Massage Therapy: Restorative and preventive healthcare for all ages
As we have become more aware of alternative approaches to traditional healthcare, our understanding and appreciation of the complex world of massage therapy has grown exponentially. Traditional relaxation and therapeutic massages have long been recognized for their health benefits but today’s therapist has a wider range of techniques available to restore health and prevent illness by treating an ever-expanding array of problems and conditions.
Below you will find a list of several traditional and newer therapies we offer and the conditions they can treat. As well there are links to the biographies of our professionally trained and accredited team of Bellesmere therapists. Whatever your health concerns, your therapist can provide a treatment plan specific to your needs.
Bellesmere Massage Therapy encourages you to schedule a teen massage at our clinic in Scarborough, Ontario to help your teenager restore proper balance to their body.
We are eager to introduce you to the many benefits of massage after giving birth and help you make a full recovery from the birthing process.
Hot stone massage combines traditional massage techniques with the application of special flat heated stones at key points of the body.
During labour, massage can both help relax the mother and aid in stimulating contractions. After delivery, massage can help the mother recover faster and even aid with symptoms of postpartum depression.
Some clients find that their bodies respond better to deeper tissue treatments which target muscles and structures at deeper layers of the body.
Designed to alleviate a specific ache, pain or condition through the use of multiple soft tissue techniques to reduce swelling, relieve muscle tension and improve circulation.
A relaxation massage delivered by a trained therapist targets all parts of the body and offers a host of health benefits beyond relaxation.
Child massage therapy can help children and teens deal better with the physical and mental stresses of growing up, boosting their immune system and instilling healthy sleeping patterns.
The calming influence of gentle massage reduces stress hormones and can soothe colicky and fussy babies and aid with digestive problems and constipation.
Whether it's a specific problem area or just general "wear and tear", massage should be an integral part of every senior's healthcare strategy.
Janice combines her massage therapy experience with her education in structural integration and visceral manipulation to provide treatments for her clients.
Debora has over 14 years experience in deep tissue work and specializes in Cranial Therapy.
Shaona specializes in providing relief from stress, inflammation, acute and chronic pain through the use of various massage and energy techniques.
Rod's specialty and area of expertise is structural integration, using the KMI method.
Ashley's specialties include hot stone massage, pre and post natal and infant massage.
Amanda is a graduate of the University of Western Ontario and the Medix College of Healthcare. She values client education and specializes in a variety of massage techniques, including deep fascial work and joint mobilizations.
Alok is a Manual Osteopath and a Registered Kinesiologist (McMaster University). He specializes in assessing the root cause of an issue to resolve chronic pain.