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Your RMTAO membership, and Professional Liability Insurance (PLI), if purchased expires in ONE MONTH on September 30, 2016.

Save the date! - RMTAO Education Conference

The RMTAO 2017 Education Conference: Excellence in Practice will be held on Saturday, June 3, 2017 in Toronto, Ontario!

We're moving!

Effective June 11, 2016, the RMTAO will be relocating!

ALS Awareness Month

June is ALS Awareness month, set by ALS Canada to educate the public about Amyotrophic later sclerosis (ALS), and to support Canadians living with the disease.

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.

Clinical Decision Making During an Assessment: Live Cases [COE] (09/25/2016)

2016-09-25 - Joint Reaction (Ottawa)
Speaker: Aaron Rutter, PT, BScPT, FCAMPT, CAFCI

3.5 Category A CEUs

Do you want to improve your clinical reasoning skills and decision making during an assessment? This o...read more

Mid/Lower Cervical Mobilizations [COE] (10/01/2016)

2016-10-01 - Peterborough Physiotherapy and Sports Injuries Clinic
Speaker: Aaron Rutter, PT, BScPT, FCAMPT, CAFCI

3.5 Category A CEUs

This one day practical course will focus on the therapistís ability to assess and treat joint stiffness and f...read more

Elbow Dysfunctions [COE] (10/02/2016)

2016-10-02 - Suite Success at EES Direct Inc (Barrie)
Speaker: Aaron Rutter, PT, BScPT, FCAMPT, CAFCI

3.5 Category A CEUs

This one day practical course will focus on the therapistís ability to eff...read more

Lumbar Mobilizations [COE] (10/15/2016)

2016-10-15 - Holiday Inn Express & Suites North Bay
Speaker: Aaron Rutter, PT, BScPT, FCAMPT, CAFCI

3.5 Category A CEUs

This one day practical course will focus on the therapistís ability to as...read more

Upper Cervical Mobilizations [COE] (10/16/2016)

2016-10-16 - IBEW Local 1687 (Sudbury)
Speaker: Aaron Rutter, PT, BScPT, FCAMPT, CAFCI

3.5 Category A CEUs

This one day practical course will focus on the therapistís ability to assess and treat joint stiffnes...read more

GIBB Professional Portfolio Preparation for Massage Therapists (10/16/2016)

2016-10-16 - Cambridge Hotel & Conference Centre
Speaker: Elizabeth Gibb, RMT

2 Category A CEUs

This workshop will provide you with a professionally designed portfolio, complete with ten tabbed sectio...read more

The Hidden Cause of LBP: The Hip [COE] (10/22/2016)

2016-10-22 - Trillium College, Kingston Campus
Speaker: Aaron Rutter, PT, BScPT, FCAMPT, CAFCI

3.5 Category A CEUs

This one day practical course will focus on the therapistís ability to recognize and treat hip dysfu...read more

The Hidden Cause of LBP: The Hip [COE] (10/23/2016)

2016-10-23 - Canadian College of Massage & Hydrotherapy - Cambridge Campus
Speaker: Aaron Rutter, PT, BScPT, FCAMPT, CAFCI

3.5 Category A CEUs

This one day practical course will focus on the therapistís ability to recognize an...read more

The Hidden Cause of LBP: The Hip [COE] (10/29/2016)

2016-10-29 - Ottawa Valley Physiotherapy & Sports Medicine (Petawawa)
Speaker: Aaron Rutter, PT, BScPT, FCAMPT, CAFCI

3.5 Category A CEUs

This one day practical course will focus on the therapistís ability to recognize an...read more

Shoulder Mobilizations [COE] (10/30/2016)

2016-10-30 - Kemptville Physiotherapy Centre
Speaker: Aaron Rutter, PT, BScPT, FCAMPT, CAFCI

3.5 Category A CEUs

This one day practical course will focus on the therapistís ability to assess and treat shoulder stif...read more

Mid/Lower Cervical Mobilizations [COE] (11/06/2016)

2016-11-06 - Medix School - Toronto Campus Massage Clinic
Speaker: Aaron Rutter, PT, BScPT, FCAMPT, CAFCI

3.5 Category A CEUs

This one day practical course will focus on the therapistís ability to assess and treat joint stiffness and f...read more

Clinical Decision Making During an Assessment: Live Cases [COE] (11/12/2016)

2016-11-12 - Oakville, Ontario (Venue TBA)
Speaker: Aaron Rutter, PT, BScPT, FCAMPT, CAFCI

3.5 Category A CEUs

Do you want to improve your clinical reasoning skills and decision making during an assessment? This o...read more

Record Keeping Essentials (11/12/2016)

2016-11-12 - Best Western Plus Ottawa Downtown Suites
Speaker: Amy Beggs, CTDP, RMT, BSW

3.5 Category A CEUs

This workshop provides a comprehensive and detailed review of all components of a Massage Therapistís ...read more

Lumbar Mobilizations [COE] (11/13/2016)

2016-11-13 - Ontario College of Health & Technology (OCHT)
Speaker: Aaron Rutter, PT, BScPT, FCAMPT, CAFCI

3.5 Category A CEUs

This one day practical course will focus on the therapistís ability to as...read more

GIBB Professional Portfolio Preparation for Massage Therapists (11/13/2016)

2016-11-13 - Best Western Plus Brampton
Speaker: Elizabeth Gibb, RMT

2 Category A CEUs

This workshop will provide you with a professionally designed portfolio, complete with ten tabbed sectio...read more

Nerve Testing: Lower Extremity [COE] (11/20/2016)

2016-11-20 - D'Arcy Lane School of Massage Therapy
Speaker: Aaron Rutter, PT, BScPT, FCAMPT, CAFCI

3.5 Category A CEUs

This one day practical course will focus on increasing the therapistís knowledge of the major nerves i...read more

Shoulder Dysfunctions [COE] (11/27/2016)

2016-11-27 - Joint Reaction (Ottawa)
Speaker: Aaron Rutter, PT, BScPT, FCAMPT, CAFCI

3.5 Category A CEUs

This one day practical course will focus on the therapistís ability to assess and treat common scapula...read more

Rib Mobilizations [COE] (12/04/2016)

2016-12-04 - Medix School - Toronto Campus Massage Clinic
Speaker: Aaron Rutter, PT, BScPT, FCAMPT, CAFCI

3.5 Category A CEUs

This one day practical course will focus on the therapistís ability to recognize and treat common ribc...read 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? - RMTFind.com 

 

RMTFind.com is the RMTAO's referral service for members. If you are looking for an RMT in your area, visit RMTFind.com 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.