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GETTING STARTED

Taking the first step towards remedial massage therapy involves assessing your present health status and how it impacts your day-to-day life, ambitions, and overall well-being. Persistent pain, stress, and other health challenges can alter your lifestyle and hinder your productivity and zest for life. By recognizing these issues, you're paving the path towards recuperation. Reflect on the future trajectory of these problems if neglected and the subsequent health implications. Remedial massage therapy is an active, hands-on solution to health issues, potentially averting further complications and promoting overall wellness, thereby enhancing the quality of your life.

UNDERSTANDING MASSAGE THERAPY

 

Remedial massage therapy is a scientifically based health-care approach that seeks to address the musculoskeletal system's dysfunction. It stands out for its preventative and therapeutic benefits, making it an effective companion to traditional healthcare, providing a broader range of treatment options. Through skilled manipulation of soft tissues, it can alleviate physical discomfort, enhance tissue healing, improve circulation, and reduce stress. Numerous studies support massage therapy's capacity to tackle a variety of health issues, from musculoskeletal disorders to stress-induced problems. Its core strength lies in its targeted approach—it focuses on the body's problem areas, treating the underlying cause and not just the symptoms, leading to a more lasting resolution and improved quality of life.

DETERMINING YOUR GOALS

 

Identifying your personal health goals is crucial to harnessing the potential benefits of remedial massage therapy. These objectives will be as unique as you are. You may aim to manage chronic pain, enhance mobility, improve sleep quality, or simply boost your overall wellness. Define whether you're seeking temporary relief, continuous symptom management, or a total recovery. Each goal will require a customized treatment plan, and grasping your expectations allows us to adapt our techniques. Remember, massage therapy is a journey of body restoration and wellness enhancement. By setting achievable goals, you prepare yourself for this journey, fostering a satisfying and empowering experience with remedial massage therapy.

APPOINTMENT TYPES

Starting At
$56.00

Massage Treatment - Therapeutic

 

  • Length: This appointment can be booked in intervals of 30, 45, 60 and 90 minutes.

  • Structure: The session begins with either an assessment (new clients) or a brief consultation (returning clients) followed by a tailored massage therapy treatment

  • For: This form of massage therapy is ideal for individuals dealing with chronic pain, muscle tension, or recovering from injuries. For clients experiencing recurring issues like back pain, neck stiffness, or sports-related injuries, therapeutic massage can provide targeted relief and promote healing.

  • Price:

    • 30 Minute Therapeutic Massage: $56.00

    • ​45 Minute Therapeutic Massage: $73.00​

    • 60 Minute Therapeutic Massage: $90.00

    • 90 Minute Therapeutic Massage: $120.00

  • GST: GST is charged on massage therapy appointments.

  • Scheduling Restrictions: There are currently no restrictions on scheduling this appointment type.


 

Massage Treatment - Relaxation

 

  • Length: This appointment can be booked in intervals of 30, 45, 60 and 90 minutes.

  • Structure: The session begins with either an assessment (new clients) or a brief consultation (returning clients) followed by a tailored massage therapy treatment

  • For: Clients looking for a way to reduce stress, unwind, and promote a sense of well-being. This form of massage is perfect for those seeking a gentle, soothing treatment to alleviate stress and anxiety and boost overall wellness.

  • Price:

    • 30 Minute Relaxation Massage: $56.00

    • ​45 Minute Relaxation Massage: $73.00​

    • 60 Minute Relaxation Massage: $90.00

    • 90 Minute Relaxation Massage: $120.00

  • GST: GST is charged on massage therapy appointments.

  • Scheduling Restrictions: There are currently no restrictions on scheduling this appointment type.


 

Massage Treatment - Pregnancy

 

  • Length: This appointment can be booked in intervals of 30, 45, and 60 minutes.

  • Structure: The session begins with either an assessment (new clients) or a brief consultation (returning clients) followed by a tailored massage therapy treatment

  • For: Expecting mothers experiencing discomfort due to body changes during pregnancy. Pregnancy massage is designed specifically for pregnant women, helping alleviate symptoms like back pain, leg swelling, and anxiety. It's a great way to promote relaxation and wellness during this special time.

  • Price:

    • 30 Minute Pregnancy Massage: $56.00

    • ​45 Minute Pregnancy Massage: $73.00​

    • 60 Minute Pregnancy Massage: $90.00

  • GST: GST is charged on massage therapy appointments.

  • Scheduling Restrictions: There are currently no restrictions on scheduling this appointment type.

Massage Treatment - Cupping

 

  • Length: This appointment can be booked in intervals of 45, 60, and 90 minutes.

  • Structure: The session begins with either an assessment (new clients) or a brief consultation (returning clients) followed by a tailored cupping therapy treatment

  • For: Cupping massage can be beneficial for those experiencing deep tissue discomfort, inflammation, or stagnation. For those interested in traditional therapeutic methods and want to increase blood flow and relieve muscle tension, cupping massage could be the right choice.

  • Price:

    • ​45 Minute Cupping Massage: $73.00​

    • 60 Minute Cupping Massage: $90.00

    • 90 Minute Cupping Massage: $120.00

  • GST: GST is charged on massage therapy & cupping appointments.

  • Scheduling Restrictions: There are currently no restrictions on scheduling this appointment type.

Massage Treatment - Hot Stone

 

  • Length: This appointment can be booked in intervals of 60, and 90 minutes.

  • Structure: The session begins with either an assessment (new clients) or a brief consultation (returning clients) followed by a tailored massage therapy treatment

  • For: Clients seeking a deeply relaxing and therapeutic treatment.  Ideal for individuals dealing with muscle tension, stress, insomnia, or those simply looking for a unique, soothing experience to rejuvenate the mind and body.

  • Price:

    • ​60 Minute Hot Stone Massage: $95.00​

    • 90 Minute Hot Stone Massage: $125.00

  • GST: GST is charged on massage therapy appointments.

  • Scheduling Restrictions: There are currently no restrictions on scheduling this appointment type.

SCHEDULING & BILLING

Scheduling massage therapy is simple with Effect Therapy. Clients can either call our clinic 7 days a week at 403-320-1524, or self-register for our online booking service by clicking here, and then searching for the appointment type and time that works best for them.

Massage therapy is covered by most benefits in Alberta, Canada. Our clinic offers direct billing for this service, streamlining the payment process for you. However, we recommend all our clients to understand their coverage details from their insurance provider prior to any service.

For more information on Insurance & Direct Billing, click here.

INITIAL VISIT & ASSESSMENT

Your first massage therapy appointment at our clinic signifies the beginning of your journey towards improved health and wellness. We recommend arriving a bit early to complete necessary paperwork, providing us with crucial information about your health history and current condition. This will allow us to customize a treatment plan that meets your specific needs.

Our therapists will carry out a comprehensive initial assessment, which may include questions about your medical history, lifestyle, diet, stress levels, and any areas of discomfort or tension. This detailed evaluation helps us understand your unique health profile, paving the way for effective massage therapy.

During this first visit, we encourage you to share any concerns or questions you might have. We aim to foster a therapeutic alliance where your comfort and understanding are prioritized. Massage therapy benefits often reveal themselves over time, which is why we may recommend two or three follow-up appointments after your initial visit. These subsequent sessions allow us to evaluate your response, adjust your treatment plan, and track your progress towards achieving your wellness goals.

Welcome to your massage therapy journey at our clinic, where your well-being is our primary commitment.

Starting At
$56.00

Starting At
$56.00

Starting At
$73.00

Starting At
$95.00

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