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    Massage Therapy and Mental Health

    About one in seven Canadians use health services for a mental illness annually, and in a given year about one in five Canadians will experience a mental illness.  Massage therapy can be a great … more

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    New CMTO Standards

    The new College of Massage Therapists of Ontario (CMTO) Standards of Practice came into effect January 1, 2022. Although there are changes and updates to the old Standards of Practice (2006), these  … more

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    Notice of Annual General Meeting

    NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Annual General Meeting of the Registered Massage Therapists' Association of Ontario will be held on Sunday, February 6, 2022 at 10:00 a.m. virtually though an online … more

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    Factors that Influence Pain Experience

    You’ve likely seen two patients come into your practice with similar injuries, but with entirely different concerns and pain experiences. This is because an injury someone experiences or any other … more

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    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

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    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

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    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