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Massage Therapy for Arthritis

Understanding arthritis can be difficult due to its many forms, causes and symptoms. With 1 in 5 Canadians suffering from arthritis—and rates on the rise—it is important to address effective treatment and therapies.  In this article, we discuss how some of the symptoms of this chronic condition can be treated with massage therapy for arthritis. You may also enjoy learning: How Physiotherapy Can Alleviate Arthritis Symptoms.   What is Arthritis? Arthritis, as a term, encompasses many forms of joint disease with various underlying causes and a host of signs and symptoms, including joint pain, stiffness, dysfunction, joint changes, and [...]

Women’s Health Services

Propel Physiotherapy’s trusted healthcare team provides leading-edge services to special populations. When it comes to women, we offer customized programs tailored to address their unique conditions and specific needs to provide effective treatment at every stage of life. Learn more about our integrated health services for women and the therapists who provide them at our Etobicoke and Pickering clinic locations. Perinatal Massage and Doula Services  Perinatal massage is a treatment focused on the changes that happen to a woman’s body during the perinatal period — generally beginning between 20 and 28 weeks of gestation and ending between the first [...]

The Effects of Massage Therapy

Massage is a therapeutic treatment with many benefits, some more obvious than others. Here are some that might surprise you or remind you to call and book an appointment with your registered massage therapist to help take care of an issue you have been experiencing. Over the next several months, we will be examining each of these effects of massage therapy in more detail and how they can be useful to you. The Physical Effects of Massage Therapy Massage Therapy has been shown to reduce pain and improve range of motion2. A 2017 study found a meaningful impact of [...]