CURRENT COURSES AVAILABLE FOR REGISTRATION

The following is a listing of upcoming events for the RMTAO.

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LUMBOPELVIC MUSCLE IMBALANCES [COE] (11/18/2018)
November 18, 2018
Trillium College, Kingston Campus
DATE:November 18, 2018
TIME:9:00:00 AM to 5:00:00 PM
SPEAKER: Aaron Rutter, PT, BScPT, FCAMPT, CAFCI
VENUE: Trillium College, Kingston Campus
DESCRIPTION: This one day practical course will focus on the therapistís ability to assess and treat common low back stability dysfunctions in the clinic. Techniques will be focused on assessing the inner and outer unit muscles of the low back for decreased control, decreased endurance and imbalances. The therapist will learn how to identify patients that will benefit from a stability exercise program. This course is designed to challenge the therapistís clinical reasoning skills, and the knowledge gained wi... 
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REGISTRATION OPTIONS: The following registration options are available to you:This course has been cancelled due to low enrollment.
UPPER CERVICAL MOBILIZATIONS [COE] (11/25/2018)
November 25, 2018
Sutherland Chan School & Teaching Clinic
DATE:November 25, 2018
TIME:9:00:00 AM to 5:00:00 PM
SPEAKER: Aaron Rutter, PT, BScPT, FCAMPT, CAFCI
VENUE: Sutherland Chan School & Teaching Clinic
DESCRIPTION: This one day practical course will focus on the therapistís ability to assess and treat joint stiffness in the upper cervical spine. The techniques learned will help the therapist understand the biomechanics of the region and to be able to treat neck pain and headaches caused by joint and muscle dysfunctions. Specific mobilizations of the neck z-joints (facets), stretching of the sub-occipital muscles and complimentary home exercises will be taught in detail. This course is designed so that the ... 
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REGISTRATION OPTIONS: The following registration options are available to you: On-line registration is not available for this event
ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING (AGM) 2019
January 27, 2019
Toronto Airport Marriott Hotel
DATE:January 27, 2019
TIME:9:00:00 AM to 11:30:00 AM
SPEAKER: RMTAO Board of Directors
VENUE: Toronto Airport Marriott Hotel
DESCRIPTION:

At the Annual General Meeting of the Registered Massage Therapists' Association of Ontario, members and stakeholders will receive important information about the activities of the RMTAO over the past year. The following matters constitute the agenda:

  1. Call to Order, Welcome and Introductions
  2. Approval of the Minutes of the Annual General Meeting held on January 28, 2018
  3. Board Chair's Report on behalf of the Board of Directors
  4. ... 
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RIB MOBILIZATIONS [COE] (02/03/2019)
February 3, 2019
Venue to be determined
DATE:February 3, 2019
TIME:9:00:00 AM to 5:00:00 PM
SPEAKER: Aaron Rutter, PT, BScPT, FCAMPT, CAFCI
VENUE: Venue to be determined
DESCRIPTION: This one day practical course will focus on the therapistís ability to assess and treat joint stiffness in the ribs.  Techniques will be focused on manual therapy evaluation and treatment of the costotransverse and sternocostal joints.  Complimentary home exercises that involve thorax stretching and self mobilization will be taught in detail.  The course is designed to challenge the therapistís clinical reasoning skills, and the knowledge gained will be easy to apply to clinical p... 
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LUMBAR MOBILIZATIONS [COE] (02/24/2019)
February 24, 2019
Peterborough Physiotherapy and Sports Injuries Clinic
DATE:February 24, 2019
TIME:9:00:00 AM to 5:00:00 PM
SPEAKER: Aaron Rutter, PT, BScPT, FCAMPT, CAFCI
VENUE: Peterborough Physiotherapy and Sports Injuries Clinic
DESCRIPTION: This one day practical course will focus on the therapistís ability to assess and treat joint stiffness of the lumbar spine.  The techniques learned will help the therapist understand the biomechanics of the region and how to treat low back pain caused by joint dysfunction.  An introduction to locking the lumbar spine for treatment will be taught to allow the therapist to be more aggressive with their mobilizations.  This course is designed so that the therapistís clinical reasoni... 
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SACROILIAC JOINT MOBILIZATIONS [COE] (03/10/2019)
March 10, 2019
Trillium College, Kingston Campus
DATE:March 10, 2019
TIME:9:00:00 AM to 5:00:00 PM
SPEAKER: Aaron Rutter, PT, BScPT, FCAMPT, CAFCI
VENUE: Trillium College, Kingston Campus
DESCRIPTION: This one day practical course will focus on the therapistís ability to assess and treat sacroiliac joint stiffness.  The therapist will learn the biomechanics of the region with particular emphasis on how to assess this clinically.  Techniques taught will include joint movement assessment, manual mobilizations and muscle energy techniques.  Also learn evidence based pain provocation tests which will help you rule in or out the sacroiliac joint as the source of pain.  This cou... 
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SHOULDER DYSFUNCTIONS [COE] (03/24/2019)
March 24, 2019
International Academy of Massage Inc.
DATE:March 24, 2019
TIME:9:00:00 AM to 5:00:00 PM
SPEAKER: Aaron Rutter, PT, BScPT, FCAMPT, CAFCI
VENUE: International Academy of Massage Inc.
DESCRIPTION: This one day practical course will focus on the therapistís ability to assess and treat common scapular and shoulder muscular dysfunctions in the clinic.  Techniques will be focused on postural, biomechanical and muscle imbalances that could lead to rotator cuff dysfunction and/or impingement.  Specific stretching and strengthening exercise will be demonstrated and practiced.  This course is designed to challenge the therapistís clinical reasoning skills, and the knowledge gained ... 
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MID/LOWER CERVICAL MOBILIZATIONS [COE] (04/07/2019)
April 7, 2019
Venue to be announced.
DATE:April 7, 2019
TIME:9:00:00 AM to 5:00:00 PM
SPEAKER: Aaron Rutter, PT, BScPT, FCAMPT, CAFCI
VENUE: Venue to be announced.
DESCRIPTION: This one day practical course will focus on the therapistís ability to assess and treat joint stiffness in the mid/lower cervical spine.  The techniques learned will help the therapist understand the biomechanics of the region and to be able to treat neck pain and headaches caused by joint dysfunctions.  Three different techniques of mobilizing the neck z-joints (facets) and complimentary home exercises will be taught in detail.  This course is designed so that the therapistís cli... 
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SURFACE ANATOMY: UPPER [COE] (04/28/2019)
April 28, 2019
The Living Room
DATE:April 28, 2019
TIME:9:00:00 AM to 5:00:00 PM
SPEAKER: Aaron Rutter, PT, BScPT, FCAMPT, CAFCI
VENUE: The Living Room
DESCRIPTION: This one day practical course will focus on improving the therapistís surface palpation skills.  We will focus on finding key landmarks in the cervical and thoracic spine, ribcage, shoulder, elbow, wrist and hand.  These landmarks will include bones, muscles, tendons, ligaments and nerves.  By the end of the day your confidence with your palpation skills will be greatly improved. ... 
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THE HIDDEN CAUSE OF LBP: THE HIP [COE] (05/05/2019)
May 5, 2019
Suite Success at EES Direct Inc (Barrie)
DATE:May 5, 2019
TIME:9:00:00 AM to 5:00:00 PM
SPEAKER: Aaron Rutter, PT, BScPT, FCAMPT, CAFCI
VENUE: Suite Success at EES Direct Inc (Barrie)
DESCRIPTION: This one day practical course will focus on the therapistís ability to recognize and treat hip dysfunctions which contribute to low back pain. Techniques will be focused on assessing the hip and low back for postural, biomechanical and muscle imbalances causing dysfunctions like sciatica, z-joint irritation and low back muscle strain. Specific stretching of the hip capsule and muscles will be demonstrated as well as hip strengthening exercises with particular emphasis on the glutes.  This c... 
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THORACIC SPINE MOBILIZATIONS [COE] (05/26/2019)
May 26, 2019
Canadian College of Massage & Hydrotherapy - Cambridge Campus
DATE:May 26, 2019
TIME:9:00:00 AM to 5:00:00 PM
SPEAKER: Aaron Rutter, PT, BScPT, FCAMPT, CAFCI
VENUE: Canadian College of Massage & Hydrotherapy - Cambridge Campus
DESCRIPTION: This one day practical course will focus on the therapistís ability to assess and treat joint stiffness in the thoracic spine.  Techniques will be focused on manual therapy evaluation and treatment of the z-joints (facets).  Complimentary home exercises that involve thoracic stretching and self-mobilization will be taught in detail.  The course is designed to challenge the therapistís clinical reasoning skills, and the knowledge gained will be easy to apply to clinical practice ri... 
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KNEE DYSFUNCTIONS [COE] (06/02/2019)
June 2, 2019
Venue to be announced.
DATE:June 2, 2019
TIME:9:00:00 AM to 5:00:00 PM
SPEAKER: Aaron Rutter, PT, BScPT, FCAMPT, CAFCI
VENUE: Venue to be announced.
DESCRIPTION: This one day practical course will focus on the therapistís ability to effectively assess the tibiofemoral joint.  The therapist will learn evidence based ligament and meniscus tests, as well as muscular rehab.  Special tests, stretching, strengthening and proprioceptive exercises for the knee will be taught in detail.  This course is designed to challenge the therapistís clinical reasoning skills, and the knowledge gained will be easy for the therapist to apply to clinical practi... 
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RIB MOBILIZATIONS [COE] (06/09/2019)
June 9, 2019
International Academy of Massage Inc.
DATE:June 9, 2019
TIME:9:00:00 AM to 5:00:00 PM
SPEAKER: Aaron Rutter, PT, BScPT, FCAMPT, CAFCI
VENUE: International Academy of Massage Inc.
DESCRIPTION: This one day practical course will focus on the therapistís ability to assess and treat joint stiffness in the ribs.  Techniques will be focused on manual therapy evaluation and treatment of the costotransverse and sternocostal joints.  Complimentary home exercises that involve thorax stretching and self mobilization will be taught in detail.  The course is designed to challenge the therapistís clinical reasoning skills, and the knowledge gained will be easy to apply to clinical p... 
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