Massage Therapy & Osteopathy
Are you seeking professional massage therapy services in Toronto?
Our RMT and Osteopathy treatments are provided by our Registered Massage Therapist and Osteopath Aleksei Chernyak, who has 10 years of experience and is an expert in these fields. Aleksei possesses a vision for helping others and focuses on the primary challenge; promoting long-term success. He currently holds certifications in Massage Therapy, Osteopathy, and Body Shaping and Contouring.
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Massage is a therapeutic treatment provided by a registered practitioner. It involves manipulation of soft tissues of the body, generally performed using the therapist’s hands; however, it can also include the use of the elbow for deeper penetration through the muscles, tendons, and ligaments.
Massage Therapy can be used to treat a number of different ailments. It can be utilized for relaxation and stress relief, but may also be used for deep tissue treatment – where the therapist works on releasing the pressure from trigger points, as to provide relief in an area that is tensed. Massage Therapy may also target muscle spasms or injuries due to sports activities or similar events.
Osteopathy is a treatment for the back, joints, or muscle pain. It is used to release stress and muscle pain and strains in the body. Osteopathy may be used to treat any of the following conditions:
- Chronic headaches, migraines or head pressure/pain
- Sport injuries
- Orthopedic injuries or chronic issues
- Postural issues or concerns
- Post-surgical difficulties
- Chronic conditions in neck or back
- Motor vehicle accident complications
- Pain and strain injuries
- Degenerative disc disease
- Digestion issues
- Arthritic conditions and joint dysfunction
During the initial consultation, our qualified practitioner will assess and examine the body, pinpointing any identified concerns. Once the assessment is complete, the practitioner will provide a treatment plan that meets the client’s individual needs.
Here are other types of Massage Therapy available at Elysium Beauty Clinic
Professional Full-body Therapeutic Massage
Therapeutic massage is more intense and targeted than classic or relaxation massage – and the movements of the massage therapist are aimed at relieving specific areas of blockage or tension. As a result, healing of abnormalities and pathologies is often achieved. The patient may experience a rather intense feeling during the massage, but the results can be profound.
Essentially, any professional massage is likely to be therapeutic, as it mobilizes the body’s defenses, increases immunity, and has a beneficial effect on the state of the cardiovascular, nervous, digestive, respiratory systems and blood circulation, while also improving joint mobility.
Neck Therapeutic Massage
Therapeutic massage of the neck (massage of the collar area) improves the flow of oxygen into the neck promotes skin nutrition, activates blood flow, and promotes lymph drainage. There are vascular and nerve tracts that react positively to stimulus. Results are improved vascular tone, pain relief, and improved mobility of the joints, back, and neck. Massage of the collar area includes kneading, stroking, and rubbing. Indications for Neck Therapeutic Massage include hypertension, scoliosis, torticollis of children, headache, neuroticism, and cervical osteochondritis.
Segmental and Point Massage
Segmental medical massage involves manipulation of the segments where change takes place (between muscle, skin, and bone). Reflex alteration is corrected by special massage techniques after the affected area are detected by palpation. If painful zones of a particular segment are identified, these points of concern are addressed and eliminated. The segmental massage includes point massage, which is a form of acupuncture.
Classical Therapeutic Massage
The classical therapeutic massage is the foundation of all other massage variations and is the most popular due to its balancing, euphoric results. Stroking, kneading, rubbing present in different massage types; however, in the classical massage they are utilized longer, more frequently repeated, and have a certain repetitive order.
Initially, the collar area is massaged, followed by hands moving forward to stimulate lymph sinuses – then on to overall bodywork. Following a classical medical massage session, one is full of energy, pain-free, with enduring effects like improved sleep and appetite. Massage is not only good for general physical and mental health but is known to establish an improved overall mood.
Because therapeutic massage affects all areas of the body, it addresses insomnia, fatigue, and stress; improves skin conditions; stimulates the processes of metabolism and digestion, while supporting metabolizing of fat, and settling the nervous system.
Each type of medical massage has a distinct benefit. The massage therapist will recommend a course of action, including a kind of mechanical intervention, depending on the treatment target.
Medical Therapeutic Massage
Medical therapeutic massage has an impact not only on the skin and soft tissues but also on the joints, bones, and internal organs. As a result, microcirculation of blood of tissues health is restored, and joints mobility is increased. Abrupt movements are excluded during Therapeutic Massage; providing an intervention that is strictly measured and applied on a limited area of the body.
This form of massage must be completed by a qualified professional to ensure the procedure will be effective and safe. Indications include neurosis, neuralgia, recovery from trauma, spine disease (scoliosis, osteochondritis), other problems of the musculoskeletal system, and recovery after stroke. Massage releases edema and pain; restoring the function of muscles and joints.
Lymphatic massage and anti-cellulite massage are sub-types of manual medical massage, and effectively improve metabolism, positively impact the energy system, strengthen immunity, improve lymph flow, burn subcutaneous fat, and release excess fluid. These types of massage are often used in body weight correction.