A Massage Therapist is a Regulated
Only members of the College of Massage
Therapists of Ontario are permitted to use
the title Massage Tehrapist or Regulated
Massage Therapist and use the letters MT
or RMT with their names.
There are many conditions that Massage therapists have completed a 2-3
Massage Therapy can help with; year diploma program from a recognized
some examples are: massage therapy school and studied
anatomy, physiology, pathology, physical
Sports injuries assessment, neurology, treatments, ethics
Strains/sprains and other subjects.
Back & neck pain Massage therapists participate in a Quality
Inflammatory conditions(arthritis, Assurance Program that assists them in
the maintenance of high professional
bursitis) standards and quality care of their clients.
Carpal tunnel syndrome
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What is Massage Therapy? Therapeutic massage is an important part of your
Massage Therapy has firmly established its role as a clinically- health maintenance plan, by:
oriented health option used to relieve a variety of discomforts Reducing or eliminating pain
because it achieves undeniable results. Massage Therapy improves Improving joint mobility
circulation by bringing oxygen and other nutrients to body tissues. It Improving circulation
relieves muscle tension and pain, increass flexibility and mobility Improving immune system functioning
and helps clear lactic acid and other waste, which reduces pain and Increasing lymphatic drainage
stiffness in muscles and joints. Reducing depression and anxiety
Reducing tension within muscles
Increasing body awareness
Everyone can benefit by maintaining vitality and
A HEALTHY FOUNDATION for WELLBEING health through massage therapy.
Massage Therapy may include other modalities or
Massage Therapy relieves stress; it's thought to help the body's stress specific techniques, such as:
response by lowering levels of hormones such as cortisol. Massage Hydrotherapy(the use of hot and cold)
therapy also appears to enhance immune function. Trigger point therapy
Deep tissue massage
It can be preventative or restorative, helping to maintain, rehabilitate, Rhythmic mobilizations
augment physical function or relieve pain. Manual lymphatic drainage
Massage can help alleviate the soft tissue discomfort associated with How often should you have Massage Therapy?
everyday stress, muscular overuse and many chronic pain syndromes. If Some people believe that one treatment is enough;
employed early enough after accidents involving trauma and injury, however, massage therapy is most beneficial in acute
massage therapy can greatly reduce the development of painful muscular conditions when used over a series of treatments and
patterning. then followed up with maintenance or preventive
What can Massage Therapy do for you?
The benefits of Massage Therapy can be used in the treatment of the Through mutual discussion, your Massage Therapist
acute and chronic stages of specific conditions. Treatment also enhances can help you establish a program which fits your
an individual's overall sense of emotional and physical well-being and physical needs and lifestyle. Your Massage Therapist
quality of life. is most interested in your recovery and in the
maintenance of you health.
Who can Benefit from Massage Therapy?
Massage therapy benefits people of all ages. While it benefits the injured,
the ill and the stressed, the real strength of massage therapy lies in