Category Archives: Massage Therapy Calgary

Massage For Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal tunnel syndrome is a painful disorder that affects the hand and wrist. When the tissue in the carpal tunnel becomes inflamed, the nerve is irritated and in turn, your hand may hurt or become numb. When a person uses a muscle over and over again, the muscle tightens and restricts circulation. When this occurs,…

Lymphatic Drainage Massage

The lymphatic System is one of the five main elimination channels in your body along with skin, lungs, kidneys & bowels. It is a major route for the absorption of nutrients from digestion into the tissues and it is also your bodies metabolic waste-disposal system. It clears toxins and waste which can not be removed…

Improving Immune System Functioning Through Massage

The function of the human immune system is to defend the body against invaders. Massage therapy is the scientific manipulation of the soft tissues of the body for the purpose of normalizing those tissues and consists of manual techniques that include applying fixed or movable pressure, holding, and/or causing movement of or to the body….

Improving Joint Mobility Through Massage

A complete head-to-toe treatment that is totally relaxing, helps to improve muscle tone, can eliminate muscle tension and you start improving joint mobility through massage. It stimulates the circulation of blood and accelerates the flow of lymph encouraging efficient delivery of oxygen and nutrients. Massage encourages relaxation of the body and the mind, reducing stress,…

Circulation Massage

Circulation is essential to the health of our muscle tissues. Muscles need fresh blood and nutrients to recover from injury. Increased circulation removes waste products from our muscle tissues as well. These toxins can get trapped in our muscle tissue leaving us feeling tired, weak, and stiff. Using circulation massage techniques, we can increase circulation…

Whiplash Massage

Whiplash is the result of a sudden acceleration or deceleration of the head and neck in relation to the torso. Whiplash is one of the most common injuries sustained in automobile accidents, but also contact sports, blows to the head, or violent shaking of the body. Since this condition can affect so many tissues, common…

Tendinitis Massage

Tendinitis is inflammation (swelling) of the tendon. A tendon is the type of tissue that connects muscle to bone. Usually causes persistent pain, muscle weakness may occur, common with strains and sprains heat, swelling, stiffness usually in musclo-tendinous junction. Tendinitis massage is a massage technique that is sometimes used for tendonitis. It is believed to…

Massage For Stroke

A stroke is a sudden loss of brain function that results when the blood supply to the brain is suddenly disrupted. Blood is carried to the brain by blood vessels, which when blocked by plaque, a clot, or they burst altogether, blood may no longer be able to move through it. Brain damage or even…

Massage And Stress Relief

We all have stress in our daily lives relating to work, family, environment, and society. Stress causes the release of hormones that create vasoconstriction and reduced circulation. Affected by stress, the heart works harder, breathing becomes rapid and shallow, and digestion slows. Nearly every body process is degraded. Massage therapy has been shown to be…

Massage For Sports Injuries

Massage for sports injuries can be a very effective treatment for hamstring strains. Suffering an injury from sport is inevitable for professionals and amateurs alike. Whatever your chosen sport, be it football, golf, tennis, cricket or running, you will undoubtedly pick up the odd niggling injury or something more serious. Sports massage has become an…