Contents tagged with Massage Therapy Awareness Week

  • Massage Therapy Awareness Week 2022

    Massage Therapy Awareness Week is October 23-29, 2022, and this year to celebrate the RMTAO will be focusing on the different ways massage therapy can get people back to the activities that are … more

  • Martha's Story

    Martha originally began massage therapy treatment nearly 20 years ago for tension in her lower back. However, she found the most significant benefit from massage therapy after starting treatment for … more

  • Gabrielle's Story

    Gabrielle tried a lot of different things for her chronic hip pain, which was affecting her back, before she found massage therapy.

    Massage therapy has been beneficial for her right away, and after … more

  • Sam's Story

    As an industrial climber (think rock climbing but in an industrial setting), Sam puts a lot of strain on different parts of his body. At work, the weight of his climbing harness puts a lot of strain … more

  • Tammy's Story

    After 61-year-old retired Registered Nurse Tammy heard about the potential benefits of massage therapy for her osteoarthritis from a coworker, she never looked back! She has been receiving regular … more

  • Colleen's Story

    Colleen had hip and lower back pain for almost two years, and the discomfort and worry it was causing began to wreak havoc on her mental health. It also meant that she was not able to be as active … more

  • LeeAnn's Story

    LeeAnn first began receiving massage therapy treatment over 25 years ago. She was a new wheelchair user, and as a result was experiencing pain and overuse injuries.

    Although massage therapy offered … more

  • Massage Therapy Awareness Week 2021

    Massage Therapy Awareness Week is October 24-30, 2021, and this year to celebrate the RMTAO will be focusing on the diverse ways that massage therapy can play an important role in someone’s … more

  • Patti's Story

    After a severe car accident in 2003, Patti tried physiotherapy and several other different options to help manage the chronic pain she began to experience as a result. It was only massage therapy … more