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 Ė 27, 2018, the Registered Massage Therapistsí 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!

Responding to Complaints at the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario - What you need to Know

Dealing with a complaint made against you can be highly stressful,here is a brief guide on how to respond.

RMTAO Board of Directors Meeting with the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario

On June 23, 2018, the RMTAO Board of Directors met with Corinne Flitton, Registrar, and Katherine Molnar, Director of Corporate Services, of the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario. The purpose of the meeting was to seek clarification on several key issues in order to better understand the reas

2019 RMTAO Conference Call for Presenters

The Registered Massage Therapistsí Association of Ontario invites individuals to share their knowledge and experience at our upcoming RMTAO 2019 Education Conference: Excellence in Practice. The theme for the 2019 conference is the Biopsychosocial Model of Pain.

Lumbopelvic Muscle Imbalances [COE] (11/18/2018)

2018-11-18 - Trillium College, Kingston Campus
Speaker: Aaron Rutter, PT, BScPT, FCAMPT, CAFCI

This one day practical course will focus on the therapistís ability to assess and treat common low back stability dysfunctions in the clinic. Techniqu...read more

Upper Cervical Mobilizations [COE] (11/25/2018)

2018-11-25 - Sutherland Chan School & Teaching Clinic
Speaker: Aaron Rutter, PT, BScPT, FCAMPT, CAFCI

This one day practical course will focus on the therapistís ability to assess and treat joint stiffness in the upper cervical spine. The techniques le...read more

Annual General Meeting (AGM) 2019

2019-01-27 - Toronto Airport Marriott Hotel
Speaker: RMTAO Board of Directors

At the Annual General Meeting of the Registered Massage Therapists' Association of Ontario, members and stakeholders will receive important informa...read more

Rib Mobilizations [COE] (02/03/2019)

2019-02-03 - Venue to be determined
Speaker: Aaron Rutter, PT, BScPT, FCAMPT, CAFCI

This one day practical course will focus on the therapistís ability to assess and treat joint stiffness in the ribs.  Techniques will be focused ...read more

Lumbar Mobilizations [COE] (02/24/2019)

2019-02-24 - Peterborough Physiotherapy and Sports Injuries Clinic
Speaker: Aaron Rutter, PT, BScPT, FCAMPT, CAFCI

This one day practical course will focus on the therapistís ability to assess and treat joint stiffness of the lumbar spine.  The techniques lear...read more

Sacroiliac Joint Mobilizations [COE] (03/10/2019)

2019-03-10 - Trillium College, Kingston Campus
Speaker: Aaron Rutter, PT, BScPT, FCAMPT, CAFCI

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

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

2019-03-24 - International Academy of Massage Inc.
Speaker: Aaron Rutter, PT, BScPT, FCAMPT, CAFCI

This one day practical course will focus on the therapistís ability to assess and treat common scapular and shoulder muscular dysfunctions in the clin...read more

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

2019-04-07 - Venue to be announced.
Speaker: Aaron Rutter, PT, BScPT, FCAMPT, CAFCI

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

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

2019-04-28 - The Living Room
Speaker: Aaron Rutter, PT, BScPT, FCAMPT, CAFCI

This one day practical course will focus on improving the therapistís surface palpation skills.  We will focus on finding key landmarks in the ce...read more

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

2019-05-05 - Suite Success at EES Direct Inc (Barrie)
Speaker: Aaron Rutter, PT, BScPT, FCAMPT, CAFCI

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

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

2019-05-26 - Canadian College of Massage & Hydrotherapy - Cambridge Campus
Speaker: Aaron Rutter, PT, BScPT, FCAMPT, CAFCI

This one day practical course will focus on the therapistís ability to assess and treat joint stiffness in the thoracic spine.  Techniques will b...read more

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

2019-06-02 - Venue to be announced.
Speaker: Aaron Rutter, PT, BScPT, FCAMPT, CAFCI

This one day practical course will focus on the therapistís ability to effectively assess the tibiofemoral joint.  The therapist will learn evide...read more

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

2019-06-09 - International Academy of Massage Inc.
Speaker: Aaron Rutter, PT, BScPT, FCAMPT, CAFCI

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