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
Medical Acupuncture is the medical practice of inserting small thin needles into various points in the body. 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 and promotes circulation for faster healing.
How can Kinesio Taping help?
The Kinesio Taping Method can be used to help treat conditions like:
BIOFLEX® Therapy Laser
Laser Therapy can be added to your massage treatment to aid in healing your tissues. BIOFLEX® utilizes powerful Class 3b lasers together with large surface arrays of bicolour LEDs that affect a large volume of circulating blood as well as underlying tissues. This has been shown to accelerate healing response and decrease pain, inflammation, edema and associated symptoms.
How can Laser Therapy help?
Laser Therapy can be used to speed up recovery from:
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: $75
45 mins: $100
60 mins: $120
75 mins: $140
90 min: $165
Add Acupuncture or Laser Therapy: $22.60
Add Kinesio Taping: $5.65
(all prices listed include HST)
Additional fees may apply for in-home visits (at your home).
Please contact for in-home rates.