ABOUT MASSAGE THERAPY
WHAT IS REGISTERED MASSAGE THERAPY?
Registered Massage Therapists (RMT's) in British Columbia are health care professionals committed to restoring and maintaining optimal health and pain-free function of the body.
Massage therapy can be a very effective way of helping patients overcome injuries and tension on a path to recovery and overall better health. RMT's in BC are extensively trained in various manual therapies and have undergone thousands of hours of classroom and hands on training.
RMT's are trained in various techniques including, but not exclusive to; Swedish massage, Myofascial Release, Sports massage, Lymphatic drainage and Trigger point release.
Massage therapy can be used to treat and lessen the effects of many ailments such as;
- sprains and strains, sciatica, rotator cuff injuries, tennis elbow, anxiety, surgery healing, carpal tunnel, arthritis, hypertension, depression, anxiety and others.
Massage therapy is the treatment and prevention of dysfunction, injury, pain and physical disorders of the soft tissues and joints by manual and physical methods to develop, maintain, rehabilitate or augment physical function to relieve pain and promote health.
The Registered Massage Therapists (RMT's) at Peakform have undergone two years of training and education to achieve an exceptional level of skill. Massage therapists manipulate the body’s soft tissues; muscles, tendons connective tissue, joints and ligaments to achieve results.
Peakform therapists also develop clinical specialties that allow them to treat an array of clinical presentations. Such issues include but are not limited to; Stress/relaxation, sports injuries, surgery recovery, Pre and post natal massage, pediatrics, TMJ, headaches and strains.
The high standard of clinical from the massage therapists at Peakform have earned them accolades and awards such as "Best of Vancouver".