Category ‘Massage Therapy’

FAQs for your Massage Therapist

Questions that you might be embarrassed to ask your Massage Therapist Whether you are booking an appointment for therapeutic reasons or just for some pampering, a massage can have many healthy advantages.  You may have heard all the benefits of what a massage can offer but booking your first massage...

Pregnancy & Massage Therapy

Pregnancy  & Massage Therapy: Early prenatal care is essential in a pregnancy, along with regular doctor visits, massage therapy can play a big role during a pregnancy. If a women is planning to become pregnant, it is recommended that she build her health and strength up for as much...

Regular Massage Has Many Benefits

A massage, performed by a registered massage therapist (RMT), will reduce stress leaving you feeling relaxed and refreshed. A relaxing, professional massage can accommodate your individual needs. A Hand & Stone massage combines a number of techniques that will soothe and recharge you. All massages are performed by a...

Massage Etiquette

Massage Etiquette – Do’s & Dont’s This article is just a general outline of what you should know before you go for your massage and will give you some ideas of what to do and what not to do. First off – do not refer to you massage therapist...

Couple’s Massage

The Couple’s Massage can be a great escape for you & your loved one! You may have noticed that Hand & Stone Massage and Facial Spa offers Couple’s Massage as one of their treatment options. At each of the Hand & Stone’s, we have a larger room available that...

Communicating With Your RMT

Communicating with your RMT before,  during or after your massage appointment is important to ensure you have the best massage experience possible It has been close to 20 years now that I have been providing the best quality care of massage therapy to my clients.  I have realized that...

Optimize Your Massage Experience

I am taking the liberty to explain to all of you some tips on how to optimize your massage experience. There have been numerous cases in my career, as an RMT, where I have treated clients who are unsure on how to receive the treatment. If you are unsure...

Treatment Time

There has been some confusion that has been an on going subject about when your treatment time actually begins and ends.  This has been a long time misunderstood issue that has been debated for years. This article is to clarify this topic. Your session starts at the time it...

RMT, Registered Massage Therapist

Massage therapy is a regulated profession in Ontario which is managed by the College Of Massage Therapists Of Ontario. RMT stands for Registered Massage Therapist and is the qualification required to practice massage therapy in the Province Of Ontario. Follow the link above to learn all the details about...

Massage Therapy Complements Con’t

Below please find complementary modalities to massage therapy: Hydrotherapy is a type of alternative medicine that uses water in one shape or form to achieve pain relief, detoxification or a treatment aid.  Always remember that heat is used for chronic conditions and cold is used for acute conditions. Hot/Cold...