Offered at GSH Medical Liberty Village (formally known as East Liberty Medical Center)
GSH Medical is pleased to offer registered massage therapy. In Ontario, Registered Massage Therapists certified by the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario (CMTO) are legislated Health Care Professionals. RMTs at East Liberty are trained to treat a variety of conditions and ailments.
RMTs or registered massage therapists are trained professionals in providing therapy for a wide array of ailments including pain relief, joint mobilization, post-injury therapy as well as for relaxation. RMTs can assess a client’s needs and choose treatment techniques to get them back to their desired lifestyle. RMTs can treat injuries as well as prevent them by treating and educating patients before ailments reach the acute stage. Qualified massage therapists have been certified by the college of massage therapy.
Toronto RMTs on staff
Liam Maund, RMT
Why Massage Therapy?
There are considerable health benefits that can be achieved and maintained by receiving massage therapy. From relaxation to stress relief, to sports rehabilitation for treatment and prevention of injuries; to relief from muscle tension or chronic pain, a massage therapy session can ease your pain and stress while elevating your overall feeling of emotional and physical well-being.
One of the amazing things about Registered Massage Therapy is how it can be personalized and tailored to address the needs of each individual. Massage is natural way to help the body relax, repair and rebuild.
The following is a list of conditions for which massage therapy can aid in providing relief from:
Anxiety and depression
Back, leg and neck pain
chronic fatigue syndrome
Carpal tunnel syndrome (repetitive strain)
ITBand syndrome/runners injuries
work related postural pain
Kyphosis and scoliosis
muscle tension and spasm
pregnancy and labour support
strains and sprains
whiplash and MVA related injuries.
Who can receive Massage Therapy?
Massage therapy can help people of all ages. People seek massage when they are injured, stressed out, ill or generally not feeling well. With even one massage treatment a person can feel immediate improvements.
What are the benefits of Massage Therapy?
One fact that is overlooked is the power of massage therapy in preventing illness and conditions before they begin. Following a maintenance treatment plan throughout the year can greatly reduce your regular aches and pains while contributing to a better quality of life.
Therapeutic massage is an important part of your health maintenance plan, by:
Reducing or eliminating pain
Improving joint mobility
Improving immune system functioning
Increasing lymphatic drainage
Reducing depression and anxiety
Reducing tension within muscles
Increasing body awareness