BENEFITS OF MASSAGE THERAPY
Whether your need is to have a moment of relaxation,
reduce muscle tension, or attain relief from common
musculoskeletal injuries, neurological symptoms, or
chronic pain – a therapeutic massage can enhance your
overall sense of emotional and physical well-being as
well as your quality of life.
Our RMT therapy sessions are provided by registered massage therapists. What is an RMT?…
Massage Therapy – A Regulated Health Care Profession
BC’s Registered Massage Therapists (RMTs) are among the most educated and highly trained professionals in their field. To become an RMT in BC students must complete extensive training at an accredited college.
Standard educational requirements include comprehensive studies in health sciences such as anatomy, physiology, pathology, kinesiology and neuroanatomy. Other studies include clinical sciences such as manual skills, orthopedics, remedial exercise, hydrotherapy and patient education. The management of chronic diseases, injuries and the effects of long-term stress are also studied extensive
Massage therapy in BC has been a regulated health care profession since 1946 and is legislated by the government under the BC. Health Profession Act. In 2001, the Health Professions Council (HPC) accepted a revised scope of practice definition proposed by the College of Massage Therapists of BC (CMTBC), the professions regulatory body. The proposed definition reads:
The practice of massage therapy is the assessment of soft tissue and joints of the body and the treatment and prevention of dysfunction, injury, pain and physical disorders of the soft tissues and joints by manual and physical methods to develop, maintain, rehabilitate or augment physical function to relieve pain and promote health.
Massage Therapy Provides Treatment / Help For the Following Conditions:
Arthritis, Rheumatic Disorders
Bursa, Muscle, and Tendon
Structural Alignment/Orthopedic Rehabilitation
Female Care-Pre/Post Natal Care
Neck/Back Pain and Dysfunction
MVA Associated Injuries
Patellar Femoral Syndrome
Post Event Stretch & Flush
Rotator Cuff Tendonitis
Quadriceps or Hamstring strain
Common Benefits include:
Reduced Muscular Tension
Enhanced Tissue Elasticity
Increased Range of Motion
Reduced Muscle Aches and Stiffness
Improved Immune System
Fees paid for an RMT session is covered by most extended health plans. We always recommend that you check your plan before you book your appointment.