||Linda is a graduate of the College of Massage and Hydrotherapy and practices mainly with the Swedish Massage techniques . Although she has furthered her studies to include the Esalen Deep Tissue Massage, Soft Tissue Release and Hot Stone Massage. Linda is an adventurist at heart she has had careers as a Child and Youth Worker, Horse Trainer and a Singer/Songwriter.
The purpose of massage therapy is to prevent, develop, maintain, rehabiliate or augment physical function or relieve pain(Massage Therapy Act, 1991).
Massage Therapy is the manipulation of the soft tissues of the body including muscles, connective tissue, tendons, ligaments and joints. Massage therapy helps alleviate the soft tissue discomfort associated with stresses, muscular over-use and chronic pain conditions.
|There a numerous benefits to receiving massage therapy treatments from a Registered Massage Therapist. The benefits range form an hour of relaxation to reduction of muscle tension or relief from chronic pain. a therapeutic massage can enhance your overall sense of well being as well as your quality of life. People of all ages can benefit from massage therapy and with a health maintenance plan massage therapy can:
|reduce or eliminate pain
improve joint mobility
improve immune system
reduce depression and anxiety
reduce tension within muscles
increase body awareness
While massage therapy benefits the injured, the ill and the stressed; the real strength of massage therapy lies in the prevention. Registered Massage Therapist can aid patients with:
|Anxiety and Depression
Back, leg and neck pain
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Asthma and Emphysema
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Kyphosis and Scoliosis
Stress Reduction and Relaxation
Tempromandibular Joint Dysfunction
Degenerative Disc Disease
Sciatica and Piriformis Syndrome