Complementary Holistic Therapies

Complementary Holistic Therapies

Holistic Therapy is one of the oldest forms of therapy. This is because people are constantly looking for ways to alleviate aches and pains. Wholistic Massage believes that finding complementary therapy to your current treatment(s) could improve your condition(s). For many people, it can be difficult to suffer from something and not have a way to treat that. It is our goal to help you find the right combination of treatment or treatments so that you do not have to suffer.


Listed below are common types of what are considered to be complementary therapies. We have also included why it is beneficial to seek out complementary therapy.


Complementary Therapies

Throughout history, people have been developing new illnesses, which sometimes will require new treatments, which in turn can cause new side effects. In other words, it can be scary for some people is waiting and seeing what can potentially happen. Specialists believe that seeking therapy in a complementary medicine while starting a more western medicine-based treatment also.

Listed below are some typical complementary therapies that have been shown to help.



Yoga is an ancient form of exercise that aims to help people and the overall well-being. Some suggest that using yoga as a complementary medicine can benefit those who already receive other medical treatments. Instructors can adapt the asanas (poses) to ensure that patients’ body parts, organs, and bones adjust. From this, people can feel the benefits of the practice.



Aromatherapy is an increasingly popular practice as people seek ways to alleviate side effects from other medications and treatments. This is one of the most popular treatments that we currently offer at our facility. It is used in conjunction with the massage therapy service that we offer. Due to this, we provide aromatherapy with your massages at absolutely no extra cost to you. In addition, through the blend of carrier oils and essential oils, our therapists find the right combination to alleviate your issues.



Acupressure is another popular treatment that we offer alongside our massage therapy treatments. The goal of Acupressure is to help unblock the flow of energy through your body’s meridians. Like Aromatherapy, our Acupressure therapy is used alongside Meridian therapy treatments that are offered to our patients. 


Benefits of Complementary Therapies

As mentioned previously, receiving holistic treatments can be highly beneficial for a person. There are so many positive aspects to what can happen when you add holistic therapy into your treatment plan. Some of the benefits include:

  • Increased mental health
  • People tend to feel more in control of their health
  • It helps people to stay positive
  • They can often reduce symptoms and side effects that can occur from traditional western medicine techniques
  • They have the potential to increase your immune system and snowball into reducing your symptoms and side effects
  • It can help alleviate headaches and general body pain


So as you can see, holistic treatments like the ones we currently offer have positives that outweigh the negatives.

Let us help ease your burdens. Book your massage in South Edmonton with us online or by phone at 1-780-463-6390 today!