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Health Conditions

Massage Therapy as Treatment

Did you know that about 30 different massage techniques exist? These techniques are used to treat, help with, or otherwise improve certain health conditions. Some of these treatment techniques are specific treatment for a health condition, but in general it is common practice, that your massage therapist may combine treatment techniques during a session to adjust to your body's response during the massage.

We thought to compile a list with common health conditions, where massage therapy is deemed beneficial. This list does not make claims of being complete, but we think it is helpful to give a general orientation to the interested reader. We also have included links to different treatment techniques where applicable.

Please do always talk to your therapist or doctor about your condition first, before considering a treatment.

List of Health Conditions

Asthma

· COPD
· Emphysema

Autoimmune Rheumatic Disorders

· Raynaud's Disease
· Systematic Lupus Erythematosus

Bursa, Muscle, and Tendon Disorders

· Bursitis
· Contusions
· Fibromyalgia
· Muscle Cramps
· Muscle Injuries
· Muscle Overuse
· Muscle Sores
· Muscle Tension and Spasm
· Muscular Dystrophies
· Sprains
· Strains
· Tendinopathies (Tendonitis)
· Tendinitis
· Tendon and Muscle Tears

Cancer Care

· Lymphoedema
· Pain
· Post Mastectomy Care
· Nausea

Female Health

· Labour Care amd Support [-> Pregnancy Massage]
· Pelvic Pain
· Pregnancy (Pre and Post Care) [-> Pregnancy Massage]

Foot and Ankle Disorders

· Medial Plantar Nerve Entrapment
· Metatarsalgia
· Plantar Fasciosis
· Plantar Fasciitis

Hand Disorders

· Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (Repetitive Strain)
· Dupuytrens’ Contracture
· Ergonomics
· Osteoarthritis of the Hand

Headaches

· Tension Headache
· Migraine Headache

Hip, Leg & Knee Disorders

· Anterior ligament tears
· Illiotibial Band Impingement Syndrome
· Patellar Tracking Dysfunction
· Restless Legs Syndrome
· Shin splints (Compartment Syndrome)
· Varicose Veins

Injuries (General)

· Auto Injuries
· Exercise injuries [-> Sports Massage]
· Fractures and Edema
· Motor vehicle accident injuries
· Rotator cuff injuries
· Sports injuries [-> Sports Massage]
· Traumas from Automobile Accidents
· Traumas from Falls
· Work injuries

Joint Disorders

· Gout
· Osteoarthritis (OA)
· Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)
· Temporomandibular Joint Disorder (TMJ)

Neck and Back Pain

· Degenerative Disc Disease (Slipped Disc)
· Facet Pain
· Kyphosis
· Piriformis Syndrome
· Sciatica
· Sciatic Pain
· Scoliosis
· Thoracic Outlet Syndrome (numbness/tingling in hands & arms)
· Torticollis
· Whiplash (and associated disorders)

Neurological Disorders

· Hypertension and Congestive Heart Failure
· Multiple Sclerosis
· Parkinson's Disease
· Spastic paralysis
· Stroke

Paediatrics

· Colic

Psychological Disorders

· Anxiety
· Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
· Depression
· Insomnia
· Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
· Stress and stress related conditions

Shoulder & Elbow Conditions

· Dislocations
· Frozen Shoulder
· Golfer's Elbow
· Repetitive Use Injuries
· Tendonopathy
· Tennis Elbow

Uncategorized Conditions

· Constipation
· Edema (swelling)
· Gastrointestinal disorders
· Post-surgical rehabilitation
· Range of motion issues

24 Hour Cancellation Policy

If you are unable to keep the appointment you have reserved, please call with more than 24 hours notice to avoid being charged. Appointments cancelled with less than 24 hours notice will be charged at 50% of the booked services.

 

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