aspects of bodily pain. Seeing you RMT or Massage Therapist monthly can help improve quality of life. 


What is the difference between a Spa Massage and Massage Therapy?


This is the service offered at most spas and while it may resemble that of massage therapy, it is in fact, entirely different. Relaxation Massages are provided by Spa Therapists or Body Workers who generally have little training and are solely focused on helping you relax, unwind, and relieve any stress you may be experiencing. A Spa Therapist is not required to complete any medical education or pass an exam and should not be considered a healthcare professional. If you’re looking for a little R and R, then a relaxation with us is for you!


As listed above, unlike a relaxation massage, massage therapy is focused on helping patients treat various pain and medical conditions they may be suffering from. It is a prescribed treatment, not available to just anyone and is often covered by Massage Therapy is conducted by a Registered Massage Therapist, like the ones part of our team, who have hours upon hours of training and who have also passed multiple exams as required by the governing body of RMT BC.

Most commonly, massage therapy is used to treat back pain, arthritis and other muscle/joint pain, but it can also be successful in treating everything from chronic headaches to various sports injuries.