Massage Therapists assess and treat the soft tissues and joints of the body, with the intent of producing a therapeutic outcome or providing preventative care.
Over 1.5 Million Albertans have seen a Massage Therapist in the last 12 months. Research has shown that Massage Therapy is an effective means of treating:
- Low back pain
- Neck pain
- Repetitive Strain Stress
- ... and much more!
Our Massage Therapists have completed 2 years or 2,200 hours of Massage Therapy education and are members in good standing with a professional body. The Massage Therapists at Care are trained in a variety of techniques which include:
- Deep Tissue
- Myofascial Cupping
- Visceral Manipulation
- Lymphatic Drainage using the Lymphstar Pro Fusion (see below for details!)
- Rock Blade
Call the clinic today at 403-309-2292 and we can help you find a massage therapist who fits your specific needs!
Effective January 1, 2019 the Massage Therapy cancellation policy will be applied as follows:
Early notice of the need to cancel an appointment is required. This allows for the opportunity for other patients to book in to receive Massage Therapy care and for the Massage Therapist to plan their schedule accordingly.
Patients who cancel appointments within four (4) hours of the scheduled time will be billed at 50% of the rate of the applicable treatment.
Patients who no-show or fail to make it to an appointment will be billed at 100% of the rate of the applicable treatment.
**Please note that insurance benefits do not cover cancellation or no-show fees. Motor Vehicle Accident patients – please note that cancellation or no-show fees are not covered under your protocol.**
Lymphatic Therapy with the Lymphstar Pro Fusion addresses the understanding of the circulation of lymph from a holistic point of view. The health of your body depends on the health of your cells, which in turn depends on the quality of lymph circulation.
The Lymphstar Pro Fusion is a therapeutic, vibrational massage instrument designed to improve the flow of lymph.
It combines different modalities to optimize the flow of lymph and energy in the body:
- Physical vibration
- Electro-static field
- Electropressure generated by stimulating various points
The lymphatic system is a complicated network of vessels, ducts and nodes that move fluid between cells and tissues. The lymphatic system produces and distributes immune cells to literally every tissue and organ in the body. It is essentially an additional circulatory system that complements and feeds the blood.
Unlike the blood, the lymph does not have a pump to circulate it throughout the body. If congestion of lymph occurs in certain areas, blockages can form and toxic cellular wastes can build up. Consequences of this congestion can include poor immunity, weight gain, premature aging, and skin problems among others.
Lymphatic congestion can be caused by inactivity, improper diet, infections, injury & surgery, emotional stress, environmental toxins, hormonal imbalance and the normal aging process.
Decongest and Detoxify with Lymphatic Therapy!
It can help with:
The Lymphstar Pro® - How It's Used
The Lymphstar Pro® is applied by placing the transmission therapy heads on the skin of the client. The placement sequences, timing, and applications are covered in the product manual and videos. Use of the instrument on the body is followed by lymphatic massage. Or it may be used apart from the massage as a stand-alone therapy for non-bodyworkers. Lymphatic Decongestive Therapy may be helpful for various health challenges as part of a holistic approach to health restoration or maintenance. It is compatible and synergistic with all forms of naturopathic medicine (herbs, nutrition, supplements, colon hydrotherapy), bodywork and structural therapies, bio-energy medicine techniques (homeopathy, polarity, vibrational remedies, electro-dermal, etc.), and under the advice of a physician, medical care. Persons with serious health conditions are encouraged to seek the advice of their personal healthcare practitioner before having lymphatic therapy. There are contra-indications for it.
What The Client Feels
The Lymphstar Pro® provides a relaxing experience . The relaxation lasts for a short time following therapy, followed by an energized feeling. The process of moving toxins out can create some symptoms in the hours following therapy as the lymph flow is increased. These soon subside, with positive effects soon realized over a number of sessions. Sessions are usually 2-4 times a week, from 15 minutes to one hour long. Our seminar providers teach therapy protocols for the many possible uses.
Our research therapists report an enthusiastic clientele, with word-of-mouth bringing them more satisfied customers regularly. This therapy is truly a practice-builder, providing you with the satisfaction of helping your clients in many ways to look and feel better! Therapists benefit too. The ease of performing this therapy is soon apparent, as compared to deep massage and Manual Lymph Drainage alone.
Benefits of Lymphatic Decongestive Therapy
- Used adjunctively to manual lymph drainage techniques, it improves lymphatic fluid flow and accelerates detoxification of tissues.
- May improve edema, fibrotic conditions, swollen lymph nodes, and healing of injuries and burns. Some conditions reported to have benefited from lymphatic therapy include breast lumps, inflammation due to muscular trauma, lymphedema, chronic pain, allergy & sinus symptoms, headaches, hormone imbalance and female conditions, digestive and bowel problems, post dental procedures, fibromyalgia, toxicity, and fatigue syndromes.
- Sports Medicine for injury rehabilitation & injuries in general. When using phototherapy devices such as a low-level laser and/or LED light technology, results are optimized when followed by lymphatic therapy. Use before and after athletics to increase performance and decrease muscle and tendon strain.
- Stress Relief: Provides a feeling of relaxation, emotional balance, well-being and increased energy.
- Esthetics: Cosmetic enhancement by the reduction of fluid deposits in the face, healthier skin, supporting all cellulite reduction therapies, & post-procedures such as micro-dermabrasion, laser resurfacing, plastic surgery, etc. Lymphatic therapy can minimize scars and the formation of new scar tissue.
- Obesity has been helped with improved lymphatic flow. When congestion is relieved, diet and exercise programs are far more effective.
- Veterinary applications in the same conditions as humans. In equines, used for the reduction of post performance stress/strain and healing of injury.
- Lymphatic therapy may be useful for health conscious individuals and athletes for its benefits to the immune system in prevention, anti-aging regimens, greater vitality, performance, by assisting in detoxification regimens.