Massage Therapy

Massage Therapy is a treatment process developed to use gentle stretching, mobilization and soft tissue massage techniques to treat a variety of conditions.  It is a clinically-oriented healthcare option that helps alleviate the discomfort associated with everyday and occupational stresses, muscular over-use and many chronic pain conditions.   Massage therapists are trained in the principles of anatomy, physiology, pathology, kinesiology, massage theory and the practical uses of massage. They are also versed in stretching techniques, remedial exercise and gentle mobilization.  Throughout Canada, massage therapists work in collaboration with physicians, dentists, chiropractors, physiotherapists and other healthcare professionals.

The Benefits of Massage Therapy

There are tremendous benefits to be achieved through regular massage therapy treatments from a Registered Massage Therapist.  Massage therapy can be an important part of your health maintenance plan by: 

  • Reducing or eliminating pain
  • Improving joint mobility
  • Improving lymphatic drainage 
  • Reducing muscular tension

Massage therapy can be used for the treatment of both acute and chronic conditions. RMTs can work with a wide variety of patients of all ages in the treatment of illness, injury rehabilitation and disability.  There has been a wide variety of research published in peer reviewed journals proving the benefits of massage therapy for various conditions.


The following is a list of conditions for which massage therapy can prove beneficial;

  • Anxiety & Depression
  • Acute and chronic pain management
  • Stress and stress related conditions
  • Post injury and surgical rehabilitation
  • Muscle tension and spasm
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Tension Headaches/Migraines
  • Strains and sprains
  • Sports injuries
  • Whiplash
  • Insomnia
  • Tendinitis
  • Arthritis
  • Jaw pain (TMJ)


Massage Therapy can also be used as part of a preventative care program. This includes sports training, injury prevention, ongoing stress management and more. The treatment plan will be developed by you and your therapist and can be changed at any time.  You have no obligation to undergo any part of treatment and your treatment begins after you’ve given your informed consent.

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Registered Massage Therapist’ Association of Ontario (2019) from

Cupping Therapy

Cupping therapy employs negative pressure utilizing plastic, or silicone cups on the skin. The resulting suction not only stimulates blood flow but also provides a holistic approach to wellness. This therapy is recognized for its potential to alleviate joint and muscle pain, reduce inflammation, expedite recovery, enhance the function of the lymphatic and circulatory systems, and promote overall relaxation and well-being.

Our dedicated therapists have undergone a certification program rooted in evidence-informed practices. This comprehensive training equips them with a diverse array of techniques using various cups, allowing for a customized approach tailored to each client’s unique needs. This commitment to excellence ensures that your cupping experience at AJM Fitness & Massage is not only therapeutic but also expertly tailored to maximize its benefits.

Important Note: Bruising can be a potential side effect of cupping therapy. If you have any concerns or questions about this aspect of the treatment, we encourage you to discuss them with your practitioner. Open communication is key to ensuring a safe and personalized cupping experience.

Instances where Cupping may not be Administered:

  • Skin Lesions or Inflammation (existing)
  • Organ Failure (Renal, Hepatic, and/or Cardiac)
  • Pacemakers
  • Hemophilia or similar bleeding disorders
  • Cancer
  • Varicose Veins, Spider Veins

Cautionary Considerations (Consultation Recommended):

  • Diabetes with complications
  • Pregnancy, the first 6 weeks after giving birth, or during menstruation
  • Lymphedema
  • New Tattoos (localized)
  • Heart Disease
  • Recent blood donation or medical procedure


Reiki is a gentle healing technique for stress reduction and relaxation that uses energy to release what no longer serves a purpose in the body and mind.  It is based on the idea that we are all born with a universal life force and as we get older it can become impeded by illness, stress and trauma.

Reiki is a simple, natural and safe method of healing and self-improvement that everyone can use.  It has been effective in helping virtually every known illness and malady always creating a beneficial effect.   It also works in conjunction with all other medical or therapeutic techniques to relieve side effects and promote recovery.

A Reiki treatment can help remove blockages along the energy channels to allow more love and light into the client achieving better physical, mental, emotional and spiritual balance. It is administered at AJM Fitness and Massage Therapy by laying the practitioners hands on different areas of the body above the clothing while the client relaxes in a comfortable laying position.