Did you know that Registered Massage Therapist have very similar scope of practice as a Physiotherapist?
What does that mean? It means that Registered Massage Therapist can prescribe remedial stretching and strengthening exercise in order to faciliate the rehabilitation of your body back to a state of wellness. Physical therapist will give a diagnosis and request requisitions for xrays, scans.
The practice of massage therapy is the assessment of the soft tissue and joints of the body and the treatment and prevention of physical dysfunction and pain of the soft tissue and joints by manipulation to develop, maintain, rehabilitate or augment physical function, to relieve pain or to promote health.