Nepean Massage Therapy is a professional Massage Therapy Clinic, conveniently located in Barrhaven, Nepean, near the intersection of Strandherd and Claridge.
David Williamson, R.M.T. is registered with the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario, (C.M.T.O.) and a member of the Registered Massage Therapists' Association of Ontario, (R.M.T.A.O.).
Insurance receipts are available for massage therapy treatments.
David Williamson is the clinic owner and has been a R.M.T. since 2000. He has an extensive background in Massage Therapy, working with various athletes, sports teams and patients in Chiropractic, Physiotherapy, Medical Clinics and Spas. Dave is well known for his attention to customer care and the rapport he builds with patients. He offers treatment oriented massage therapy; whether training for a marathon or just maintaining good balance in your life, Dave builds an effective treatment plan to best address your individual needs.
You are welcome to arrive a few minutes before your appointment to relax in the waiting area before your treatment.
Your therapist may use the remedial exercise room to recommend and demonstrate self-care exercises to help improve patient health between between appointments.
Price List for all Massage Therapy Treatments
Deep Tissue Massage reaches deeper layers of muscles. It is used to break down knots and relieve pressure points throughout the body. This massage is beneficial for active individuals as well as those who sit for long periods of time. The purpose of this slow but strong massage is to release tension in deep layers of the muscle. A variety of slow, concentrated strokes, trigger point work and cross-fibre frictions assist in breaking down adhesions, (knots in the muscles), flushing out lactic acid and relieving pain. The perfect massage for individuals requiring focus on specific muscle groups.
A relaxing and therapeutic massage therapy treatment. Swedish massage uses long, flowing strokes to massage. The basic strokes are effleurage (light touch), petrissage (kneading), tapotement (rhythmic tapping), friction and vibration. Swedish massage has shown to be helpful in reducing pain, joint stiffness, and improving overall function and well-being of the body.
For the athlete or weekend warrior. Sports massage is designed to help athletes prepare their bodies for optimal performance, recover after a big event, or function well during training. But you don't have to be in the Olympics to benefit from sports massage. Sports massage is also good for people with injuries, chronic pain or restricted range of motion. Sports massage helps to break down adhesions, (knots in the muscles) and increase range of motion.
A relaxing escape during this very special time. Because many pregnant women feel discomfort and added stress on their bodies at various points of the pregnancies, more women are discovering and benefiting from Prenatal Massage. It is a form of therapeutic bodywork which focuses on the special needs of the mother-to-be as her body goes through the dramatic changes leading up to childbirth. The techniques used enhance the well-being of both mother and baby. It's the perfect way to relax and reflect for any expectant mother.
If you are a first time client, your therapist will require some basic health information to assist in making a safe and effective treatment plan that specifically meets your needs. A complete and accurate health history is very important to ensure that massage therapy is safe for you to receive.
All information obtained on this form will be kept conﬁdential.
Please arrive 10 minutes prior to your appointment to fill out the form...OR, if you prefer, you can download, print and fill in the form ahead of time and bring along with you to your appointment.
Your therapist will spend a few minutes going over the form with you in private. There will also be time to answer your questions and address any concerns.
The following form is provided for the downloading convenience of new clients to fill in and bring to their first appointment.
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You and your therapist will discuss the desired outcome of your session to determine which areas of your body require the most attention. Relaxing music is played in the treatment room and the heated tables will help you unwind. After your massage you will feel more relaxed and you may feel relief from long-term aches and pains. For the first 24 hours after a deep tissue massage, some people may feel a little sore or achy. This is a normal response due to metabolites releasing from the soft tissue, it is highly recommended that you drink plenty of water following any massage. After that time, you will feel increased energy and greater productivity. For your first massage, try to arrive 10 minutes before your treatment start time so you have time to fill in the Confidential Health History form.
You do not need to wait until you are stressed or injured to get a massage. A regular massage is a great way to cope with physical or emotional stress and is also great preventative care for a person’s body and mind.
If you have any of the following conditions:
-Fever and/or severe cold
-Fracture, bleeding, burns or other acute injury
-Any type of infectious disease
-Liver or kidney diseases
-Pregnancy-induced diabetes, toxemia, preeclampsia / eclampsia
-High blood pressure (unless advised by your doctor)
-Cancer (unless advised by your doctor)
You should postpone your appointment and check with your doctor if you have any medical concerns that you think may interfere with a treatment. During your first visit, you will fill out a Confidential Health History form. This form provides your therapist with your basic information and it will have a place to list any underlying medical conditions as well as to keep track of your treatments for reference. You may be asked at subsequent visits about any new medical or physical conditions to update your file.
This would depend on your reasons for receiving massage. Some clients use massage monthly as preventive care or to manage daily stress. Weekly sessions may be necessary for a certain time period if you are receiving massage for a specific injury or to relieve chronic tension that is interfering with your daily life.
Registered Massage is covered by most extended health benefit plans; however, individual health plans may vary. It's best to check your plan or contact your health insurance provider directly to see what type of coverage you have for massage therapy; some plans may cover a set amount per year, some cover a percentage of each treatment.
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