Ontario Registered Massage Therapists (RMTs) are required to successfully complete 2200 hours of study in anatomy, physiology, and pathology augmented by clinical training in Swedish and modern massage techniques, assessment, and remedial exercise.
Massage Therapists are registered by the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario (CMTO) and regulated under the Regulated Health Professions Act (RHPA) and the Massage Therapy Act.
What Will Happen in the Initial Appointment
You are advised to come a bit early for your first appointment as you will be required to complete a Health History form. Susan is committed to protecting your privacy and ensuring confidentiality of your personal health information. As outlined in Federal and Provincial legislation, any information you share cannot be released or transferred without your written consent.
Your Health History Form and your treatment goals will be reviewed to determine an individualized treatment plan. Range of motion, muscle and joint testing may be required to obtain optimal results.
It is important you realize you are in control of your treatment. Susan welcomes any questions or feedback before, during, or after your treatment.
At the conclusion of your treatment Susan will discuss your goals, her findings, treatment options, remedial exercises, treatment plans, and expected outcomes.
Coverage for Massage Therapy
Currently Massage Therapy is not covered under the Ontario Health Insurance Plan (OHIP), however, many private health insurance plans have extended plans which provide full or partial payment. If you currently have no extended health care coverage the cost may be claimed as a tax deductible medical expense.