Kitchener Massage Therapy

Knowledge Centre

Knowledge Centre

Information about registered massage therapy and massage therapists in Kitchener Waterloo area. Categories and topics include General Massage Therapy, Stretching and Rock Climbing.

General Guidelines for Stretching

13 May 2015

Stretching your muscles can be very benificial and a great way to incurage the results your massage therapist worked so hard for. But you need to be careful not to injure yourself while stretching.

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What is Deep Tissue Massage?

12 Apr 2015

Deep Tissue massage is similar to the most common type of massage, Swedish massage, in that your therapist uses long, smooth, and kneading strokes to achieve healing changes in the body. The two forms of massage differ in that Deep Tissue massage aims to affect the deeper structures of the body and have a deeper level of healing. Deep Tissue massage is very effective in treating chronic muscle and connective tissue injuries.

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Trigger Points and Trigger Point Therapy

12 Mar 2015

After studying and treating Trigger Points for many years, I describe them to my clients as a part of muscle that has become hyper-sensitive and irritable. Trigger Points are found in a tight or stiff band of muscle, and they can be found in muscles throughout the body. The following video shows me describing a Trigger Point to a client:

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Low Back Pain

16 Feb 2015
Low back pain is no laughing matter. Whether it is due to a sports injury, bad posture, or a repetitive strain injury at work, most of us, at one point in time, have had low back pain. No matter what the cause, low back pain is a disruption to our lives. ...read more...

Does Deep Tissue Massage Hurt?

01 Jan 2015

Often Deep Tissue massage therapy will cause some tenderness when your massage therapist is working hard to work out the tension, scar tissue, and trigger points from your muscles and ligaments. And yes, sometimes you will feel a little stiffness the day after. Most often, this soreness is welcome relief as your therapist has the skill to pinpoint the source of your pain and work it out.

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What Can Deep Tissue Massage Therapy Treat

01 Mar 2014

Deep tissue massage can treat man things, including:

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