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RMT services that help our clients recover from injuries, reduce muscle tension and soreness, and improve overall physical function. Our team of highly trained registered massage therapists use a variety of techniques to address specific areas of the body and help our clients achieve their health and wellness goals.

Massage Therapy made for Athletes


Here at SHIELD Performance Therapy, we are committed to helping our athletes reach peak performance, as well as providing therapy to our lifestyle fitness clients.

Our RMTs specialize in the therapeutic treatment and advancement of athletes. In addition to massage therapy, we offer fascial stretch therapy, cupping, functional movement screening, athletic taping, and concussion screening.

Alex Abbott, RMT

Alex is a former elite hockey player, and has since dedicated her career in the therapeutic treatment and advancement of athletes. 

Alex has worked as the head therapist for the Burlington Cougars Junior A Hockey Team, was a member of the therapy team at the IIHF World Junior Tournament, and provided care for the Rugby Canada Men's 15's during the World Cup qualifying matches.

Alex is an integral part of our team at SHIELD Performance, providing quality care for both our athletes and lifestyle fitness clients.

Expert Theraputic Support for All Your Needs

Athletic Taping

Athletic taping is a technique used to support and stabilize joints and muscles during physical activity to prevent or manage injuries.


Therapeutic cupping assists with pain management, muscle relaxation, and improved circulation and often used with other therapeutic techniques such as massage or acupuncture.

Fascial Stretch Therapy

Fascial stretch therapy (FST) treats muscle imbalances, postural problems, and injuries using sustained stretches and traction to lengthen and loosen the connective tissue (fascia) surrounding the muscles and joints.

Functional Movement Screening

Functional movement screening is an assessment tool that evaluates an individual's movement patterns and identify any limitations or asymmetries that may increase their risk of injury.

Concussion Screening

Concussion screening is an evaluation that assesses the cognitive and physical symptoms of a concussion, a type of brain injury caused by a blow to the head.

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