Heal Injury, Relieve Stress and Eliminate Pain with Powerful and Nourishing Massage Therapy
Downtown Toronto Massage Therapy
Are one these PAIN, INJURY or STRESS issues affecting your life?
Downtown Toronto Massage Techniques we use.
Here is a list of types of Treatments that our Massage Clinic offers. ** Our default treatment is the No Frills. Pick that if you are not sure which is best and we will accommodate to suit you.
Therapeutic Massage Services
The NO FRILLS: A medium to high intensity focused treatment for sore achy muscles and painful chronic conditions. This Massage treatment is a combination of several effective therapy modalities which includes a thorough assessment and treatment plan. Great for nagging aches and pains, injuries, maintenance and recovery with a touch of relaxation and some exercise prescription.
Relaxation Massage Services
The ALL THE FRILLS: A calming low to medium intensity Massage designed to induce deep states of calm and well being. We work out the ‘knots’ while helping you get relaxed. *Warning: Prepare to sleep really well afterwards
Sports Massage Services
A medium to high intensity Massage treatment dealing specifically with the injury and performance needs of active populations. Includes a thorough assessment and treatment plan. Great for pre and post race/competition, rehab, recovery or maintenance
Deep Tissue Massage Services
A strong and focused treatment that aims to access deeper structures to relieve pain and improve function. This treatment can lead to soreness the next day but can also be very therapeutic.
An advanced technique using muscle testing to ascertain dysfunctional motor activation and re-patterning them to improve pain and performance.
Myofascial Release Services
A type of Massage that addresses the connective tissue layer of the body known as the Fascia. This layer provides the transportation infrastructure for most of your blood vessels and nerves and can frequently become dysfunctional.
Pregnancy Massage Services
Pre-Natal and Post-Natal Massage therapy by specifically trained therapists who understand all the stages of pregnancy and tailor their treatments to help with pain, discomfort, sleep and relaxation
Scar tissue Massage Services
Scar tissues can create adhesions that entrap nerves or blood vessels passing through them. This can lead to abnormal signalling to the brain and create irritation. Using advanced assessments and techniques, we determine if and how the scar tissue is dysfunctional and treat it accordingly.
Active Dynamic Release Therapy
Using advanced techniques that pin specific structures and use active or passive movements to create a deep shear. Great for areas of the body lot of wear and tear.
Intra Oral (TMJ) Massage Services
Clenching, Grinding, Snoring, Poor Sleep positions, Missing teeth, Stress can all play havoc on this joint. Specifically trained therapists use various assessments and techniques to help regain optimal function in this area. This treatment includes a full Oral Posture Assessment for airway, breathing, tongue and lip restrictions, chewing, swallowing and sleeping issues. (Provided by Faz Moosa RMT)
Instrument Assisted Massage
Using instruments such as the FAT Tool or Rock Blades to glide over structures at various depths to create a deep shear. Effective in ways that just using hands are not. (Similar to Graston or Gua Sha techniques)
Other Aches Away Toronto Massage Services
A form of medical acupuncture that provides pain and stress relief by needling next to peripheral nerves and their spinal insertions. (Provided by Faz Moosa RMT)
Trigger Point Therapy
Scientific work has shown than often the nervous system will project pain onto another part of the body from where the area of dysfunction actually is. This treatment focuses on finding these areas (Trigger Points) and using various techniques to diffuse them. (Provided by Anna Sapershteyn RMT and Faz Moosa RMT)
A Japanese Massage system based on improving energetic flow through the meridians of the body to reduce pain and improve function (Provided by Faz Moosa RMT)
Post concussion treatment involves gentle techniques to the upper body and neck musculature as well as Craniosacral techniques for any of the cranial nerves that may be affected. Provided by Faz Moosa RMT
Thai Yoga Massage (on table)
A blissful deep stretch and massage using eastern merdian and yoga principles (Provided by Anna Sapershteyn RMT – pick the No Frills treatment and for it)
Addresses the numerous structures housed in this area to improve function and create awareness. Particularly effective for Scar Tissue restrictions and Digestive dysfunction (Provided by Anna Sapershteyn RMT – pick the No Frills and ask for it)
A subtle technique that seeks to balance the rhythms of your cranium and allow for proper movement of your cranial and sacral areas. Very powerful for treating Migraines and creating profound states of calm.
Using silicone cups to create a vacuum that lift tissue and use active or passive movements to create a deep shear. (Provided by Faz Moosa RMT)
A form of spinal decompression and strengthening that improves posture, relieves pain and improves mobility (Provided by Austin Norris RMT)
Found the perfect Massage Service for you?
Our Massage Clinic in Toronto is ideally situated in Downtown near College Subway Station.
Medical and Therapeutic use of Massage Therapy has existed since ancient times. Every civilization, every culture has created some form of touch therapy that has helped people relieve pain, reduce stress and feel good in their body.
Our Massage Clinic in Toronto offers services that, not only touch on all these cultures but are also highly effective and evidence based treatments. Here is a quote from a Science Direct Research Review on Massage Therapy
In this review, massage therapy has been shown to have beneficial effects on varying conditions including prenatal depression, preterm infants, full-term infants, autism, skin conditions, pain syndromes including arthritis and fibromyalgia, hypertension, autoimmune conditions including asthma and multiple sclerosis, immune conditions including HIV and breast cancer and aging problems including Parkinson’s and dementia.
Our Approach: Aches Away Toronto Massage Services and Treatments
Building on our personalized approach to healthcare, we understand that one size does not fit all, so we offer a diverse array of Massage services to target your area of concern or simply provide you with a relaxing time to re-energize. No matter your wellness goals, we can tailor a massage experience to your body’s needs and maximize the therapeutic results.
So many of us, in our hurried lives rely on over-the-counter medications to remedy the chronic pain we experience. Quick fixes for back pain, spinal issues, herniated discs, and general muscle soreness do not improve long term health and could instead lead to further problems. Administering meds to treat symptoms does nothing to solve the underlying problem and only masks pain. Unlike some who say, “Pain is weakness leaving the body,” we see painful symptoms as your body’s way of communicating. If you feel pain, please listen and take the next steps to treat the cause of the pain instead of telling your pain to be quiet. Instead of ignoring painful symptoms or avoiding movements that hurt you, visit our clinic to begin recovering and treating pain at its source.
We will work with you towards pain-free living and recommend the appropriate massage treatment to combat aching or sore muscles, joint aches, or stress. Let our highly trained Massage Therapy Clinical Therapists rid your body of the pain you carry to help you find a lasting solution to pain management.
All massage sessions begin with a discussion of your goals and problem areas so your therapist can customize treatment based on the needs and challenges your body presents.
Frequently Asked Questions About Massage Therapy
Will I be undressed during my massage?
At Aches Away, you comfort is central to our practice. You make the choice as to how much you undress during your therapy session and feel free to ask your therapist for guidance. Your therapist will ask you to specify parts of the body to focus on which ones you prefer they avoid. It is always about your comfort level. You will have time to undress privately before your massage begins. During your massage, you will be properly covered to keep you comfortable.
How do I find the right therapist?
Start your search for the right practitioner here on our website to identify the type of massage you need and the therapists who specialize in that particular form of touch therapy. You can also choose to contact us with questions regarding who will provide the best fit for your needs.
What are the health benefits of regular massage therapy?
Massage is more than a simple reward for your hard work. The many benefits of massage include increased relaxation, pain reduction, stress relief, and injury recovery. Massage is also offered to address the specific needs needs of athletes, or those struggling with fibromyalgia, insomnia, or migraine headaches.
Can one session ‘fix’ my problem?
While many patients leave one session and experience immediate relief of a chronic pain, others require ongoing treatment to see significant improvement of symptoms. Since medical treatments improve through relationship building, you can expect that each time you return your therapist will learn your preferences and move your body closer to long-term benefits.
What is included in the time scheduled for my massage session?
Each session begins with time to communicate with your therapist so he/she is able to customize treatment to your individual needs. You will then have time to undress privately and prepare for your massage.
Are there any reasons I should avoid massage?
Because massage is a non-invasive, non-medicinal treatment, it is a safe treatment for most patients, however there are cases when massage is not the right treatment option. For people suffering high blood pressure, deep-vein, thrombosis, and some skin conditions we suggest you check with our clinic prior to scheduling with us. If you experience dizziness, have suffered an accident, or have a fever, then it would be wise to postpone a scheduled massage.
Is it okay if I do not talk during my session?
Whether your personality is introverted or extraverted, you deserve the right massage experience to help you relax. Talk as much or as little as you need, but we recommend communicating to your therapist in order guide the amount of pressure you receive and especially if you experience any discomfort.
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