Détente Santé du Plateau L'Escapade: Relaxing and Invigorating Massages

By definition, a therapeutic massage works on the fascias and the muscular chains, tensions and spasms that are at the root of most pain and discomfort. The therapist will target the source of the pain in order to provide you with a specialized and individualized treatment that meets your specific needs.


Therapeutic massage accomplishes the following:

  • Stimulates blood circulation
  • Tones muscles
  • Drains toxins that prevent muscles from receiving oxygen
  • Facilitates the movement of joints
  • Regulates the functions of the digestive system


Swedish massage can be stimulating or relaxing, depending on the technique and application. Therapeutic intramuscular Swedish massage can be specific to athletes, which is why it can make a person relax and ready to sleep, or alert and ready to run a marathon, and creates the following benefits:


  • Tones the muscles
  • Prevents muscle injury
  • Maximizes muscle potential in order to produce optimal performance in competition
  • Increases the potential for recovery after a muscle injury
  • Stimulates blood flow


The value of massage for athletes has always been recognized in the world of sports. Massage is involved in a wide variety of applications during training, before and after physical exercise, and during the recovery period.


Fields of action for the Swedish relaxation massage

The Swedish relaxation massage allows for beneficial action on the skin tissues and relaxation of the central nervous system, which produces positive effects in terms of managing stress and balancing energy.


This type of massage creates the following benefits:

  • Calms the nervous system
  • Relaxes the body and allows it to deal with stress
  • Mitigates problems related to insomnia and brings about deeper and more regenervative sleep
  • Improves the body’s ability to recover
  • Helps patients who are fatigued or exhausted

A True Anti-aging Treatment

Massage is a science, but it is also a subtle art. It is recognized that no machine can replace the expert hand guided by scientific knowledge and controlled by the constant sensitivity of the practitioners. A therapeutic intramuscular massage or a relaxing massage will help to relax, energize and revitalize your entire body.


There are many types of massages, including shiatsu, lymphatic drainage and Swedish massage, which is unquestionably the oldest and most widely recognized massage in the world. It is also the most complete, and applies to a wide variety of situations.


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