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Book with our RMTs for a Sports Massage to reduce tension, treat injuries, and improve your performance
Accepting new clients at our Scarborough & Riverdale locations
Direct Insurance Billing & Online Booking Available
Are you someone who thrives on competition, whether you’re a dedicated athlete or a weekend warrior? If you push your body and mind to their limits while preparing for marathons, games, races, fights or competitions – it might be beneficial to explore the benefits of Sports Massage Therapy. This treatment option might be for you if you’re looking for a more targeted approach and deeper tissue work with your treatments.
This style of massage therapy utilizes specialized trigger point release techniques, deeper pressure and more focused treatment on the areas that feel more tight or painful. RMTs that are trained to work with athletes and identify areas that are more prone to being tight and overused from training/competing/participating in various sports.
What’s the Difference Between a Sports Massage and General Massage Therapy?
This style of massage therapy utilizes specialized trigger point release techniques, deeper pressure and more focused treatment on the areas that feel more tight or painful. Our massage therapists are trained to work with athletes and identify areas that are more prone to being tight and overused from training/competing/participating in various sports. Sports RMTs can also be a crucial part of your injury recovery journey.
A general massage appointment will be more of an overall fully body treatment. Usually the pressure utilized is a light-medium pressure.
Why Is It Important to Incorporate Sports Massage Into Your Training Routine?
What’s the one thing, that as an athlete, you are always striving for? To run faster, jump higher, lift heavier. Let me ask you another question – would you ever imagine a race car driving NOT having a trusted mechanic? Getting regular sports massages can be the key to unlocking your performance!
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Frequently Asked Questions
Do You Accept Insurance?
Yes – we offer direct billing with most insurance companies! Most of our services including Chiropractic care, massage therapy, physiotherapy, naturopathic medicine, IV therapy, fascial stretch therapy. cupping therapy & acupuncture can all be covered under eligible insurance plans.
Do I need a Doctor’s Note?
No, you do not need a doctor’s referral to come to start any of your treatments at our clinics. However, check with your insurance company to see if you need one for reimbursement. If you have any ultrasound/x-ray/MRI/CT results, please bring them in or send them to use so we can review the results with you.
What Should I wear To My Appointment?
It’ll be best to come prepared in athletic wear – or bring a set to change into. Don’t worry if you forget – we can provide you with a pair of shorts or just utilize sheets!
Our Expert Therapists in Your Corner.
Client Experience. We have no greater goal than to get you feeling better, moving better & help you get back to doing the things you love.
Full Assessment. To identify the root cause of your issues, our therapists will always perform a full assessment.
Hands On Treatment. We don’t believe in hooking you up to a machine/putting a heat pad on and walking away. Every session includes hands-on treatment to help relieve your pain right away.
Expert therapists. On top of the many years of school & formal education, our therapists are always learning more. Annual continuing education courses, team skill building & case study sessions are just a few ways our team is continuously learning.
Axis Therapy & Performance – Physiotherapy, Chiropractor, RMT Scarborough
1585 Markham Rd, Unit 308
Scarborough, ON M1B 2W1
Axis Therapy & Performance – Physiotherapy, Chiropractor, RMT, Naturopath Riverdale
377 Broadview Ave, Unit 101
Toronto, ON M4K 2M7