Treat your body to luxurious treatment and melt into the quiet, cozy ambiance of our massage rooms, surrounded by candles and restful sounds as you enjoy your massage therapy. We use certified organic, pure, and all-natural products to enhance our holistic approach to beauty and wellness. Soothing neutral tones calm the spirit as you unwind with a warm pillow and citrus water or herbal tea.
At First Care, all of our massage therapists are fully licensed by the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario. We construct each massage in collaboration with your physical needs, and whether your purpose is simply for relaxation and relief, or more therapeutically geared towards creating lasting changes in your body, we believe you will feel our commitment for healing.
We offer a wide assortment of massages designed to help in the healing of injuries and illness, recovery from surgery, boost immunity, increase circulation and detoxify the body. Our Registered Massage Therapists have significant experience working with many different body types and have trained in various modalities and forms of body work. They are able to observe and follow specific patterns and movements that your body indicates and requires. Because of this understanding, your RMT will customize a plan that will truly benefit your health, helping deliver results quickly and relax you at the same time.
Your RMT will also incorporate any tools, techniques, and oils that will be most effective for you within every session.
At First Care, we are devoted to the overall well-being of our clients. By contacting us, you will have found relief.
Types of Massages
Aromatherapy Massage: Regain your sense of wellbeing and vitality as warm and natural essential oils are massaged into the skin, allowing the essence of the oil to penetrate and provide the therapeutic value of the oil used. Essential oils such as Lavender, Eucalyptus, Ylang Ylang, and citrus bring forth the healing energy that helps to maintain balance, and harmonizes mind, body, and soul.
Deep Tissue Massage: Slow movement and sustained deep pressure on areas of tension. Deep tissue massage aids in the reduction of chronic muscular pain and inflammation related pain.
Soft Tissue Massage: This massage is about knowing which muscles or trigger points need addressing, and how to deliver the right pressure. It incorporates more moderate touch therapies, and warms up the muscles.
Sports Massage: Designed to enhance athletic performance and reduce recovery time. It also improves speed healing time from injury.
Pregnancy Massage: Expecting mothers are treated to a relaxing experience. Our specially trained massage therapists relieve low back pain, swollen legs, feet, and fatigue, all associated with pregnancy. Come away feeling relaxed and refreshed.
Therapeutic Massage: There are many powerful medications and effective surgeries available today to aid in recovery from disease, illness, and injuries. Therapeutic massage can often be an excellent addition to a doctor’s treatment plan. As a physical modality, it has little to no risk of interaction with other treatments and can provide tremendous relief and resolution of pain. Therapeutic massage may also help when medications are not effective or can’t be used, and is an essential part of your individualized wellness and recovery plan.
Lymphatic Drainage: The Lymphatic system's job is to detoxify bodily fluids before they are cirulated into the blood stream. the Lymphatic system moves the fluids through the body, and then to the liver. Toxemia and swelling are a result of the Lymphatic system not working properly, so a Lymphatic massage will help reduce muscle swelling which then increases blood flow, which in turn supports proper Lymphatic system functioning.
Relaxation Massage: The psychological benefits of this massage are equally beneficial to body, mind and spirit. Intended to relax tense muscles and ease stress, relaxation massage is the perfect antidote to workweek stress and a wonderful way to unwind. It is typically performed in a temperature-controlled room with a soothing ambiance, delicate lighting and relaxing music playing in the background. The massage therapist will tailor the massage to the needs and preferences of the client and increase or decrease pressure accordingly. Gentle and soothing, relaxation massage involves rubbing and kneading of the upper tissue layers, inducing deep relaxation that can often lull clients to sleep. Relaxation massage focuses on the neck muscles and shoulders, where much tension is held, as well as the muscles of the back, legs and feet for head-to-toe soothing. Following a relaxation massage, clients should feel relaxed, pampered and recharged. In the hours following a relaxation massage, clients are encouraged to drink plenty of water to help flush toxins and to rehydrate the body.
Shiatsu Massage: This is an acupressure and meridian-focused bodywork system from Japan. By applying "finger and manual pressure" to the skin, the aim is to prevent and cure existing illness by stimulating the body's natural resources to recuperate and promote good health. It also eliminates fatigue and stress-producing elements.
Thai Massage: By pressing and stretching muscles,one makes them more receptive to the flow of "Qi". Thai bodywork involves the healthy interaction of sharing balance with another person, aiding in health and wholeness.
Swedish Massage: This is the most well known form of Western massage used today. Characterized by long, gliding strokes using pressure levels ranging from light to firm, depending on the client's preference.
Myofascial Release: Utilizes sustained pressure and movement of fascial tissue in order to eliminate restriction within the various layers. Especially effective in relief of back or cervical pain, scoliosis, headaches, fibromyalgia, or restriction of movement.
Reflexology Massage: Involves manipulation of reflex areas located on feet, hands, and head. These point correspond with areas throughout the body, and this can work to relieve areas of congestion as well as stimulate body organs.
Hot Stone Massage: Relieve tense muscles and sore joints while easing your mind and lifting your spirit. This massage uses the deep penetrating heat of soothing basalt stones to increast circulation and improve the motion of joint. These stones are intentionally placed on the body , and are also used to massage away bodily tension.
Holistic Massage: Holistic massage is capable of creating a significant improvement in your whole body because of its all encompassing approach. Holistic massage gives you some tools in managing and maintaining the state of your own health, such as the correct nutrition, and helping you to find which environment you function best in (stress management and so forth).
Back Massage: Massages for the back and shoulders is very beneficial, as the back is a common place for people to accumulate tension. Specifically tailored oils are therefore used to release tension and stress. This massage is recommended for those suffering from general pain, tension and stiffness of the back and shoulders, and is immensely beneficial for those suffering from chronic back pain.
Foot Massage: This particular massage awakens the vital energy areas in your soles, feet, calves and shins. It is a rejuvenating experience that releases deeply felt tension and leaves you feeling relaxed and balanced. Also known to improve circulation and promote better ‘chi’ flow.
Benefits of Massage
Relieves stress, depression, and anxiety
Helps control diabetes
Treats dry skin
Warms rigid muscles
Lessens asthma and bronchitis triggers
Decreases muscle tension and tightness in the body
Alleviates muscle spasms and cramping
Enhances range of motion and flexibility
Releases endorphins (the body’s natural pain-killer)
Boosts immune system
Eases and softens injured and over-used muscles
Improves blood circulation
Straightens overall posture
Drains lymphatic system
Promotes restful sleep
Eases medication dependence
Reduces scar tissue, post-surgery adhesions, and swelling