Registered Massage Therapy

Registered Massage Therapy Mississauga

Feel rejuvenated and restored after experiencing the natural healing and pain relief of registered massage therapy.

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What is Registered Massage Therapy?

Feel rejuvenated and restored after experiencing the natural healing and pain relief of registered massage therapy.

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Who should seek Registered Massage Therapy treatment?

People with Musculoskeletal and Neurological Conditions

Registered Massage Therapy (RMT) is a powerful treatment for a wide range of conditions, particularly those affecting the musculoskeletal and neurological systems.

Individuals suffering from upper and low-back pain can find significant relief through targeted massage techniques.

RMT is highly effective in treating neurological conditions such as Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Sciatica, and Thoracic Outlet Syndrome.

Addressing Systemic Conditions

Registered Massage Therapy's ability to enhance circulation, promote relaxation, and improve overall well-being can provide assistance with treating hypertension, diabetes, and post-stroke recovery.

Anxiety, depression, and stress, which are increasingly prevalent in today's fast-paced world, can be alleviated through the calming and restorative effects of massage therapy.

Comprehensive Care for Joint Disorders, Sleep Disorders, and More

The gentle manipulation and mobilization techniques used in RMT can reduce pain and improve function in those suffering from joint disorders, offering a much-needed reprieve from chronic discomfort.

Those battling sleep disorders such as insomnia can find the relaxing nature of massage therapy significantly improves their sleep quality.

For individuals experiencing frequent headaches, RMT can address the tension and trigger points often at the root of these pains, offering a path to relief without the need for medication.

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Is Registered Massage Therapy effective?

Here's What Science is showing about Registered Massage Therapy:

Here's a few recent publications demonstrating the effectiveness of Registered Massage Therapy, along with the key takeaways.

Key Takeaway:

The review highlights the synergistic value of integrating manual massage with physical exercise for COPD treatment, while noting the need for more research to establish it as an effective standalone therapy.‍

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People with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)


Scoping Review


Manual massage may improve lung function, ease breathing, and enhance physical capacity in COPD patients, yet maintains its role as an adjunct, not primary, therapy pending further evidence.

Key Takeaway:

Massage therapy is a proven method for significantly reducing anxiety levels, providing notable physical and psychological advantages.

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People with a variety of conditions - both physical and psychological


Systematic Review


Massage therapy effectively lowers anxiety, providing essential physical and mental well-being improvements for individuals.


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Your Guide to Registered Massage Therapy

What does Massage Therapist do?

Registered Massage Therapists provides relief from pain and stress, ideal for anyone seeking natural healing and relaxation, leaving them feeling rejuvenated and restored.

RMTs in Ontario are required to complete a comprehensive program at an accredited college, pass a standardized provincial examination, and maintain their registration with the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario (CMTO). This ensures that they possess a deep understanding of human anatomy, pathology, and therapeutic techniques, enabling them to provide care that is not only safe but highly effective.

The Difference between "Massage" and "Registered Massage Therapy"

Registered Massage Therapists are certified professionals who have undergone extensive training in anatomy, physiology, pathology, and various massage techniques. These practitioners are adept at tailoring their approach to meet the specific needs of each individual, employing a range of methods such as deep tissue massage, myofascial release, trigger point therapy, and Swedish massage, among others.

Unlike spa massages, which primarily aim to induce relaxation, RMT is rooted in clinical evidence and is often integrated into broader healthcare regimens to treat specific conditions, manage chronic pain, and support recovery from injuries. This clinical orientation, combined with a commitment to ongoing education and adherence to ethical standards, sets Registered Massage Therapy apart as a vital component of contemporary healthcare.

What is the goal of Registered Massage Therapy?

The primary goal of Registered Massage Therapy is to foster an optimal state of health and well-being through the strategic manipulation of the body's soft tissues. It aims to alleviate pain, enhance physical function, reduce stress, and support the body's natural healing processes.

By addressing both acute and chronic conditions, RMT plays a crucial role in pain management, injury rehabilitation, and the maintenance of overall physical health. Furthermore, it seeks to empower individuals by providing them with a non-invasive, drug-free treatment option, encouraging a proactive approach to personal health care.

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How does Registered Massage Therapy work?

Registered Massage Therapy (RMT) is a specialized form of therapeutic intervention that stands at the intersection of healthcare and holistic wellness. It involves the systematic and strategic manipulation of the body's soft tissues, including muscles, connective tissues, tendons, ligaments, and joints, to promote healing, alleviate discomfort, and enhance overall physical function.

Massage therapy is effective because of its ability to target the body's soft tissues with precision and sensitive intention, stimulating our natural healing responses.

Why does Registered Massage Therapy work?

On a neurological level, massage therapy can decrease the production of stress hormones like cortisol, while simultaneously increasing levels of endorphins and serotonin, thereby promoting relaxation and pain relief.

By improving circulation, massage enhances tissue health and accelerates healing.

The reduction of muscular tension and normalization of muscle tone can alleviate pain and improve functional abilities.

Additionally, the stimulation of the nervous system through therapeutic touch plays a crucial role in modulating pain perception and reducing psychological stress.

What makes Registered Massage Therapy different from other types of massage therapy?

Registered Massage Therapy distinguishes itself from other forms of massage therapy through its rigorous professional standards and therapeutic focus.

When is the right time to see Massage Therapist?

Listen to your Body's Signals

If you're experiencing persistent muscle tension, chronic pain, or recovering from a specific injury, these are clear indicators that your body could benefit from the specialized touch of an RMT. Particularly, if stress is a constant companion in your life, leading to physical discomfort such as headaches or tight shoulders, an RMT session can offer significant relief.

A Holistic Approach is Best

While Registered Massage Therapy offers a plethora of benefits, there are instances when other forms of treatment might be more appropriate. For example, if your condition involves misalignments of the spine or joints, a Chiropractor's expertise in adjustments might offer quicker relief. Similarly, for those recovering from severe injuries or surgeries, Physiotherapy could be a better fit, providing specialized rehabilitative exercises to restore function and mobility. Naturopathy, on the other hand, might be the route to take for individuals seeking to address health concerns through natural and holistic means, such as dietary changes, supplements, or lifestyle adjustments.

It's crucial to consult with a healthcare professional who can assess your specific situation and guide you towards the therapy that will most effectively meet your health goals.

When RMT is the Perfect Match

Registered Massage Therapy shines as the perfect match if your goal is to to alleviate muscle soreness, enhance flexibility, or simply indulge in a moment of relaxation.

It's particularly beneficial for those with chronic pain conditions, such as fibromyalgia or arthritis, offering a non-invasive method to manage pain and improve quality of life.

If you play spots - whether a "weekend warrior" or an athletic - massage therapy is helpful for both injury prevention and recovery.

Registered Massage Therapy helps treat the following conditions:

Through the application of pressure, stretching, and mobilization techniques, massage stimulates the circulatory and lymphatic systems, facilitating the flow of nutrients and oxygen to tissues while expediting the removal of toxins and waste products. This process not only aids in the repair of damaged tissues but also enhances immune system function. Also, muscle tension is released, improving flexibility and range of motion.

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  • ADDRESS: 5770 Timberlea Blvd, Unit 107, Mississauga, ON

    Parking is located to the front, side and back of the building. Please enter through the side doors. Once you enter the business complex, turn right. We are the last unit facing Tomken.

    Tuesday: 8:00am - 7:00pm
    Wednesday: 10:00am - 7:00pm
    Thursday: 10:00am - 7:00pm
    Friday: 8:00am - 4:00pm
    Saturday: 8:00am - 1:00pm
    Sunday - Monday: closed