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    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

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    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

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    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

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    Impact of HST Exemption on RMTs

    Although most RMTs are supportive of becoming exempt from charging and remitting HST, there has been some confusion about how tax exemption will affect your finances as an RMT.Tax exemption will … more

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    Common Practice Concerns

    When encountering unfamiliar or potentially difficult to navigate situations, may RMTs will have difficulty figuring out how they should respond. Although you are familiar with the CMTO Standards of … more

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    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

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    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

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    Leah's Story

    Leah was born with spina bifida and hydrocephalus and she’s non-ambulatory (unable to walk without assistance), spending much of her time in a wheelchair.

    Because she spends so much time in her … more

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    The Process of Obtaining Tax Exemption

    Many members are in support of obtaining tax exemption for massage therapy services, which, if obtained, would mean that RMTs in Ontario would no longer need to charge and remit HST. Once massage … more