Hands On Therapy

hands on therapyMassage therapy in Don Mills

Registered massage therapists providing hands on therapy services in Don Mills. Services include: Swedish massage therapy, hot stone massage therapy, reflexology, therapeutic ultrasound therapy, acupuncture, cupping therapy, custom orthotics, chiropractic and much more.

Massage Therapy is recommended for:

  • Back and neck pain (e.g., from computer use)
  • Headaches and migraines
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Relief of tension-related headaches and migraines
  • Prenatal and Postnatal massage
  • Relaxation and the sense of well-being
  • Tendonitis/bursitis (frozen shoulder)
  • Repetitive strain injury
  • Enhancement of athletic performance
  • TMJ (jaw pain)

Massage Therapy is beneficial for:

  • Relief of stress and muscle tension
  • Alleviate low back pain
  • Increase joint flexibility
  • Decrease pain
  • Improved circulation

What is Hot Stone Massage Therapy?

In Hot Stone Massage Therapy, heated stones are used as massage tools to relax and massage the muscles. This is an ancient technique with origins in China and has been used for centuries. Although it can be one of the most relaxing forms of massage, it can also be used for specific deep tissue work.

Therapeutic ultrasound therapy

Offered by:
Donna Lea, Registered Massage Therapist

Therapeutic ultrasound has been shown to cause increases in:

  • healing rates
  • tissue relaxation
  • tissue heating
  • local blood flow
  • scar tissue breakdown

Ultrasound therapy complements Massage Therapy very well and is used as a pain free tool to help with chronic pain and some acute muscle strains and pains. There is no additional fee for Ultrasound Therapy.

What is reflexology of the Foot?

Foot Reflexology has been described as a natural therapy that requires the application of a specific type of pressure on particular areas of the feet. It is a simple, non-invasive method to help balance the body. It is based on the principle that there are many reflexes in the feet which correspond to every part of the body, including all organs, cardiovascular system, neurological system, digestive system and lymphatic system. Reflexology serves as a relaxation tool and can improve circulation and promote a general feeling of wellness.

Benefits of Foot Reflexology:

1. relaxation and stress management
2. can assist in the relief of aches, pains and tension
3. can assist digestive and elimination difficulties
4. can help improve sleep patterns
5. can increase mental and physical well being

Our hands on therapy experts:

Donna Lea, Registered Massage Therapist
Donna graduated from the highly respected Sutherland-Chan School of Massage in 2004, and is an energetic and devoted Registered Therapist. She is dedicated and focused, working with a wide range of clients through the assessment and treatment of various conditions.

Donna communicates well to identify the causes of specific issues, and plans a course of treatment leading to improved quality of life.

Sarah Moir, Registered Massage Therapist
Sarah Moir graduated from Sutherland-Chan School of Massage in 2003. With her training, passion and years of experience, Sarah offers treatments & techniques geared towards your individual needs. Her goal is to get you back to health and at your full potential.  This includes everything from sports injuries, repetitive strain, and headaches, and work or life related stresses. Sarah is always open to complimentary treatment options to achieve these goals, including Hot Stone Massage and Acupuncture.

Sarah has obtained her Certificate of Medical Acupuncture through McMaster University. Acupuncture and massage therapy complements each other and for many, can help speed up recovery time for many injuries.

Dr. Marissa Lee, Chiropractor
Dr. Marissa Lee completed her Doctor of Chiropractic degree at the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College and her honours Bachelor of Science at the University of Toronto. She enjoys and has experience in treating patients with a variety of different musculoskeletal conditions. Dr. Lee may integrate manual techniques, along with electrotherapy, ultrasound, acupuncture, and rehabilitation as part of her individualized programs of care. As an avid runner and skier, Dr. Lee is committed to promoting a healthy active lifestyle.

Amey H’ng, R.Ac
Amey H’ng is a Registered Acupuncturist (R.Ac) and has been a professional Acupuncturist for over 20 years in Ontario.  She was train in Shanghai China in 1995 and regularly attend new courses to learn new Acupuncture methods and refresh on old methods from some of the best practitioners in the world.

She has worked in several Health Clinics and Accident Injury Clinics in the GTA for over the past 15 years, and has successfully treated many different types of ailments.  Amey uses a holistic approach based upon Acupuncture techniques where each patient receives a personalized plan based upon their individual needs.