Massage Therapy provides an alternative health option to help alleviate the soft tissue discomfort associated with everyday and occupational stresses, muscular over-use, and many chronic pain syndromes. It can also greatly reduce the development of painful muscular patterning, if employed early enough after accidents involving trauma and injury.

Many of today's health problems arise from stress. Because stress upsets the delicate integral balance of all your body's functions, regaining this balance requires a holistic approach.


Massage therapy is safe and effective if used for stress management, but it is also widely used to help patients obtain relief from many specific problems, including, but not limited to the following:

  • Migraine
  • Neuritis/Neuralgia
  • Tendonitis/Bursitis
  • Post-Injury Rehabilitation
  • Neck and Shoulder Tension
  • Whiplash
  • Pseudo-Sciatica (Leg Aches)
  • Respiratory Problems
  • Lower Back Pain
  • Arthritis
  • Digestive & Lower Bowel Problems
  • Circulatory Problems
  • Muscle Spasms
  • Frozen Shoulder

Massage Therapy for Infants and youth

Cindy Dunlop is trained in infant and adolescent massage therapy, as well as pre and post natal massage therapy. She recommends you try incorporating massage therapy as a part of your family's healthy lifestyle.


  • Stress relief for parent and baby
  • Stimulation of nervous, circulatory and gastrointestinal systems in the body
  • Bonding between parent and baby
  • A means of communication between parent and baby
  • Increases awareness of infant cues, teaches parent to respond to baby's needs
  • Provides sensory stimulation which aids growth and development
  • Helps facilitate motor co-ordination
  • Helps relieve colic and gas
  • Regulates sleep patterns
  • Strengthens immune systems

Benefits of massage therapy for youth

  • Helps your child relax and lowers stress
  • Helps your child sleep better
  • Helps your child with growing pains
  • Helps your child with sports issues/injuries
  • Reduces general muscle aches and pains
  • Helps improve your child's posture
  • Helps with constipation, or abdominal tension