REGISTERED MASSAGE THERAPY

Providing exceptional patient care for over 40 years

Registered Massage Therapists (RMTs) in British Columbia are healthcare professionals committed to restoring and maintaining optimal health and pain-free function of the body.

RMTs are educated and trained to accurately assess and treat with techniques that include massage and manual therapy, joint mobilization, hydrotherapy, and rehabilitative exercise such as stretching, strengthening, postural exercise and patient education. Massage Therapy is an effective approach to pain management and rehabilitation. RMTs are effective in treating and providing relief for a wide range of conditions such as:

  • Migraine headaches
  • Tendonitis
  • Arthritis
  • Osteoporosis
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Sports injuries
  • as well as many other common conditions related to soft tissue and joint dysfunction.
  • Muscle & tendon injuries

At Glover Road Chiropractic and Massage Therapy, our RMTs begin by finding out your goals and objectives when coming in for treatment. They will then develop an effective treatment plan for meeting your goals, including home care advice and education.

How much education does my Registered Massage Therapist (RMT) have?

BC’s RMTs are primary health care professionals who have the highest educational standards in North America. They are committed to every aspect of health and pain-free functioning of the body. They have 2 years of training that includes a combined total of 3000 hours of clinical practice and anatomy education. RMT’s must then maintain mandatory continuing education throughout their career.

Why Registered Massage Therapy?

Public demand for Registered Massage Therapy has risen significantly in BC. This is attributed to scientific research supporting the use of Massage Therapy as an effective approach to pain, injury management, rehabilitation and prevention. Increased public interest in non-surgical and drug-free treatment for musculoskeletal conditions and pain management has further driven the public to seek out RMTs.Massage Therapy is effectively used to treat a wide range of medical conditions.

Conditions effectively treated by Massage Therapy:

  • Chronic pain
  • Sports injuries
  • Repetitive strain injuries
  • Frozen shoulder
  • Sprains/strains
  • Stress relief
  • Motor vehicle accident (MVA) related injuries such as whiplash or other muscle strains related to the MVA
  • Scar treatment
  • Low back pain
  • Neck and shoulder pain
  • Headaches and migraines, including TMJ Disease
  • Nerve conditions such as carpal tunnel, thoracic outlet syndrome, sciatica
  • Chronic work related or postural pain
  • Digestive complaints such as constipation

Associations, Affiliations and Accreditations

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