Massage Therapy Scope of Practice:
“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 tissue and joints by manipulation to develop, maintain, rehabilitate or augment physical function, or relieve pain.” (Massage Therapy Act, 1991)
Soft tissues include muscles, skin, connective tissue, tendons, ligaments and membranes.
A Massage Therapist in Ontario is someone who has successfully completed 2,200 hours of in-class and clinical training in anatomy, physiology and pathology, traditional Swedish and modern massage therapy techniques, clinical assessment, remedial exercise and other therapies, to treat their clients.
Massage Therapists are registered by The College of Massage Therapists of Ontario (CMTO) upon successful completion of written and clinical examinations, and regulated under the Regulated Health Professions Act (RHPA) and Massage Therapy Act.
Homeopathic Medicine is based on the principle of “like cures like” where minute amounts of natural substances are used to trigger the body’s self-healing abilities. This is an extremely safe treatment modality and is frequently used for multiple-medicated individuals, in pregnancy/lactation, for small children and elderly.
Uses marks and signs in the iris to assist in determining the conditions of various organs and systems. We are proud to use digital iridology software at the practice.
Examines the relationship between diet and health. Special diets may be recommended and treatment may include nutritional supplements, vitamins, minerals or enzymes.
Uses herbs or plants for healing and is the foundation of modern pharmacology. Plant substances are used for both their healing effect and nutritional value, with often fewer side effects.