Massage Therapy is soft tissue manipulation providing a therapeutic response within muscles, joints, fascia, ligaments and tendons. It provides an alternative health option for all ages to help alleviate discomfort associated with everyday. These discomforts often arise from occupational stresses, muscular overuse and many chronic pain syndromes. The benefits of Massage Therapy are physical, mental and emotional in nature. The human touch involved in Massage Therapy has a healing effect that in not explainable but can only be experienced.
Massage Therapy is a safe and effective treatment for many conditions including:
- Back Pain
- Stiff shoulders/neck
- Anxiety and Panic Disorders
- Post-injury rehabilitation
- Post-surgery rehabilitation
- Pre & Post-Natal Discomforts’
- Whiplash/Car Accidents
Registered Massage Therapists (RMT’s) in Ontario are regulated by the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario and must be licensed by the Regulated Health Professionals Act, the same act governing medical doctors, nurses and physiotherapists. Registered Massage Therapists abide by a strict code of ethics and standards of practice set out by the college.
Albion Hills Massage is a therapist owned clinic that has been proudly serving Caledon for over 10 years. Our clinic therapists are here to help our patients’ take responsibility for their own health and well-being. Our RMT’s use techniques to help facilitate the body’s own innate healing power. We offer top quality hands-on therapy delivered in a warm, nurturing and professional manner. Our clinic is pleased to have a very high patient referral rate reflecting a high opinion of our clinic and therapists.
We offer massage therapy six days a week for your convenience. In order to avoid disappointment, please try to schedule your appointment in advance as the schedule fills up very quickly. We would be happy to place you on our cancellation list if we cannot accommodate you at your preferred time. For our fee schedule including student and senior rates, please call our clinic and we would be happy to answer any questions that you have.
The clinic requires 24 hours notice to cancel or reschedule an appointment to avoid being charged your full appointment fee.
Massage Therapy is not covered by OHIP, however most patients have it covered through their extended health care plans.
You do not need a physician’s referral to see a RMT, however you may need one for your insurance company to ensure reimbursement. Call your extended health care provider to find out.
If you would like to find a RMT in your area, you can use RMTFind.com, in association with the Ontario Massage Therapists Association, to search for a specific RMT to satisfy your needs.
What to Expect:
Your first Massage Therapy session will consist of a thorough evaluation by the RMT including medical history and patient complaints. You will be covered on the massage table by linens and only the parts being massaged will in undraped. The patient will be asked to give specific feedback during the treatment in regards to pressure and comfort levels, for example, room temperature and music levels.
In some cases, Massage Therapy may not be appropriate. Certain circulatory ailments, infectious diseases/conditions, certain forms of cancers, cardiac problems, skin conditions and inflamed conditions may be worsened by Massage Therapy, so be sure to consult your physician before initiating massage treatment.