Project Description

Massage Therapy in Hamilton

Registered Massage Therapy (RMT) is a clinically-oriented treatment option that helps alleviate the discomfort associated with everyday occupational stresses, muscular overuse and many chronic pain conditions. Registered Massage Therapists treat the soft tissues of the body including muscles, connective tissue, tendons, ligaments and joints using their hands, arms and specific tools. RMT is a regulated health profession within the province of Ontario.

What type of treatments do Registered Massage Therapists provide?

Our massage therapists, Tara Sproule, Sheldon Lopes-Pereira and Kathleen Burns, provide the following treatments. These can be provided individually as stand-alone therapy or in any combination. You can book with them here.

  • Deep Tissue Therapy
  • Light Touch Massage
  • Shiatsu Massage
  • Rehabilitative Strengthening
  • Hot Stone Massage
  • Seated Massage

Collaborative Care

Our registered massage therapists work collaboratively with the other healthcare practitioners in the clinic including physicians, chiropractors, physiotherapists, naturopaths, chiropodists, and other specialists in order to best manage your health needs. Please inquire for more information.

Massage Therapy Can Help With:

  • Muscle Tension and Spasm

  • Headaches

  • Whiplash

  • Arthritis

  • Post-Surgical Rehabilitation

  • Sports Injuries

  • Strains and Sprains

  • Stress and Stress-Related Conditions

  • Lymphoedema

  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

  • Sciatica

  • Pregnancy and Labor Support

  • Asthma, Emphysema & Other Lung Conditions

  • Fibromyalgia

  • Anxiety and Depression

  • Cancer

  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

  • Dislocations

  • Edema

  • Inflammatory Conditions

  • Insomnia

  • Multiple Sclerosis

  • Parkinson’s Disease & Other Neurological Diseases

  • Plantar Fasciitis

  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

  • Scoliosis

  • Stroke

  • Tendinitis

Practitioners Offering Registered Massage Therapy

Tara Headshot

Tara Sproule

Registered Massage Therapist
Tara graduated from Kikkawa College in Toronto in 2005 to begin her Massage journey.

In her 15 years of practice, Tara has worked in multiple different environments including multidisciplinary clinics, spa, medical and neurological settings where she has seen a diverse clientele with many ailments, injuries and treatment needs. Whether your preference is relaxation or deep tissue, Tara’s technique is very thorough and she likes to locate those difficult trouble spots. Using Swedish massage techniques, fascial work, trigger points and stretching, Tara will work with you to ensure your best comfort and outcome with each treatment.

When Tara is not massaging you will surely find her hanging out with her dog, spending time with her friends/ family or off creating some form of artwork somewhere.

“All our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them” -Walt Disney

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Sheldon Massage Therapist

Sheldon Lopes Pereira

Registered Massage Therapist

Sheldon Lopes Pereira is a Registered Massage Therapist with a passion for health, anatomy, and physical activity. He earned his Bachelor of Arts in Kinesiology at York University, furthered his education by completing Mohawk College’s Advanced Diploma Massage Therapy program and will continue to be a perpetual scholar through life.

His goals in treatment are to develop a thorough understanding of each client through detailed hands-on assessments in order to create personalized treatment plans to help increase functionality, mobility, and improve pain management.

Included in his working portfolio, Sheldon has had experience working with the Hamilton Tiger Cats, Hamilton Police, cyclists at The Ride to Conquer Cancer, and many specialized outreach programs such as Dr. Bob Kemp Hospice, and the Adult Recreation Therapy Centre. He is excited to continue his involvement in future community programs.

His passion and personal experience with the amazing sport of hockey, Sheldon has also helped develop young hockey players into skilled athletes through skill development and mentorship as a NCCP-Multi Level Sport Coach.

Outside of the clinic, Sheldon enjoys playing hockey, cheering for the Leafs, and de-stressing behind the drums while creating music with friends.

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world” – Nelson Mandela

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Kathleen Burns

Registered Massage Therapist

Kathleen Burns

Massage Therapy has been present in Kathleen’s life in numerous forms and in varying degrees of influence. It was first introduced to her when used in conjunction with Physiotherapy treatment as a young teenager. This in-depth and holistic approach to medicine sparked Kathleen’s interest in a career within the realm of Health Sciences.
While studying Kinesiology at Western University, Kathleen became familiarized with the various career paths available for a Kinesiologist. Her interest in working with clients in a hands-on environment has led to her becoming a Registered Massage Therapist.

Having graduated from the Canadian College of Massage and Hydrotherapy (CCMH) in 2014, Kathleen has thoroughly enjoyed being directly involved in the therapeutic effect of alternative medicine.

In June of 2020, Kathleen completed coursework to become a Certified Aromatherapist and enjoys incorporating aromatherapy into her massages when requested.

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