Close X

Réseau FADOQ est le plus important regroupement de personnes de 50 ans et plus de la province et la référence en matière de qualité de vie des aînés québécois. En savoir plus

Pour connaître les produits et les offres dans votre région, veuillez indiquer votre langue et votre secteur.

It is the largest group of people aged 50 and over in the province and the benchmark for the quality of life of Quebec seniors. More info

To find out about products and offers in your area, please indicate your language and sector.

Pour connaître les produits et les offres dans votre région, veuillez indiquer votre secteur.

To know the products and offers in your region, please indicate your sector.

Choisissez votre langue|Choose your language

Choisissez votre région|Choose your region

ou|or Trouver ma région par code postal|Find your region by postal code

Trouver ma région par code postal|Find your region by postal code

ou|or Choisissez votre région|Select your region in a list

Désolé, aucune région n'a été trouvée pour le code postal demandé. Veuillez essayer avec un autre code postal ou faire le choix de votre région manuellement.|Sorry, no region was found for the requested postal code. Please try with a different postal code or choose your region manually.

Close X

Réseau FADOQ est le plus important regroupement de personnes de 50 ans et plus de la province et la référence en matière de qualité de vie des aînés québécois. En savoir plus

Pour connaître les produits et les offres dans votre région, veuillez indiquer votre langue et votre secteur.

It is the largest group of people aged 50 and over in the province and the benchmark for the quality of life of Quebec seniors. More info

To find out about products and offers in your area, please indicate your language and sector.

Pour connaître les produits et les offres dans votre région, veuillez indiquer votre secteur.

To know the products and offers in your region, please indicate your sector.

Choisissez votre langue|Choose your language

Choisissez votre région|Choose your region

ou|or Trouver ma région par code postal|Find your region by postal code

Trouver ma région par code postal|Find your region by postal code

ou|or Choisissez votre région|Select your region in a list

Désolé, aucune région n'a été trouvée pour le code postal demandé. Veuillez essayer avec un autre code postal ou faire le choix de votre région manuellement.|Sorry, no region was found for the requested postal code. Please try with a different postal code or choose your region manually.

Did you know ?

Massage therapy? Yes, I do!

Massage therapy is a form of natural therapy that combines different techniques and maneuvers such as kneading, effleurage, friction, tapping and vibration. Generally practiced with hands, elbows and even sometimes feet, this type of care is suitable for almost all clienteles, regardless of the patient’s age or general condition. Massage therapy is the modern and structured version of touch therapy. It is for this reason that it is practiced in an ethical and professional setting.

Benefits of massage therapy

There are several reasons to make an appointment with a massage therapist. In addition to providing a state of relaxation and relaxation, massage therapy is increasingly used to relieve muscle tension and to prevent the development of muscle or joint problems. Although some use combinations of techniques, we can distinguish between two broad categories of massage therapy care: relaxation and therapeutic care.

Relaxing care

The relaxing massage brings the body into a state of deep relaxation. By acting on the nervous system, massage helps to reduce the effects of stress on the body and is a source of energy and comfort, both physically and morally.

Therapeutic care

Therapeutic treatments are increasingly being used to relieve pain caused by muscle tensions and to prevent the development of physiological problems of muscle or joint order. There are several techniques to relieve the disadvantages of arthritis, osteoarthritis and rheumatism. By working on fascias and muscular chains, tension and spasms, therapeutic massage reduces pain and discomfort.

Different types of massage

There are several types of massage depending on the goal. A massage therapist can use one or more techniques combined to meet the needs of his or her clientele. These techniques include Californian massage, shiatsu, amma massage and Swedish massage, which is one of the oldest and best known.

Receiving regular massage therapy helps maintain a good quality of life. They help reduce the effects of stress on the body and relieve musculoskeletal pain. Massage therapy offers physiological and psychological benefits that are now well known and recognized.

See the discount offer

Source: Réseau des massothérapeutes professionnels du Québec