port Coquitlam MASSAGE THERAPY

Our Massage Therapists are located on westwood street in port coquitlam

Massage Therapy in Port Coquitlam

Recover with our Registered Massage Therapist in PORT Coquitlam

If you’re looking for a way to improve your health and wellness, a registered
massage therapist in Coquitlam might be just what you need. Massage
therapy is an effective way to treat a variety of physical and mental health
issues, including chronic pain, stress, anxiety, and more.

We help people restore their health and wellness via massage therapy. We
create custom programs based entirely on your needs. If you have been
injured in a car accident your treatments are covered by ICBC (user fees may apply).

Our massage therapy clinic is located a few blocks south of Lougheed Hwy
on the border of Port Coquitlam and Coquitlam. There is free parking
available in front of the massage clinic entrance at ground level. The
massage therapy clinic is fully accessible.

We offer convenient online booking, direct billing to insurance plans and 
30–90-minute one-on-one appointments.

What is Massage Therapy?

Massage therapy is a type of manual therapy that involves manipulating the soft tissues of the body, including muscles, tendons, ligaments, and connective tissue. A massage therapist uses their hands, fingers, elbows to apply pressure to specific areas of the body, with the goal of promoting relaxation, reducing pain and tension, and improving overall health and well-being.

Benefits of Massage Therapy

Massage therapy has a wide range of physical and mental health benefits, making it a popular choice for people of all ages and backgrounds. Some of the most common benefits of massage therapy include:

Pain Relief: Massage therapy can help relieve chronic pain, muscle tension, and soreness, making it a great option for people with conditions like arthritis, fibromyalgia, or chronic back pain.

Improved Range of Motion: By manipulating the soft tissues of the body, massage therapy can help improve flexibility and range of motion, making it easier to move and exercise.

Reduced Stress and Anxiety: Massage therapy has been shown to reduce levels of the stress hormone cortisol, helping to promote feelings of relaxation and reduce anxiety.

Improved Sleep: Massage therapy can help improve the quality of sleep by reducing muscle tension and promoting relaxation.

Speeds Up Recovery From Injury: Massage therapy can help to speed up the recovery process from injuries by reducing inflammation, promoting circulation, and increasing the delivery of nutrients and oxygen to the affected area.

Improves Posture: Massage therapy can help to improve posture by reducing muscle tension and restoring proper alignment of the spine.

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Massage Therapy Styles

There are many different types of massage therapy, each with its own techniques and benefits. Some of the most popular types of massage therapy include:

Swedish Massage: This is a gentle form of massage that uses long strokes, kneading, and circular movements to promote relaxation and reduce tension.

Deep Tissue Massage: This type of massage is more intense and focuses on deeper layers of muscle tissue to relieve chronic pain and tension.

Sports Massage: Designed specifically for athletes, sports massage can help improve performance, prevent injury, and speed up recovery time.

Myofascial Release: This style of massage focuses on the fascia, the connective tissue that surrounds muscles, bones, and organs. By applying
gentle pressure, the therapist can release tension and improve mobility.

Trigger Point Release: This technique targets specific points of tension
within muscles, helping to alleviate pain and restore normal function.

Joint Mobilization: This style of massage involves gentle movements and
stretches that help improve joint mobility and reduce stiffness.

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The best massage technique for your situation will depend on the specific injury, its severity, and the stage of healing.

At Nova Physiotherapy, we do a thorough evaluation which includes history taking, observation, physical examination, diagnosis of the cause of pain, and patient education.

Call for an appointment 604-783-8300.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Our rehab professionals are physiotherapists, registered massage therapists, and kinesiologists. They are dedicated to providing you the best care and experience throughout your rehabilitation.

What is included in a typical massage therapy session?

At a typical massage therapy session, your registered massage therapist will begin by discussing your health history and any specific concerns or goals you have for your treatment. They may also perform a physical assessment to determine which techniques will be most effective for your needs. During the massage, you will lie on a comfortable table, and your therapist will use a variety of techniques to manipulate the soft tissues of your body. The session may last anywhere from 30 minutes to 90 minutes, depending on your needs and goals.

Does ICBC Cover Massage Therapy Treatments?

Have you recently been in a car accident? Registered massage therapy treatments are covered with ICBC funding (user fees may apply).

Recover swiftly through our registered massage therapy sessions designed for patients injured in motor vehicle accidents. We work with you to create a custom injury recovery plan best suited to your needs.

How often should I get a massage?

The frequency of massage therapy sessions will depend on your individual needs and goals. Some people may benefit from weekly sessions, while others may only need a massage every few months.

Do I need to undress for a massage therapy session?

It is typically recommended that you undress to your comfort level for a massage therapy session. You will be covered with a sheet or blanket during the session, and only the areas of your body being worked on will be exposed.

Is massage therapy safe?

Massage therapy is generally considered safe when performed by a trained and licensed professional. However, there are some contraindications and precautions to be aware of, and it is important to discuss any health concerns with your massage therapist before beginning treatment.



Can massage therapy be covered by insurance?

Some insurance plans may cover massage therapy as part of their benefits package. It is important to check with your insurance provider to determine your coverage.

If you do have massage therapy as part of your benefits package, we may be able to direct bill to the insurance company.

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Have you been injured and need physiotherapy or kinesiology? Call us today to get your 15-minute fee phone consultation.