Ace Sports Clinic: Inspiring High Performance

What is Massage Therapy?

Massage therapy is the manipulation of soft tissues of the body including, muscles, connective tissues, tendons, ligaments and joints. Massage Therapy is a clinically-oriented healthcare option that helps alleviate the discomfort associated with everyday and occupational stresses, muscular over-use and many chronic pain conditions.

Why choose a registered massage therapist at Ace Sports clinic Toronto?

Massage therapy should be provided by a Registered Massage Therapist (RMT). An RMT is an individual who is registered with the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario, in accordance with the Regulated Health Professions Act and the Massage Therapy Act. Only registrants with the CMTO are permitted to use the title Massage Therapist (MT), Registered Massage Therapist (RMT).

Our therapists have completed over 2200 hours of training programs to become RMTs and many additional professional development courses to improve their hands on skill sets.

They all have extensive expertise in treating various soft tissue related conditions and have over a decade of experience.

What does treatment involve?

Massage therapycan be used for the treatment of both acute and chronic conditions. RMTs can work with a wide variety of patients, of all ages, in the treatment of illness, injury prevention and rehabilitation, disability, sports training, ongoing stress management.

Massage therapy use their knowledge of physiology and anatomy to combine traditional Swedish and modern massage therapy techniques with other therapies to treat clients.
The following is a list of conditions for which massage therapy can prove beneficial. This list is not exhaustive but covers many common conditions.

  • Anxiety and depression
  • Asthma and Emphysema
  • Back, leg, and neck pain
  • Cancer symptoms
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome (repetitive strain)
  • Chronic Fatigue syndrome
  • Dislocations
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fractures and edema
  • Inflammatory conditions such as arthritis and bursitis
  • Headaches
  • Kyphosis and Scoliosis
  • Insomnia
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Palliative care
  • Muscle tension and spasm
  • Pregnancy and labour support
  • Post-surgical rehabilitation
  • Strains and sprains
  • Sports injuries Stroke
  • Stress and stress related conditions
  • Temporomandibular Disorders
  • Tendinitis
  • Whiplash

    Massage therapycan also be used as part of a preventative care program for all ages. This includes sports training, injury prevention, ongoing stress management.