Registered Massage Therapy in Mississauga

Massage therapy has a therapeutic effect on the body and optimizes health and well-being.

Registered massage therapy is a hands-on manipulation of soft tissues of the body, specifically focusing on the muscles, connective tissue, tendons, ligaments, and joints.

RMT increases circulation by bringing oxygen and nutrients to body tissues, increases flexibility and mobility, promotes relaxation, helps alleviate stress, reduces muscle tension, improves joint mobility, helps clear lactic acid and other waste, which reduces pain, stiffness in muscles and joints, and much more.

Whether you need a moment of relaxation, relief from chronic pain, or a reprieve from muscle tension, massage therapy can help enhance your overall sense of emotional and physical well-being.

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Registered Massage Therapy in Mississauga
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Shiatsu Therapy

Registered Massage Therapy in Mississauga

Shiatsu massage therapy is a Japanese massage performed through the clothes. Shiatsu translated means "finger pressure" in Japanese. The vertical pressure of shiatsu is applied to specific points on the body with finger, thumbs, palms and elbows. Shiatsu uses acupressure points along pathways in the body (meridians) to move a form of energy known as "Qi". It is a non-invasive therapy which uses a combination of stretching and comfortable holding pressure.

There is no oil or lotion used during a shiatsu treatment. Shiatsu has both physical and mental benefits due to the fact that the art of shiatsu looks at the body as an integrated whole, bringing together mind, body, and spirit. Shiatsu aims to prevent disease with consistent and fluid movements that open channels of energy. Shiatsu can treat conditions which are acute or chronic, as well as conditions which are physical or emotional in nature such as: headaches, back pain, neck and shoulder pain, repetitive strain syndrome, constipation, menstrual problems, arthritis, and more. Shiatsu massage is beneficial to people of all ages.

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Registered Massage Therapy in Mississauga

Acupuncture is a form of alternative medicine in which thin needles are inserted into superficial structures of the body (skin, subcutaneous tissue, muscles) at specific acupuncture points. This treatment aims at influencing the flow of Qi, helps to relieve pain, and prevent various diseases.

Acupuncture may treat many different illnesses, varying from headaches, to gynecological problems, depression or anxiety, to musculoskeletal aches and pains.

Acupuncture aims to find and treat the root cause of the problem in order to alleviate the presenting condition.

There are several types of acupuncture. In electro acupuncture, electrical current is applied to the needles once they are inserted in order to further stimulate the respective acupuncture point. Shiatsu acupuncture follows the same pressure-point principles as Shiatsu massage, using needles to help move the energy.

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Cupping Therapy Mississauga

Cupping therapy is an ancient form of alternative medicine. The approach is to attach small glass cups in which a suction that is created (usually by means of heat), which are then applied to the skin drawing up the underlying tissues.

Cupping has the function of warming and promoting the free flow of Qi and blood in the meridians, dispelling cold and dampness, and diminishing swelling and pain.

Cupping therapy helps to relieve back and neck pain, stiff muscles, improve circulation, reduce inflammation, cough, asthma, and improve metabolism to name a few. Cupping also helps to reduce cellulite, and is used as a type of deep-tissue massage.

Cupping is a therapeutic method used for breaking up the blockages to restore the body's natural flow of energy.

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Moxibustion / Moxibustion Acupuncture

Registered Massage Therapy in Mississauga

Moxibustion (moxa) is an alternative therapy in which the application of heat to a specific area of the body for the purpose of treating disharmony. A disease that may not be treated by acupuncture may be treated by moxibustion. The term moxibustion is derived from the Japanese term "Moc Kusa", which means burning herb. Moxibustion uses the herb artemisia vulgaris which is a species of the chrysanthemum family.

The intention is to warm and invigorate the flow of Qi in the body, dispel certain pathogenic factors, strengthen the flow of Qi, and maintain general health.

Moxibustion is sometimes referred to as Moxibustion Acupuncture, as it focuses on specific acupuncture points throughout the body. Rather than touching the points directly with a needle, however, moxa stimulates the pressure points with the help of heat.

What is Moxibustion used for? Moxibustion is used to treat arthritis, asthma, diarrhea, rheumatic pain, abdominal pain, and many more ailments. Moxibustion is beneficial in preventing disease and staying healthy.

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Registered Massage Therapy in Mississauga

Our Registered Massage Therapists in Mississauga are trained in Reflexology. This form of RMT involves the application of pressure to areas of the hands and feet. Pressure applied to specific points brings relaxation and healing to corresponding areas of the body and helps support the body's efforts to function optimally.

Hand and foot Reflexology helps relieve tension, reduce stress and anxiety, improve circulation, treat insomnia, relieve musculoskeletal pain, and ease hormonal and digestive issues, to name a few.

Reflexology is non-invasive; you do not have to remove your clothing, and it treats the entire body. Reflexology may be used to restore and maintain the body's natural balance and facilitate healing.

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Dr. Lanoue Chiropractic Clinic offers the best Registered Massage Therapy in Mississauga. To learn more or schedule an appointment, get in touch.