We offer massage therapy services. For athletes. And for everyone else.
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Benefits of massage therapy
Getting a massage can provide you with a host of benefits:
- increases joint mobility and range of motion
- acute and chronic pain modulation
- aids in healing processes in acute and chronic injuries
- decrease in scar tissue and adhesions due to postural faults, surgeries etc.
- postural awareness
- decreases general muscle resting tension
- relaxation/reduces sympathetic firing
- promotes general functionality
Let us know if you have questions, or want to book an appointment.
Massage for athletes
Anyone can benefit from a relaxing massage. But for athletes, massage can be an important part of a high performance regime.
Our Registered Massage Therapists
Our massage therapists are Christy Mader, Kristen Bradley and Sarai Goodwin.
Common conditions that we treat
Here’s a few of the common conditions that people see us for:
- acute and chronic pain conditions
- muscle tension
- tension headaches
- joint dysfunctions
- frozen shoulder
- lumbar spine conditions
- chronic back pain
Massage therapy techniques
At Arbutus, we use a range of techniques, including:
- deep tissue
- general Swedish Techniques
- myofascial and fascial release
- joint mobilizations
- proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation
- muscle energy
- dynamic release
- trigger point techniques
- hydrotherapy modalities
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