Acupuncture is a unique therapeutic method involving the insertion of extremely thin steel acupuncture needles into acupoints along Traditional Chinese Medicine’s meridians pathways, to prevent and treat a variety of ailments. Treatment with our Registered Acupuncturist may also include acupressure, Tuina massage, tool-assisted Gua Sha soft-tissue release, and cupping. Treatment without the use of needles is optional. Eligible for direct billing with most major companies that include coverage for Registered Acupuncture treatment.elop.
Registered Massage Therapy (RMT)
Registered massage therapy, a regulated health profession in Ontario, is generally taught in the method of Swedish massage. Swedish massage technique involves long, smooth strokes, kneading, and other movements intent on causing relaxation of the muscles. This is accomplished by improving circulation to the muscles via the massage, thereby improving oxygen and nutrient supply to the tissues. While registered massage therapy helps treat injuries, illness and stress, it is also excellent for helping prevent illness and conditions before they develop.
Naturopathic medicine is a system that uses natural remedies to help the body heal itself. It embraces many therapies, including herbs, massage, acupuncture, exercise, and nutritional counselling. Naturopathy was brought to the United States from Germany in the 1800s, but some of its treatments are centuries old. Today, it combines traditional treatments with some aspects of modern science.
The goal of naturopathic medicine is to treat the whole person — that means mind, body, and spirit. It also aims to heal the root causes of an illness — not just stop the symptoms. A naturopathic doctor may spend 1 to 2 hours examining you. They’ll ask questions about your health history, stress levels, and lifestyle habits.
Naturopathic medicine is used for a wide range of health issues. Some of the more common ones include: Allergies, Headaches, Fertility issues, Digestive problems, Obesity, Hormonal imbalances, Chronic pain, Chronic fatigue syndrome
Hot Stone Massage (RMT)
An ancient tradition undergoing a modern revival, hot stone massage involves the use of heated stones placed on your body by a registered massage therapist. The therapist uses the stones either as an extension of their hands or while they’re massaging other parts of your body, and the heat is meant to act as a means of providing deeper, longer-lasting relief.
Sport Massage (RMT)
Sports massage is a form of massage involving the manipulation of soft tissue to benefit a person engaged in regular physical activity. Soft tissue is connective tissue that has not hardened into bone and cartilage; it includes skin, muscles, tendons, ligaments and fascia (a form of connective tissue that lines and ensheathes the other soft tissues). Sports massage is designed to assist in correcting problems and imbalances in soft tissue that are caused from repetitive and strenuous physical activity and trauma. The application of sports massage, prior to and after exercise, may enhance performance, aid recovery and prevent injury.
Infant / Baby Massage (RMT)
Infant (baby) massage is a very traditional parenting practice around the world.
Offers relief from gas, colic, constipation, and teething.
Encourages relaxation as observed in regulated sleeping patterns.
Promotes stimulation and increased efficiency of all major body systems.
Enhances the quality of interaction your baby experiences.
Breast Massage (RMT)
Breast pain is more common than we think. Menstrual and hormonal changes or those related to breastfeeding can create a heavy, achy or even sharp pain in breast tissue. Gentle treatment here can reduce swelling caused by lymphatic congestion and offer relief.
Prenatal Massage Therapy (RMT)
Help your body adapt as it prepares to welcome your baby to the world!
Relief from things such as ligament laxity, swelling of extremities, high blood pressure, headaches and achiness from hormonal changes are all eased with a massage.
Reflexology is a natural therapeutic technique that applies manual pressure on reflex points in the body, based on their map within the body to other areas and tissues, including the glands and organs. Through the application of pressure on these reflexes, the body’s own healing and restoration are facilitated. A skilled RMT who performs reflexology is eligible for reimbursement on insurance plans with massage therapy coverage.
Cellulite Treatment (RMT)