(rmt, r.ac, r.tcmp, BSc)
Alex Ma (RMT, R.AC, R.TCMP) is a fully insured, Registered Massage Therapist with the College of Massage therapist of Ontario. He is also a fully insured, Registered Acupuncturist and Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioner with the College of Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners and Acupuncturists of Ontario (CTCMPAO) and is certified in Clean Needle Technique.
Alex was the Certified Judge of the US National Martial Arts Tournament, and the 12th direct descendant of Chen style TAICHI under Grand Master, Hong Ma --- one of China’s top 10 martial artists.
Alex has a passion for helping people like you live an emotionally balanced, and physically thriving life. Since 1996, He has helped thousands of patients with a variety of chronic health issues, ranging from depression and anxiety to digestive disorders to PMS to chronic pain. He specializes in musculoskeletal disorders, chronic illness, neck pain, back pain, stress-related situations, health preservation, and anti-aging. Alex is an expert in Tuina massage, acupuncture, moxibustion, Gua Sha, Cupping, Trigger point work, reflexology, and much more.
"Improving people's health is the greatest reward of my job. It gives me great pleasure to come home from work every day and tell my daughter stories of how acupuncture has changed my patients' lives", said Alex.
Alex comes from a long line of doctors of Traditional Chinese Medicine. He received his Sports medical degree in China in 1995 when he was certified as a Tuina (Chinese massage) therapy specializing in the treatment of trauma and pain management. He practiced in China for fourteen years as the head of the trauma unit in Shenyang, China.
Following his time in China, Alex then moved to Toronto with his family in 2008, where he continued to work as a registered massage therapist and a TCM practitioner.
Alex’s rare background combines a mastery of China’s ancient healing and martial arts along with in-depth training in modern Western medicine. His unique treatments combine Qigong, Tuina, and Swedish Massage to form his own style which concentrated on the acupuncture points using deep tissue massage to awaken one’s inner Chi or subtle energy. He does not only treat the condition but improves one's overall health and wellness by boosting one's energy and reducing one's stress.