In his 1856 journal, the great American philosopher and naturalist Henry David Thoreau wrote, "I love the winter, with its imprisonment and its cold, for it compels the prisoner to try new fields ...View Article
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Massage therapy is recognized as one of the oldest methods of healing, with references in medical texts nearly 4,000 years old. In fact, Hippocrates, known as the “father of medicine,” referenced massage in the 4th century B.C.: “The physician must be acquainted with many things, and assuredly with rubbing.”
“Rubbing” as Hippocrates called it, is massage therapy. This safe, effective and popular technique increases blood flow to muscles, ligaments and tendons. Massage also decreases stress hormones, relaxes muscles, and releases toxins.
The massage therapists at Advanced Wellness Centre receive ongoing advanced training by our Physical Therapy team to enhance their clinical skills, allowing for improved outcomes with specific conditions. This additional training sets our massage therapy team apart from other wellness centers and spas.
Massage is an excellent way to positively influence your overall health and well-being, in the moment, and for lasting benefits.