Since the Ontario Board of Regents began regulating massage therapy in 1919, our profession has grown considerably. As we continue to define our place within the healthcare system, the need for credible massage therapy research also grows. Research is a powerful tool that can drive our profession forward through further exploration of the effects of massage therapy, ensuring both its safety and effectiveness and by helping to open a dialogue with other healthcare professionals. Research is supported by our regulatory College through the Massage Therapy Research Fund which seeks to “fund high quality research in the field of massage therapy to support evidence-based practice of massage therapy.” (www.cmto.com) With the need for more […]
Making the decision to become a Registered Massage Therapist means deciding to become part of a profession that is strongly committed to providing the highest possible quality of care to the community. This also means that we are a profession deeply rooted in ongoing professional development and continued learning.
Your learning does not stop once you have passed your initial registration exams with our regulatory body, the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario (CMTO). In many ways your learning has really just begun. We enter the profession by meeting the entry to practice requirements. It is then, […]