Did you know?
Massage Therapists in BC are legislated by the government under the BC Health Professionals Act. It has been a regulated health care profession since 1946.
Also… Massage Therapists in BC have the highest training standards in North America.
And…Massage Therapists in BC have mandatory continuing education and professional development.
Finally… The Registered Massage Therapists’ Association of British Columbia has a dedicated research department. Increasingly, scientific research supports the use of massage therapy as an effective Health Care approach.
To cut a long story short, if you choose a Massage Therapist in BC, their training and qualifications are second to none!
What does training to be a Massage Therapist actually include?
Standard educational requirements include comprehensive studies in health sciences such as anatomy, physiology, pathology, kinesiology and neuroanatomy. Other studies include clinical sciences such as manual skills, orthopedics, remedial exercise, hydrotherapy and patient education. The management of chronic diseases, injuries and the effects of long-term stress are also studied extensively.
What can Massage Therapy do for you?
It is widely understood that massage therapy decreases stress and helps control pain. Perhaps less known is the effectiveness of massage therapy in treating deeper structures of the body such as ligaments, bones and joints, fascia, blood vessels, organs and other soft tissues of the body. Massage therapy can provide relief for many common conditions including but not limited to:
- Migraine headaches
- Low Back Pain
- Stress Release
- Sports injuries
- And many other common conditions related to soft tissue and joint dysfunction
How do you choose the perfect therapist for you?
Choosing a massage therapist for the first time is no different from other choices you make in your life…. it’s all about fit. The perfect one for you may not be the same as someone else’s perfect and your choice is all about YOU, YOUR wellness and YOUR health. Your perfect therapist will be the one that understands you, inside and out.