Registered Massage Therapy | RMT Video

June 14, 2014 Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Google+ Massage Therapy,Videos

Registered Massage Therapist (RMT) are more highly trained than most other types of Massage Therapists.

A Registered Massage Therapist (RMT) has a two year diploma program. Registered Massage Therapists have a thorough understanding of muscle and connective tissue and bio-mechanical function. Registered Massage Therapists do deep tissue work to restore relaxation and function and are often first consulted following an injury, such as a sports injury or a car accident. It is an effective type of therapy that often gives relief quickly. It is also very effective for relieving stress from sitting long hours at a computer. Often extended health benefit insurance will cover RMT, with a medical doctors note. It is usually covered by Car Insurance, if it is required following a MVA.

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Often when injuries occur the body reacts by becoming overly excited, referred to as motor-neuron excitability.  The Registered Massage Therapist uses manual manipulation of superficial and deeper layers of muscle and connective tissue. Various techniques are used to enhance function and to aid the healing process. Injured muscles often react by tightening up. This muscular reflex activity needs to be relaxed in order to restore relaxation and well-being.

The word comes from the French massage “friction of kneading”, or from Arabic massa meaning “to touch, feel or handle” or from Latin massa meaning “mass, dough”, cf. Greek verb μάσσω (massō) “to handle, touch, to work with the hands, to knead dough”. In distinction the ancient Greek word for massage was anatripsis, and the Latin was frictio.

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The Registered Massage Therapist  massage techniques include work on muscles, tendons, ligaments, fascia (the protective sheath over muscles) joints, and other connective tissues. Registered Massage Therapists are also educated to understand the lymphatic system and the organs of the gastrointestinal system. Massage can be used to encourage lymphatic drainage.
Massage can be applied with the hands, fingers, elbows, knees, forearm, or feet.

A Registered Massage Therapist offers a professional setting for massage which involves the client being treated while lying on a massage table, sitting in a massage chair. The massage subject may be fully or partially clothed or unclothed.

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