Massage Therapy

There are many positive benefits of massage. One of the most significant massage benefits is an increase in circulation which can speed healing and enhance recovery.

What is Massage Therapy?

Massage therapy, also known as Swedish massage, is the most common form of massage therapy in the Canada. Massage therapists use long, smooth strokes, kneading and other movements focused on superficial layers of muscle using massage oil or lotion. Massage therapy improves circulation by bringing oxygen and other nutrients to body tissues. It relieves muscle tension and pain, increases flexibility and mobility, and helps clear lactic acid and other waste, which reduces pain and stiffness in muscles and joints.

What are the benefits of Massage Therapy?

The benefits of massage are extensive. Massage therapy treatments will have a therapeutic affect and improve health by acting directly on the muscular, nervous, circulatory and lymphatic (immune) systems.

  • Relieves stress and promotes an overall feeling of relaxation, helping you breathe and move more easily
  • Alleviates pain and tension, and helps you manage pain better
  • Decreases inflammation
  • Promotes speedy recovery from injuries (work, trauma, accident or sports-related)
  • Increases mobility and provides greater joint flexibility and range of motion
  • Improves circulation
  • Improves and strengthens immune system
  • Relieves musculoskeletal problems and improves posture
  • Relieves pregnancy discomforts
  • Reduces anxiety and promotes an overall feeling of well-being
  • Increases body awareness
  • Back Pain
  • Sciatica
  • Sprain/Strains
  • Tendinitis
  • Headaches
  • Whiplash
  • Arthritis
  • Repetitive injuries
  • Symptoms of Pregnancy
  • Swelling/Inflammation
  • Circulatory conditions, and more.
  • Sharon Stechly and Anthony Nguyen

    Our Mississauga based natural health clinic has two Registered Massage Therapists, a male and a female offering evening and weekend appointments. We work with motor vehicle accidents (mva's) and are happy to fill out any forms for your insurance company. Many extended health insurance companies cover massage therapy claims, check with your provider today!

    Sharon Stechly, R.M.T. is a Registered Massage Therapist who graduated from the Canadian College of Massage and Hydrotherapy over 20 years ago. Massage Therapy helps your body make the best of the resources it already has. Massage Therapy aids in the reduction of pain, reduces stress, helps boost the body's immune system and increases mobility. For additional information please contact the practitioner at

    Anthony Nguyen, B.Sc., R.M.T., C.P.T., is a Registered Massage Therapist who graduated from the Sutherland Chan Teaching Clinic and has a background in Kinesiology. He specializes in post-surgical and pre-natal cases but welcomes all clients. Anthony is also a Certified Personal Trainer. For additional information please contact the practitioner at

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