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

Whiplash: A Pain in the Neck [COE] (02/21/16)

2016-02-21 - 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 whiplash and o...read more

Clinical Decision Making During an Assessment: Live Cases [COE] (02/28/16)

2016-02-28 - Trillium College, Kingston Campus
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

Rib Mobilizations [COE] (03/06/16)

2016-03-06 - 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 the therapistís ability to rec...read more

GIBB Professional Portfolio Preparation for Massage Therapists (03/06/16)

2016-03-06 - Holiday Inn Toronto Yorkdale
Speaker: Elizabeth Gibb, RMT

2 Category A CEUs

This workshop will provide you with a professionally designed portfolio, co...read more

RMTAO Town Hall Meeting

2016-03-07 - Allstream Centre
Speaker: Members of the Board of Directors and Andrew Lewarne, Executive Director & CEO of the RMTAO

Join members of the Board of Directors of the RMTAO and Executive Director Andrew Lewarne in a discussion about the future of the profession of mas...read more

Upper Cervical Mobilizations [COE] (03/12/16)

2016-03-12 - 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 ass...read more

Knee Dysfunctions [COE] (03/20/16)

2016-03-20 - 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 effectively assess the tibiofem...read more

GIBB Professional Portfolio Preparation for Massage Therapists (03/20/16)

2016-03-20 - Marriott Residence Inn Whitby
Speaker: Elizabeth Gibb, RMT

2 Category A CEUs

This workshop will provide you with a professionally designed portfolio, co...read more

Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome [COE] (04/03/16)

2016-04-03 - 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 assess and treat patellofemoral...read more

GIBB Professional Portfolio Preparation for Massage Therapists (04/03/16)

2016-04-03 - Holiday Inn Kitchener Waterloo Hotel & Conference Centre
Speaker: Elizabeth Gibb, RMT

2 Category A CEUs

This workshop will provide you with a professionally designed portfolio, com...read more

Lumbopelvic Muscle Imbalances [COE] (04/10/16)

2016-04-10 - 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 assess and treat common low bac...read more

Lumbar Mobilizations [COE] (04/17/16)

2016-04-17 - 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 stiffnes...read more

Rib Mobilizations [COE] (04/24/16)

2016-04-24 - 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 rec...read more

GIBB Professional Portfolio Preparation for Massage Therapists (04/24/16)

2016-04-24 - Canadore College (North Bay)
Speaker: Elizabeth Gibb, RMT

2 Category A CEUs

This workshop will provide you with a professionally designed portfolio, com...read more

Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunctions [COE] (05/01/16)

2016-05-01 - 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 sacroiliac joi...read more

GIBB Professional Portfolio Preparation for Massage Therapists (05/08/16)

2016-05-08 - Best Western Plus Ottawa Downtown Victoria Park
Speaker: Elizabeth Gibb, RMT

2 Category A CEUs

This workshop will provide you with a professionally designed portfolio, com...read more

Clinical Decision Making During an Assessment: Live Cases [COE] (05/14/16)

2016-05-14 - Peterborough Physiotherapy and Sports Injuries Clinic
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

Shoulder Mobilizations [COE] (05/15/16)

2016-05-15 - Trillium College - Oshawa 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 assess and treat shoulder stiff...read more

Nerve Testing: Lower Extremity [COE] (05/29/16)

2016-05-29 - Joint Reaction (Ottawa)
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

GIBB Professional Portfolio Preparation for Massage Therapists (05/29/16)

2016-05-29 - Best Western Plus Lamplighter Inn & Conference Centre
Speaker: Elizabeth Gibb, RMT

2 Category A CEUs

This workshop will provide you with a professionally designed portfolio, com...read more

GIBB Professional Portfolio Preparation for Massage Therapists (06/05/16)

2016-06-05 - Suite Success at EES Direct Inc (Barrie)
Speaker: Elizabeth Gibb, RMT

2 Category A CEUs

This workshop will provide you with a professionally designed portfolio, com...read more

Ankle and Foot Dysfunctions [COE] (06/12/16)

2016-06-12 - 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...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.