Frequently Asked Questions
Q: What is the benefit of massage?
A: The effects of massage therapy includes
It should be an important part of your health maintenance plan because it helps to prevent various illness and conditions.
- Reducing or eliminating pain
- Improving joint mobility
- Improving circulation
- Improving immune system functioning
- Increasing lymphatic drainage
- Reducing depression and anxiety
- Reducing tension within muscles
- Increasing body awareness
Q: How long will it be to have a treatment?
Depending on the condition, the session could be half hour to two hours. At any time the client can terminate the session as her/his need.
Q: Who should not have the treatment?
A: For Contraindications for Massage Therapy Treatments, please check the following link:
Q: Is the treatment covered by OHIP?
A: No. But many work place or Extended Health Plans have full or partial coverage.
Work Place Safety Insurance WSIB and Auto Insurance cover the cost for injury rehabilitation.
Q: Do I need a doctor's referral?
A: There is no requirement to have a referral to see an Acupuncturist or Massage Therapist.
Your insurers may require a referral before you will be covered.
You need to check with your policy to see if you need one to be reimbursed for the treatment.