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What type of Massage Therapy is offered at Keyes To Health?



Keyes To Health massage providers are all Registered Massage Therapists (RMTs), licensed to practice in the Province of Ontario. If you have group health benefits from work, have had a motor-vehicle accident or WSIB compensable injury, chances are you will be covered.


What conditions can be treated with Massage Therapy?

Patients with the following conditions are commonly seen in massage therapy practice:

   painful or tight muscles

   neck and back pain

   stress-related conditions


   motor vehicle injury pain


   pain in the arms and legs

   sports injuries

   pain from WSIB injuries

   joint pain and arthritis


   fluid retention

   prenatal and postnatal pain

   muscle wasting from inactivity

   repetative strain inuries (such as carpal tunnel, tennis elbow)


Does Massage Therapy Therapy hurt?

Typically massage therapy is pain-free; however there may be some discomfort or soreness during or after a treatment if a muscle is inflamed and/or strained.  Many people leave the session feeling very relaxed. If there are any conditions that the Massage Therapist deems more serious or may benefit from other treatments or investigations, Keyes to Health's multidisciplinary integrated clinic allows for streamlined referrals to any of our other health care services (Chiropractic Care, Acupuncture), usually on the same day.


Do I have to be in pain to have Massage Therapy?

No, Massage Therapy can be used for stress relief and general relaxation.  


Do I have to get undressed to have Massage Therapy?

Yes, but it is not necessary to remove all articles of clothing. Patients may keep clothing on areas that are not being worked on. The patient is covered by a sheet and/or blanket.  Your massage therapist is a licensed health professional, and consequently complete discretion is practiced.


How long does a Massage Therapy session last at Keyes to Health?

30, 45, 60 and 90 minute sessions are available. The duration of the session includes the entire time scheduled with the massage therapist. This includes time that may be required for preparation and assessment as well as the massage.


If I am pregnant can I have Massage Therapy?

Yes! Many pregnant women endure back pain, neck pain and other musculoskeletal conditions as a result of their foreward shifting gravity lines. The massage therapists at Keyes To Health are experienced with managing patients with theses changes, and can provide tremendous relief.


Do I need a Doctor's (ie. physician's) prescription for Massage Therapy?

Some insurance companies may require a prescription from a physician or chiropractor explaning why massage therapy is needed. Please check with your insurance carrier to determine the requirements.


I have another question!

If your question has not been addressed, please contact the Keyes To Health clinic by phone or drop us an email using the email the doctor link found below.