Applications

(taken from massage.ca)

What Does Massage Therapy Treat:

Massage therapy melts away stress and tension, relieving associated headaches and muscular aches & pains. By encouraging the body’s own healing processes to act, massage therapy, reduces injury healing time. Massage therapy aids in the healing process from injury or over-use, and is an excellent form of preventive health care.

Massage Therapy is Recommended for:
asthma
arthritis
baby massage
back pain
buergers’ disease
bursitis
cancer
carpal tunnel syndrome
cerebral palsy
child massage
chronic fatigue syndrome
chronic edema
chronic pain
compression syndromes
contusions
contractures
cramps
depression/grieving process
degenerative disc disease
diabetes
digestive complaints/ constipation
dislocations
dupuytrens’ contracture
dysmennorhea
edema
emphysema
fibromyalgia/ chronic fatigue
fibrositic breast pain, breast injuries, congestion and swelling
fibrositis and fibrosis
foot/plantar fasciitis/ples planus – flat foot fractures
frozen shoulder
gout
headache fibrositic/ migraine
hemiplegia
herniated disc
hypertension
iliotibial band contracture
insomnia
jaw pain/TMJ
knee injury
Low Back Pain
lymphatic disorders
mesothelioma
multiple sclerosis
muscle spasms/ strain rehabilitation
muscular dystrophy
neck pain/ torticollis
neuralgia / neuritis
osteoarthritis/ rheumatoid arthritis
osteoporosis
palliative care
paralysis
parkinsons
pes planus
plantar fasciitis
poliomyelitis & post polio syndrome
postural disorders / scoliosis
pregnancy discomforts/ pre and post natal
pre / post-surgical and post-injury rehabilitation
period pain/ dysmenorrhoea/ dysmenorrhea
prevention/ lessening of fibrosis
raynaud’s disease
relaxation
relief of pain
repetitive strain injuries
respiratory problems (such as asthma, bronchitis and emphysema)
scars
sciatica/ neuralgia spastic paralysis
sports injuries
sprains/strains / ligament and joint athletic injuries
stiff joints
stress related disorders
tendonitis/ bursitis/neuritis
thoracic outlet syndrome
whiplash disorders WAD