12:30 p.m., Jan. 21)
Massage and Treatment Clinic offers the
best in pain relief
By Fred Sherwin
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 acute
and chronic pain, arthritis, fibromyalgia, migraine headaches,
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, pregnancy discomfort, tendonitis
and bursitis, sports injuries and stress management.
and Treatment Clinic owners Julie Tessier-Woodcock
(left) and Amanda-Lyn Smith recently received
the Consumer's Choice Award for Best Massage
Treatment Clinic in Ottawa. Fred Sherwin/Photo
Julie Tessier-Woodcock and Amanda-Lyn Smith are both registered
massage therapists with over 25 years of experience between
Tessier-Woodcock 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 of Ottawa.
Smith graduated from the Massage Therapy program at The
Canadian College of Massage and Hydrotherapy in Newmarket,
Ontario in 2000. Since earning her RMT designation, she
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.
two women joined forces in 2003 to open The Massage and
Treatment Clinic and since then they've worked hard to
build up a loyal clientele and earn a reputation for providing
quality massage therapy and treatments with a personal
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 or ortho-therapists,
who do not have to operate under the same stringent guidelines.
The Massage and Treatment Clinic they truly care about
each and every client who passes through their door. 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
it's pregnancy relief, Cranial Sacral therapy, ultrasound
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.
and Amanda-Lyn were recently recognized for their efforts
at the 2009 Consumers Choice Award where they received
the award for best massage therapy clinic for the second
year in a row. Recipients of the award are based on a
random survey of more than 1,500 people in the National
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.
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 increases mobility.
cost is extremely reasonable and the prices are based
on 15 minute intervals. On a special note, massage therapy
is often covered by your extended medical plan when conducted
by a Registered Massage Therapist
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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