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What the Heck is an RMT?

What is an RMT?

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A Registered Massage Therapist (RMT):

-Must graduate from an accredited 2300 Hour Diploma Program with a minimum average of 70%

-Must successfully complete four Provincial Board Examinations in the areas of:

  • -Clinical Science and Theory of Assessment, Procedure and Treatment of Conditions/Pathologies

  • -Science and Theory of Anatomy, Physiology, Pathology, and Neuroanatomy

  • -Law and Ethics in relation to being a Health Care Provider in the Province of British Columbia

  • -Practical Evaluation of Diagnostic Procedure, Assessment, and Treatment of Conditions

-Must be in good standing with the College of Massage Therapy of British Columbia (CMTBC)

What Does an RMT Do?

1) Provide assessment and diagnosis of soft tissue injuries and joints of the body including:

  • -Postural assessments and identification of muscular imbalance

  • -Neurological and Orthopedic testing to identify and address the root source of a pain-dysfunction or discomfort

  • -Assessment of soft tissue structures including fascia, ligaments, tendons, muscles, nerve pathways and orthopedic alignment

2) Provide treatment and prevention of injury, pain, and physical disorders

RMTs are trained in the to treat a multitude of issues including;

  • Muscle Imbalances

  • Sports Injuries

  • Headaches and Chronic Pain

  • Back Pain

  • Range of Motion Restrictions

  • and more..

Ask what your RMT can do for you!

3) Provide information for referrals to other healthcare professionals

*All services provided by an RMT are redeemable through your health and medical benefits plan.

What Do I Offer?

Initial Consultation and Assessment

Your consultation and assessment will include:

*A comprehensive Health History Intake and Review

*Postural Assessment and Identification of Imbalances

*Orthopedic and Neurological Testing

*Development of a treatment plan based on the outcome of assessment. This includes the approach taken to treatment and techniques, appointment frequency, therapeutic homecare exercises, and the prognosis and expected outcomes of your treatment.

Clinical Massage Therapy

Your treatments will incorporate a variety of techniques and approaches determined by the ongoing assessment of your condition. These Include:

  • Swedish Massage

  • Neuromuscular Therapy

  • Myofascial Release Techniques

  • Joint Mobilization

  • Therapeutic Exercise

  • Postural Reeducation


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