At The Power of Touch we take pride in our ability to provide results driven, quality massage therapy adapted to fit a wide range of needs. From general stress to sports or repetitive stress injuries; we can assist with just about anything.
Massage with therapy and results in mind. One that gradually improves through strengthening, stretching and massage therapy. We are dedicated to providing noticeable and measurable results to every person who walks through our doors. Assisting our clients to set and achieve a higher standard for themselves and their bodies.
In the province of Ontario a person who holds an R.M.T. license has completed a minimum of 2,200 hours training in the areas of anatomy, physiology, pathology, kinesiology, hydrotherapy, remedial exercises, treatment of medically related conditions.
Upon graduation from a massage therapy college, approved by the Ministry of Education and Training, students are examined and licensed by College of Massage Therapists of Ontario under the Regulated Health Professions Act and the Massage Therapy Act.
The practice of massage therapy is the assessment of the soft tissue and joints of the body and the treatment and prevention of physical dysfunction and pain of the soft tissues and joints by manipulation to develop, maintain, rehabi-litate or augment physical function, or relieve pain.
Massage therapy treatment has a therapeutic effect on the body and optimizes health and well-being by acting on the muscular, nervous and circulatory systems. Physical function can be developed, maintained and improved; and physical dysfunction and pain and the effects of stress can be relieved or prevented through the use of Massage Therapy.
Peer-reviewed medical research has shown that the benefits of massage include pain relief; reduced anxiety and depression; and temporarily reduced blood pressure, heart rate, and state of anxiety. Massage can block nociception (gate control theory), activating the parasympathetic nervous system, which may stimulate the release of endorphins and serotonin; preventing fibrosis or scar tissue; increasing the flow of lymph; and improving sleep. …see more benefits of massage »