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Massage Therapy in Waterloo

Woman getting massage“Most people have no idea how good their body is designed to feel.” – Anonymous

At KW Health Connection, we want you to feel your best. That’s why we provide a broad range of options to assist you. Massage therapy is available in-house to assist in your healing. The types of treatment offered by our therapists include:

  • Swedish massage
  • Deep tissue massage
  • Cupping
  • Reflexology
  • Sports massage

Additionally, corporate outreach is available for massage.

How Registered Massage Therapy Helps You

For centuries, touch has been used to heal. Massage therapy addresses the joints, muscles, ligaments, tendons and connective tissues of the body. Massage therapy is a clinically-oriented healthcare option that helps alleviate the discomfort associated with a variety of stressors, including every day work stress, muscular over-use and many chronic pain conditions. A natural technique and modality, it promotes the health of various systems of your body. As with all of our manual therapy techniques in the clinic, the main focus of Massage Therapy is to guide the way the tissue is healing. But how does this work? Manual Therapy addresses the human body with controlled and specific inputs to influence tissue remodelling processes at a cellular level. The cells in our body are constantly turning over, to the degree that if you look at a picture of yourself from 10 years ago, there will not be a single cell that is the same.

The force that these tissues “feel” dictates how they turn over. The external force applied by our therapists influences cellular activity and leads your cells and tissues in the direction of healing.

The benefits of Registered Massage Therapy include

  • Stress reduction
  • Pain relief
  • Rehabilitation
  • Improvement of overall physical functioning
  • Increase of blood circulation
  • Promotion of lymphatic drainage

Frequently Asked Questions

Is massage therapy right for me?

Massage therapy can be extremely beneficial for many concerns, such as

  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Depression and anxiety
  • Frozen shoulder
  • Headaches
  • Joint pain
  • Knee pain
  • Low back pain
  • Nerve entrapment
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Piriformis syndrome (sciatic pain)
  • Plantar fasciitis
  • Posture imbalances
  • Pregnancy-related ailments
  • Scar tissue
  • Shoulder tension
  • Sprains/strains
  • Stiffness/reduced mobility
  • Tendonitis/overuse injuries
  • Whiplash

I’m an athlete. Should I get a massage?

Pro athletes to people who play pickup sports can experience injury and muscle overuse. Massage will relax your muscles, increase circulation and prevent future injury from occurring. It can also break up scar tissue from old injuries, increasing your flexibility. Massage stimulates and relaxes muscles just like warming up or cooling down would. You can have a massage in preparation before an event or use it to destress after a competition.

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Massage Therapy Waterloo ON | (519) 576-2222