Frequently Asked Questions

Considering alternative health and treatment options often comes with a variety of questions. Below we try to answer as many of these for you as we can.

 What are some of the educational requirements for Massage Therapists?
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Registered Massage Therapists (RMTs) in BC have over 3,000 hours of education and are governed by the College of Massage Therapists of BC. RMTs are required to undergo continuing education in order to maintain their registration with the college.

 What is Massage Therapy commonly used to treat?
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Massage therapy is an effective treatment for individuals wanting natural pain and stress management.

 How does Massage Therapy work?
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The primary physiological effects of massage therapy include increasing circulation through the tissue, increasing range of motion, decreasing pain and stretching tight muscles.

 What is Massage Therapy
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Massage therapy is the direct hands-on manipulation of the soft tissues and joints of the body. The soft tissue includes skin, muscle, tendons fascia, ligaments and joint capsules.