Therapeutic massage focuses on the assessment and treatment of the structures of the entire body including the muscles, ligaments, tendons, and fascia via manual application. The goals of therapeutic massage are to help the body heal and to prevent and treat injury. This form of massage therapy typically focuses on a particular area of concern.
The effects of therapeutic massage include but are not limited to relaxation, improved muscle tone, circulation, respiration and nerve transmission. It can be used to treat a wide variety of conditions and has been very successful in the treatment of many individuals. All forms of massage therapy offered at Active Approach Health & Wellness Centre with the exception of LaStone ® Therapy fall into the category of therapeutic massage.