Massage therapy has moved into a more prominent position in the public’s perception, due to increasing concerns about drug-related therapies and a stronger need for clients to take control of their own healthcare. It has evolved over the years from a simple relaxation experience to a medically oriented therapeutic treatment.
Although the professional training program for massage therapists (RMTs) across Canada varies, today’s standards of practice, professional responsibilities, code of ethics and professional registration are contributing to public confidence in the profession.
Still, many people remain tentative about massage. Check out our FAQ section which is full of information should make it easier to relax and enjoy yourself and get the most benefit from your massage treatment! Above all, be actively involved in your session: ask questions, make sure your needs are met, and let the therapist know if you are uncomfortable at any time.