Massage Therapy Self-Regulation in Manitoba

On November 24th, 2015 the Manitoba Minister of Health, Sharon Blady accepted the Health Professions Advisory Council's recommendation that the profession of massage therapy be granted self-regulation under the Regulated Health Professionals Act (RHPA).

Regulatory Colleges Explore Clinic Regulation

TORONTO, ON., August 20, 2015 - The College of Massage Therapists of Ontario (CMTO) has announced that, along with the regulatory colleges of eight other health professions, they will be involved in the development of a Clinic Regulation Model for Regulated Health Professions

FSCO Update - HST and the Minor Injury Guideline

HST should be payable by an insurer in addition to any fees set out by the Minor Injury Guideline, for those products and services to which HST is applicable.

Achieving the Certificate of Excellence

Scott Mooney, RMT, has recently been awarded the RMTAO Certificate of Excellence (CoE) in Assessment, recognizing the credibility of his advanced knowledge.

Achieving the Certificate of Excellence

Clinical Decision Making During an Assessment: Live Cases [COE] (12/6/2015)

2015-12-06 - Holiday Inn Toronto Yorkdale
Speaker: Aaron Rutter, PT, BScPT, FCAMPT, CAFCI

3.5 Category A CEUs

Do you want to improve your clinical reasoning skills and decision more

Annual General Meeting 2016

2016-01-31 - Crowne Plaza Kitchener-Waterloo
Speaker: RMTAO Board of Directors

At the Annual General Meeting of the Registered Massage Therapistsí Association of Ontario, members and stakeholders will receive important more

Welcome to the RMTAO

The Registered Massage Therapists’ Association of Ontario is the voice of the massage therapy profession in Ontario.  Established in 1936, the RMTAO is a member-driven, not-for-profit association that provides leadership for and advocates on behalf of Ontario’s RMTs.  The RMTAO provides education, information, and programming that encourages professional growth and high standards for RMTs.  The Association also promotes the profession to the public, government, business and other professions. Read more…

New and Noteworthy in the RMTAO

Here's what new and noteworthy at the Registered Massage Therapists' Association of Ontario.

RMTAO Continuing Education

We offer a wide variety of courses across Ontario to meet your personal, professional and educational needs. We continuously update the courses we offer, and with our courses you can obtain CEUs, increase your standards of practice and remain current with a rapidly changing professionFind out more...


Looking For A RMT? - is the RMTAO's referral service for members. If you are looking for an RMT in your area, visit and type in your city or postal code and a list of Registered Massage Therapists will appear, along with their locations on a map.

Benefits of Massage Therapy 

Massage Therapy can be used for treatment of both acute and chronic conditions. It has proven beneficial for a wide variety of conditions, for people of all ages. Read more about the benefits of massage therapy.