Massage Therapy

Massage Therapy 

There’s no shortage of things that cause tension and stress in today’s world, and it can be hard to slow down. Sometimes our bodies need a break and some help to recover. That’s exactly what massage therapy can provide for you. Massage therapy can also be a useful treatment approach to support your physiotherapy treatment sessions.

Whether it’s for general health and wellness, to recover from injury or address pain, massage therapy has so many benefits. 

What is Massage Therapy? 

Massage room at Fit For Life Physiotherapy in Burlington, voted best massage clinic in the 2023 Burlington Post Readers Choice Awards.

Massage Therapy is a hands-on therapeutic treatment that is used to help address injury, health conditions and improve general health & wellness.

Massage therapists work on soft tissue to treat and prevent dysfunction and pain, and to maintain, rehabilitate and improve physical function. 

Registered Massage Therapists are health care professionals who have graduated from an accredited school and met the requirements of the  CMTO (College of Massage Therapists of Ontario). They must continue to meet the standards of the CMTO to maintain their registration.    

What conditions can Massage Therapy help with? 

Massage therapy can help treat recent injuries, chronic injuries, plays an important role in managing health conditions and contributes to overall health and wellness whether or not you are experiencing any pain. 

Massage therapy can help address: 

  • Muscle stiffness
  • Sprains and strains 
  • Repetitive use injuries like tennis elbow & golfers elbow 
  • Sports injuries 
  • Plantar fasciitis, foot pain & calf pain  
  • Swelling and edema 
  • Muscle tension 
  • Back pain 
  • Neck pain 
  • Lymphodema 

Will Massage Therapy help me? 


Whether you’re looking for a moment of relaxation or to decrease pain and recover from injury, our registered massage therapists will provide a therapeutic treatment to help you reach your goals and feel your best. 

Booking your next massage couldn't be more convenient. Book online, or give us a call 905-333-3488 to schedule yours! 

Meet our Massage Therapists

Melissa Fehr, Registered Massage Therapist at Fit For Life Physiotherapy in Burlington Ontario. Wayne Lee, Registered Massage Therapist at Fit For Life Physiotherapy in Burlington Ontario Amanda Zamprogna, Registered Massage Therapist at Fit For Life Physiotherapy in Burlington Ontario

What does a massage treatment look like? 

Before your appointment, you’ll be asked to fill out a detailed health history, and share your current concerns. Your RMT (Registered Massage Therapist) will then discuss with you what they suggest for treatment.

Treatment will take place in a private treatment room on a massage table, or our massage chair (if laying down does not work for you).  

After treatment, you’ll leave with a plan for moving forward and instructions from your RMT on how to take care of yourself between appointments. 

What are the benefits of massage therapy? 

  • Improved joint mobility
  • Reduce & eliminate pain
  • Increase lymphatic drainage
  • Reduce depression and anxiety
  • Improve circulation
  • Support immune system function
  • Reduce tension within muscles
  • Increase body awareness

Massage Therapy will help you move well, live well, and be well!
Schedule your appointment now 

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I combine massage therapy and physiotherapy treatments?

Yes!  Massage therapy and physiotherapy treatments are a great combination to help you achieve your health and wellness goals.  Talk to your Physiotherapist and Massage therapist about how to best schedule these treatments.  Depending on your injury and stage of recovery it may be beneficial to have massage therapy immediately before or after your physiotherapy session or may be better to be on a different day. 

What does massage therapy do? 

Massage therapy helps promote relaxation, recovery, and decrease pain by working on the muscles and soft tissue of the body. Massage therapy can help improve circulation decrease stiffness and improve movement. 

Is massage therapy covered by benefits?

Massage therapy from a Registered Massage Therapist may be covered by your insurance provider. Check in with your provider about your specific plan details to find out how much coverage is available to you. In some cases, we are able to directly bill your insurance company for your treatment. 


Fit For Life Physiotherapy was the winner of the Gold Award for Best Massage Therapy Clinic in Burlington in the 2023 Burlington Post Readers Choice Awards.


We are very proud to have received the Gold award for best Massage clinic in Burlington in the 2023 the Burlington Readers Choice Awards! Thank you for trusting us with your care.  

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