How to get a massage you'll love...

How to get a massage you'll love...

Communicate. We get it – you don’t want to cause a problem, so you bite your tongue about your therapist’s chatter, the music, the temperature, the pressure, the technique. But therapists want your feedback and direction. They much prefer it to guessing what your preferences are.

Deep Tissue vs. Relaxation

Deep Tissue vs. Relaxation

Feel free to remind your therapist if you like deep tissue massage, relaxation massage (just as therapeutic) or a mix of the two styles. All of our therapists can significantly change depth & intensity if they clearly understand which style you prefer.



If you cannot find a time on the online booking system feel free to give us a call and leave a message. Often small adjustments in a schedule will help fit you in.

Deep Tissue Therapeutic Massage

Deep tissue massage therapy techniques that focus on realigning much deeper layers of muscles. Massage therapists may use fingertips, knuckles, hands, elbows, and forearms during the deep tissue massage. The pressure is generally stronger than a regular massage. The strokes may be slower.  You may be asked to breathe deeply as the massage therapist works on certain tense areas.  Some work on the body may feel uncomfortable, but discomfort is different than pain. Pain is an indicator that you have gone past your limits.

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Gentle Therapeutic Massage

Helps the client relax by increasing circulation, stimulating lymph flow, and calming the client's sympathetic nervous system.   They can reduce pain, stress, anxiety,  and depression. Promote sleep and relaxation, support the immune system, ease muscle tension and enhance body image.  

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Sports Injury and Rehabilitation Massage

Massage therapy techniques are applied when the client has a specific complaint or condition. They are used to relieve muscle tension, spasms, pain caused by sprains or strains, overuse injuries, carpal tunnel, whiplash, headaches, and many other conditions.

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Prenatal Massage


Therapeutic massage or relaxation massage is modified specifically for women who are expecting. We have a specially designed cushion that allows the client to lie comfortably on her front throughout her pregnancy. Alternatively we can also do the treatment with the client lying on her side.

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Manual Lymphatic Drainage


Manual Lymphatic Drainage is a very gentle, relaxing therapy which stimulates the lymphatic system without increasing the blood flow.


Detoxifies the body by removing metabolic wastes, excess water, toxins, bacteria, large protein molecules and foreign substances from the tissues.

Supports and enhances the nervous system, thus relieving stress.

Improves the immune system.

Helps minimize scar formation.

Helps us heal more quickly from injuries, surgeries, chronic conditions, and swelling.

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Pediatric Massage

Using all of the same principles we use for a therapeutic massage but applying them to children and adolescents. Massage is important to help the healthy growth of children as demands are higher with sports, electronics and anxiety levels in children are increasing. Depending on the age of the child and reason for visit, we recommend you also consider our 30 minute or 45-minute treatment.




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Myofascial Release

Myofascial release is a style of massage that treats skeletal muscle immobility and pain by relaxing contracted muscles, improving blood and lymphatic circulation, and stimulating the stretch reflex in muscles. 


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All of our Massage Therapists are registered, have 2200 hour training and are covered by your insurance
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Maximum Health Wellness Centre is located in the neighbourhood of West Hillhurst in Calgary. Near the neighbourhoods of Sunnyside, Briar Hill, St. Andrews Hill communites and across the river from Sunalta, Upper Scarbourough, Shaganappi, and Sunnyside communities.  Only10 minnutes from the downtown core with lots of free street parking.