the Massage and Treatment Clinic in Orléans they offer
a wide range of techniques that are beneficial in the treatment
of a number of ailments including sports-related injuries,
post-operative acute injuries, inflammed lymph nodes and joint
Owners Julie Tessier-Woodcock
and Amanda-Lyn Smith are both registered massage therapists
with over 25 years of experience between them..
graduated from the Massage Therapy program at the International
Academy of Massage in Ottawa in 2001. Before that she earned
a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Kinetics from the University
graduated from the Massage Therapy program at The Canadian
College of Massage and Hydrotherapy in Newmarket, Ontario
Since earning her
RMT designation, Amanda has earned her certification in therapeutic
ultrasound; the Muscle Energy Techniques workshops (Cervical
and Lumbar/ Pelvis); a certificate for the instruction of
infant and pediatric massage; and her Cranial Sacral certification.
The two women joined
forces in 2003 to open The Massage and Treatment Clinic.Since
then their practice has grown into a full-service team with
10 Registered Massage Therapists who can treat a long list
of ailments and injuries. They can also help ease pain associated
with MS, cancer treatments, Parkinsons, Scoliosis, Fibromyalgia
As Registered Massage
Therapists they must possess liability insurance and adhere
to regulations set forth by the College of Massage Therapists
of Ontario and the Regulated Health Professions Act. The same
is not true for ortho-therapists, who do not have to operate
under the same stringent guidelines.
At the Massage
and Treatment Clinic they truly care about each and every
client who passes through their doors. As health care professionals
they take the time to accurately assess the client's ailment
and then proceed with whatever treatment or treatments are
the most effective in alleviating the problem.
The benefits of
massage therapy are almost too numerous to list. It creates
body awareness, foster peace of mind, improves blood and lymph
circulation, improves posture, lessens stress and reduces
anxiety by promoting a relaxed state of mental awareness and
Whether it's Therapeutic
Ultrasound, Cranial Osteopathy, Acupressure Massage Therapy,
or any other treatment they specialize in, you can be assured
that at the end of the day you will be feeling better, stronger
and more confident.
The Massage and
Treatment Clinic is also one of only a handful of clinics
with a resident Registered Massage Therapist who specializes
in Lymphatic Drainage.
is a Certified Lymphatic Drainage specialist. The treatment
consists of specific movements that are used to lightly push
lymph through the system, helping it to drain out of the tissues
and move throughout the body.
The treatment is
commonly used to help with lymphedema, which can be caused
by heart problems, wearing tight-fitting clothing, and injuries
like sprains and fractures. It also sometimes happens a side
effect of chemotherapy treatments and surgeries done to remove
breast cancer, colon cancer, and prostate cancer.
Amanda is also
a certified infant massage instructor and can provide parents
with the tools to properly massage their infants and children
with confidence. The benefits this provides helps relieve
colic, gas and constipation, strengthens the immune system,
increases healthy bonding, stimulates physiological systems
(circulatory, nervous, digestive), increases parents
awareness of cues and helps regulate sleep patterns.
At The Massage
and Treatment Clinic they offer bilingual service and flexible
hours. Appointments can be made during the day, in the evening
or on weekends.
The cost is extremely
reasonable and the prices are based on 15 minute intervals.
Of special note, massage therapy is often covered by your
extended medical plan when conducted by a Registered Massage
To find out more
about The Massage and Treatment Clinic, you can visit their
website at www.massageandtreatmentclinic.com
or you can call them at 613-837-2740 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
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