We would like to take this time to wish everyone a very happy and healthy holiday season. We would like to thank you for trusting us with your health over the last year and look forward to treating you in the New Year.
THE LYMPHATIC SYSTEM IS A NETWORK OF TISSUES, VESSELS AND ORGANS THAT WORK TOGETHER TO MOVE A COLORLESS, WATERY FLUID CALLED LYMPH BACK INTO YOUR CIRCULATORY SYSTEM (YOUR BLOODSTREAM). IT CLOSELY MIRRORS YOUR CIRCULATORY SYSTEM, EXCEPT IT DOSEN’T HAVE A PUMP (HEART)TO PUSH THE FLUID THROUGH THE SYSTEM, BACK TOWARDS THE HEART
SOME 20 LITERS OF PLASMA FLOW THROUGH YOUR BODY’S ARTERIES AND SMALLER ARTERIOLE BLOOD VESSELS AND CAPILLARIES EVERY DAY. AFTER DELIVERING NUTRIENTS AND OXYGEN TO THE BODY’S CELLS AND TISSUES AND RECEIVING THEIR WASTE PRODUCTS, ABOUT 17 LITERS OF PLASMA ARE RETURNED TO THE HEART VIA THE VEINS. THE REMAINING THREE LITERS SEEP THROUGH THE CAPILLARIES AND INTO YOUR BODY’S TISSUES. ONCE IN THE BODIES TISSUES THIS FLUID IS CALLED EXTRACELLULAR FLUID. IT SURROUNDS THE CELLS AND CREATES HYDRATION IN THE TISSUES. IT ALSO COLLECTS METABOLIC WASTE, BACTERIAS, CANCEROUS CELL, FATS, PROTEINS AND ANYTHING ELSE THAT DOESENT BELONG IN OUR BODIES TISSUES
COVID-19 is a disease caused by a virus called SARS-CoV-2. The virus first appeared in late 2019 and quickly spread around the world. People with COVID-19 had a fever, cough, trouble breathing (when the virus infects the lungs), and other symptoms. Most people who got COVID-19 symptoms recovered quickly within a few weeks. But for, some who had to immediately be admitted to the hospital because of serious respiratory symptoms continued to have side effects for longer, even after recovery.
Did you know that massage therapy can be effective in helping and even eliminating restrictions caused by scar tissue?! Scar tissue can be caused by many things. It can be caused by healing from an injury, healing from surgery, and healing from micro-injuries. Scar tissue is a useful and necessary step in the healing process.
All our RMTs and staff at MyoCare Registered Massage Therapy would like to wish you a very happy holiday season filled with family, friends, and fun! We want to take this opportunity to thank you for supporting us over the last difficult year. We felt honored that you trusted us with your health and look forward to seeing you in the new year.
If you suffer from fatigue, anxiety, and certain health conditions, getting a massage can significantly reduce these problems. A great fact about massages is that they promote relaxation, provide relief from muscle and joint pain, and improve blood flow and circulation. Furthermore, research validates that the impact of massage therapy can improve cardiovascular health.
Massage therapy can help your body in relieving all sorts of physical pain, stress, and anxiety. It can also be a huge boost to your health and overall wellness. There are plenty of surprising benefits of massage therapy, so it’s crucial that you only get such therapeutic massage from a registered massage professional. A Registered Massage Therapist (RMT) has trained and completed competency-based education at a recognized school of massage therapy. They have the necessary prerequisite training and education to safely and effectively offer massage therapy care.
Massage therapy offers many health benefits and can be an extremely effective treatment for a multitude of injuries, ailments, and emotional imbalances. It relieves mild tension, helps in relaxing the body, and also provides a spiritual lift. If you want to experience an excellent massage, you need to focus on your individualized wellness and let the massage therapist know exactly what you will need.
Although on our website, we distinguish between different massage types and modalities, at MyoCare, we specialize in developing massage treatments that will focus on each individual client’s issues. This means our RMTs (Registered Massage Therapists) will most likely perform various hands-on techniques and massage modalities to help you achieve your health-related goals. However, this can sometimes lead to confusion when people try to book their appointments with us as they are not 100% sure which type of treatment they should choose.
As massage therapy has grown quite popular throughout the years, several establishments are now offering it, including businesses (for employees) and airports (for travelers). However, as massages are synonymous with luxury spas and self-pampering, many people are on the fence about its actual purpose and health benefits. To give you an understanding of how massage therapy works, the experts atMyoCare Registered Massage Therapy have explained its benefits and the best ways to make the most of it.
If your looking for a easy way to pay for your Massage Therapy Treatment, so you can walk out immediately after your treatment, you simply follow these steps to add your credit card to your secure online booking profile.
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Step 1: On the left hand side of the screen, click on credit card on file
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You will then see it in your profile once it's saved.
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We can all do with a little TLC once in a while to revive, rejuvenate, and replenish our body. So if you’re looking for a massage therapy clinic, you need to put in a sufficient amount of research to find someone that matches your expectations. You need to go through reviews you find online and speak to people who’ve worked with them.
Are you considering getting massage therapy to cure your aches and pains, but don’t know if it’s the right option for you? You’re not alone! When it comes to massage therapy, there are a ton of questions clients have but often find answers difficult to come by. At MyoCare Registered Massage Therapy, we want to arm you with the most accurate information available to help you get the most of our services and free yourself of physical pain. To do this, we’ve answered some of the most frequently asked questions about massage therapy at MyoCare.
Having worked as a Massage therapist in Toronto for over 10 years, I consider myself to be a massage therapist who uses deep pressure but can also give a rejuvenating relaxation massage. Therefore I would like to discuss the importance of communication between a massage therapist and the client. The more communication there is between you and your therapist with how much pressure is being used and your pain threshold the better results you will have.
Some of the basic techniques/modalities used throughout a massage are not painful in fact they feel good if the pressure is right. General Swedish Massage…
Massage Therapy for Foot Pain
Working as a Toronto RMT, I have seen many injuries, aches and pains. Recently, I noticed an influx of clients suffering with foot pain. I have also noticed that many of these people were simply told to get expensive orthotics and everything should be ok. Unfortunately, in most cases, the orthotics were not the miracle cure they were promised and this is why they came to see if Massage Therapy could help. This influx of foot pain clients inspired me to write this post because when dealing with foot pain or Plantar Fasciitis, education on how…
In order to understand what Myofascial Release is and how it can benefit you, it is first important to have a basic understanding of what fascia is. Fascia is strong connective tissue which performs a number of functions including enveloping and isolating the muscles of the body, providing structural support and protection. It is a product of Mesenchyme; a type of connective tissue which develops in embryos before differentiating into numerous other structures in the body. Mesechyme also forms the foundation for bone, cartilage, and important components of the circulatory and lymphatic systems. Fascia is a very important part of…
Living in Toronto stressing you out? Get Natural Stress Relief with a Relaxation Massage.
In a city as busy as Toronto, stress and all its symptoms can play a major role in the overall well being of our residents. Stress can cause a wide variety of symptoms and diseases such as irritability, insomnia, muscle tension, high blood pressure, heart disease and can even lead to cancer. Luckily for the fine residents of Toronto, there is an effective and 100% natural way to relieve stress and all its nasty signs and symptoms.
Torontonians have been surveyed to be the most stressed population in…
Curious about Pregnancy Massage in Toronto? Here’s a bit of information to help you out.
Pregnancy Massage or Prenatal Massage is becoming more and more popular in the Toronto area.
Over the past 10 years working as a Toronto RMT, I have seen a huge increase in the demand for Pregnancy Massage, especially since I started working in the Annex area of Toronto. As a Massage Therapist, I am very excited that more and more mothers-to-be are incorporating Prenatal Massage into their health care regimes. Although Massage Therapy is very safe during your pregnancy, it is still important that you inform yourself…
As I discussed in my previous post, Trigger points part 2, trigger points are most often caused by Overload of tissue. Since there are so many different ways to over load you tissues, or systems, it is no wonder that trigger points are so commonly the cause of myofascial pain. Treating trigger points, and their underlying cause, is one of the primary focus of registered massage therapy treatments. With excellent palpation and manual treatment skills, registered massage therapists ( RMT’s) are well equipped with what is needed to find, and treat these pesky problem spots. In order to understand how…