Please click to expand and view information about our massage therapy services. 30 minutes = $43
Health Services at UWO offers on-site massage therapy for students, staff and faculty. Our Registered Massage Therapist is available for both half hour and full hour appointments. From September until April appointments are available on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Summer appointments are offered on Wednesdays and Fridays.
What is Massage Therapy?
Massage is one of the oldest healing arts: the ancient Hindus, Persians and Egyptians applied forms of massage for many ailments; and Hippocrates wrote papers recommending the use of rubbing and friction for joint and circulatory problems. In response to massage, physiological and chemical changes cascade throughout the body, with profound effects. Research shows the enormous benefits of touch, which range from treating chronic diseases, neurological disorders, and injuries, to alleviating tensions. Experts estimate that upwards of ninety percent of disease is stress related and massage can, without a doubt, help manage stress. Click here for frequently asked questions about massage therapy.
Benefits of Massage Therapy
Massage therapy has proven beneficial for many chronic conditions, including low back pain, arthritis, bursitis, fatigue, high blood pressure, diabetes, immunity suppression, infertility, smoking cessation, depression, and more. An increasing number of research studies show massage reduces heart rate, lowers blood pressure, increases blood circulation and lymph flow, relaxes muscles, improves range of motion, and increases endorphins (enhancing medical treatment). Benefits include:
To make an appointment with the massage therapist, please call (519) 661-3030. The massage therapist is available Monday, Wednesday and Friday from September to April, and Mondays and Wednesdays during the summer. Motor vehicle accident and WSIB claims are accepted.
60 minutes = $73
Actual cost to the patient depends on doctor's referral and extended health coverage. Motor Vehicle accident and WSIB claims accepted. The accepted method of payement is cash only.
Missed or cancelled appointments with less than 24 hours notice will be charged the FULL FEE of the missed massage appointment. Monday massage appointments must be cancelled by the end of the work day on Friday to not be billed for a missed appointment.
Please click to expand and view information about our massage therapy services.
30 minutes = $43
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