A relaxation massage focuses on reducing overall stress and restoring balance in the body. It is a gentle, nurturing and restorative treatment.
A therapeutic massage treatment is focused on a specific goal the patient has, for example reducing pain or increasing mobility.
Most massage treatments are a combination of relaxation & therapeutic massage.
How can massage therapy help?
Massage is used to treat a variety of conditions, including:
Contemporary Medical Acupuncture
Acupuncture is the medical practice of inserting small thin needles into various points in the body, to be left in place for a period of time before removal. At times the practitioner may
attach a small electrical device to the needles to aid in treatment.
What does acupuncture do?
Needling certain points in the body stimulates the nervous system to release chemicals in the brain, spinal cord and muscles. These chemicals will change the experience of pain, or influence
the body's own internal regulating system, stimulating the healing process.
How can acupuncture help?
Acupuncture has been found effective for treatment of:
It's not just for athletes.
In fact, Kinesio Taping can successfully treat a vast range of everyday conditions from headaches to foot problems, and everything in between.
How does Kinesio Taping work?
A uniquely designed hypoallergenic elastic tape is applied to the area of injury in a specific pattern. This adds support and stability to muscles and joints without restricting the body’s range of motion.The tape is intended to be kept on for several days, and so continues to work as you go about your life. The treatment re-educates the neuromuscular system, reduces pain, prevents further injury and promotes circulation for faster healing.
How can Kinesio Taping help?
The Kinesio Taping Method can be used to help treat conditions like:
Simon Buchan is a graduate of Sutherland-Chan School of Massage Therapy and of McMaster University's Contemporary Medical Acupuncture Program, with extensive knowledge and experience in Swedish massage, orthopedic assessment, therapeutic techniques, hydrotherapy, remedial exercise, pre- and post-natal massage, medical acupuncture, Kinesio Taping and cold laser treatment.
30 mins: $65
45 mins: $85
60 mins: $100
75 mins: $120
90 min: $140
Add acupuncture: $22.60
(all prices listed include HST)
Additional fees may apply for in-home visits (at your home).
Please contact for in-home rates.
To book at Live Well Centre, call (613) 549-0866.
or call Simon at (613) 879-4965