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Massage Therapy in Etobicoke

Igal, Registered Massage Therapist

Igal, a graduate of Sutherland Chan School of Massage Therapy & McMaster University‘s Contemporary Medical Acupuncture program, brings over seven years of experience to clinical settings. With thousands of hours of dedicated practice and clinical expertise, he has diverse experiences working in various clinics, including physiotherapy, chiropractic, and osteopathy settings.

As a Registered Massage Therapist, he channels his passion into the application of soft tissue therapy for recovery, health restoration, injury prevention, and overall well-being. Employing a clinical mindset with a holistic touch, Igal adopts a focused, goal-oriented approach to determine the most effective techniques for optimizing the healing process.

Tailored Treatments

His treatments are targeted, structured, and tailor-suited to individual conditions, needs, and physiology. He adeptly addresses diverse musculoskeletal conditions, such as golfers & tennis elbow, scoliosis, nerve compressions/pain, arthritis; chronic and acute back, neck, upper and lower limb pain, spinal stenosis, sciatica, headaches, and postural deviations issues.

In addition to addressing these conditions, Igal can help with relaxation and stress reduction, working to regulate the nervous system for enhanced calm and well-being.

Philosophy and Techniques

Guided by the philosophy of “matching the technique to the pathology or the condition,” Igal utilizes a variety of modalities. These include muscle energy techniques, positional release, fascial manipulations, joint & joint-capsule mobilizations, cupping (both static& Dynamic), pressure/trigger point therapy, scraping tools ;and various acupuncture techniques like peripheral nerve stimulation, dry needling, functional fascial therapeutics & The Balancing Method.

Igal’s vision is rooted in three fundamental pillars: passion, compassion, and devotion. He dedicates himself to creating a therapeutic environment that fosters a deep sense of peace, encouraging clients to restore the relationship between the self and the body. His integrated approach infuses insights from Yoga, Chinese medicine, and sound healing into the therapeutic experience, promoting physical well-being and mental clarity. This commitment enables him to relieve clients’ pain and support their return to the activities they love to do.

Outside of Work

Beyond Massage Therapy, Igal is also a Yoga teacher, a sound therapy facilitator, and a passionate advocate for holistic practices like asana, breathwork, meditation, and sound healing.

Beyond his professional pursuits, Igal enjoys traveling, photography & Videography, spending time in nature, and embarking on soul-searching adventures. Fluent in English, Hebrew, and Russian.

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