Registered Massage Therapy

What Registered Massage Therapists (RMT) Do ?

  • RMTs are trained to evaluate individual health needs, and provide active and passive techniques for complete patient care. 
  • RMTs provide an accurate assessment, differential diagnosis, and prognosis of specific soft tissue and musculoskeletal conditions. 
  • RMTs act upon the muscular, nervous and circulatory systems to improve health      

Did you know that BC's Registered Massage Therapists (RMT) also:

  • Have the highest training standards in North America
  • Have mandatory continuing education and upgrading 
  • Are linking research to practice, including providing evidence-based patient education and remedial exercise
  • Have a specialized program at an accredited college
  • Have completed the BC registration exams set by the College of Massage Therapists of BC (CMTBC), and must continue with post-graduate studies to maintain registration  
  • Honour a strict code of ethics set by the CMTBC

Benefits of Massage Therapy include:

  • Stress control and nervous system balance
  • improved quality of sleep 
  • management of pain and improved healing outcomes 
  • assistance in improving physical fitness