CMTA Launches RMT/ACT to Fight for Tax Exemption

The RMTAO, in conjunction with our partners in the Canadian Massage Therapist Alliance (CMTA), has launched a new website – www.RMTACT.ca.

Massage Therapy Regulated in PEI

Massage Therapy has been included as a Regulated Health Profession under the Prince Edward Island Regulated Health Professions Act. This means that individuals practicing massage therapy in PEI will, as of today, be considered regulated health professionals.

RMTAO Queen’s Park Day

Toronto, Ontario – November 26, 2018 - The Registered Massage Therapists’ Association of Ontario (RMTAO) held our first ever Queen’s Park Lobby Day on November 26, 2018. This event was an opportunity to meet with Members of Provincial Parliament (MPPs) from all political parties.

Congratulations to our Student Case Report Winners!

The winners of the first annual RMTAO Student Case Report contest have been chosen!

Student Case Report Contest

The RMTAO is pleased to announce our second annual Student Case Report Contest.

Meet real people who benefit from massage therapy during Massage Therapy Awareness Week.

To celebrate Massage Therapy Awareness Week on October 21 – 27, 2018, the Registered Massage Therapists’ Association of Ontario (RMTAO) will be sharing the stories of people from across Canada who have received massage therapy treatments that helped them get back to doing what they love.

RMTAO Membership Helps Your Bottom Line

RMTAO membership and Professional Liability Insurance is only $54 more than just PLI with another company!

Shoulder Dysfunctions [COE] (03/24/2019)

3/24/2019 - Kemptville Physiotherapy Centre
Speaker: Aaron Rutter, PT, BScPT, FCAMPT, CAFCI

This one day practical course will focus on the therapist’s ability to assess and treat common scapular and shoulder muscular dysfunctions in the c...read more

Financial Literacy Webinar 5: Saving & Debt Repayment

3/26/2019 - Online via Adobe Connect
Speaker: Pamela George, BA, AFCC

In module five of this seven part series, participants will learn about the different types of savings that they are r...read more

Mid/Lower Cervical Mobilizations [COE] (04/07/2019)

4/7/2019 - Sutherland Chan School & Teaching Clinic
Speaker: Aaron Rutter, PT, BScPT, FCAMPT, CAFCI

This one day practical course will focus on the therapist’s ability to assess and treat joint stiffness in the mid/lower cervical spine. The techni...read more

Financial Literacy Webinar 6: Understanding Credit

4/9/2019 - Online via Adobe Connect
Speaker: Pamela George, BA, AFCC

In module six of this seven part series, we will focus on credit. Participants will learn the ten rules of credit and ...read more

Financial Literacy Webinar 7: Your Net Worth

4/23/2019 - Online via Adobe Connect
Speaker: Pamela George, BA, AFCC

Participants will learn how to determine their net worth and how to do an analysis of their financial situation. They ...read more

Surface Anatomy: Upper [COE] (04/28/2019)

4/28/2019 - The Living Room
Speaker: Aaron Rutter, PT, BScPT, FCAMPT, CAFCI

This one day practical course will focus on improving the therapist’s surface palpation skills. We will focus on finding key landmarks in the cervi...read more

The Hidden Cause of LBP: The Hip [COE] (05/05/2019)

5/5/2019 - Suite Success at EES Direct Inc (Barrie)
Speaker: Aaron Rutter, PT, BScPT, FCAMPT, CAFCI

This one day practical course will focus on the therapist’s ability to recognize and treat hip dysfunctions which contribute to low back pain. Techniq...read more

Thoracic Spine Mobilizations [COE] (05/26/2019)

5/26/2019 - Canadian College of Massage & Hydrotherapy - Cambridge Campus
Speaker: Aaron Rutter, PT, BScPT, FCAMPT, CAFCI

This one day practical course will focus on the therapist’s ability to assess and treat joint stiffness in the thoracic spine. Techniques will be focu...read more

Knee Dysfunctions [COE] (06/02/2019)

6/2/2019 - Sutherland Chan School & Teaching Clinic
Speaker: Aaron Rutter, PT, BScPT, FCAMPT, CAFCI

This one day practical course will focus on the therapist’s ability to effectively assess the tibiofemoral joint. The therapist will learn evidence ba...read more

Rib Mobilizations [COE] (06/09/2019)

6/9/2019 - International Academy of Massage Inc.
Speaker: Aaron Rutter, PT, BScPT, FCAMPT, CAFCI

This one day practical course will focus on the therapist’s ability to assess and treat joint stiffness in the ribs. Techniques will be focused on man...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.