Exploring the Benefits of Registered Massage Therapy (RMT)

Have you ever experienced aches and pains that just won’t go away no matter what you try? Or maybe you’re feeling stressed and overwhelmed with the demands of daily life? If so, you may benefit from registered massage therapy (RMT). In this blog post, we will explore what registered massage therapy is and the benefits it can offer for both your physical and mental well-being.

What is Registered Massage Therapy (RMT)?

Registered massage therapy (RMT) involves the manipulation of soft tissues in the body through various techniques such as kneading, rubbing, and applying pressure. These techniques are performed by trained and Registered Massage Therapists who have completed a rigorous education program. One of the key benefits of registered massage therapy is pain relief. Whether you are suffering from back pain, neck pain, or muscle tension, a skilled massage therapist can help alleviate your discomfort through targeted techniques that promote relaxation and healing.

In addition to pain relief, registered massage therapy (RMT) can also help improve circulation and reduce inflammation in the body. By increasing blood flow to specific areas and promoting lymphatic drainage, massage therapy can aid in the recovery process after injury or surgery. Furthermore, regular sessions of registered massage therapy can help boost your immune system by reducing stress levels and promoting relaxation. This can lead to improved overall health and well-being over time.

Registered massage therapy (RMT) is effective in reducing the levels of stress and anxiety. In today’s fast-paced world, many people struggle with chronic stress that can negatively impact their physical and mental health. Through targeted techniques such as Swedish massage or deep tissue massage, a skilled Massage therapist can help release tension in the muscles and promote a sense of calmness and relaxation. This can lead to improved sleep quality, enhanced mood, and better overall quality of life.

Benefits of Massage Therapy

Physical Benefits of Massage Therapy

  • Registered massage therapy (RMT) provides physical health benefits which includes reducing muscle tension and pain, improving circulation, and promoting relaxation.
  • Regular sessions can ease chronic conditions like arthritis, fibromyalgia, lower back pain, upper back stress and neck pain. This is especially beneficial for those experiencing stress from sitting at a desk job all day.

Mental Well-being Through Massage

  • Registered massage therapy (RMT) provides mental health benefits by providing relief from Stress which can leads to anxiety and depression.
  • Massage therapy can lower cortisol levels and increase serotonin and dopamine levels which results in improved mood and overall well-being.

Improving Athletic Performance with Massage

  • Speeds up recovery post-intense workouts/competitions
  • Promotes circulation
  • Helps prevent injuries
  • Improves flexibility
  • Increases range of motion
  • Enhances optimal athletic performance

Conditions treated by Massage Therapy 

  • Whiplash Associated Disorders from Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Neck and Low Back Strains (including Sciatic Pain)
  • Headaches 
  • Cervical stiffness and pain
  • Arthritis, Fibromyalgia, and Osteoporosis
  • Sports Injuries such as Hamstring and Calf Strains
  • Rotator Cuff, Tennis Elbow, and Golfer’s Elbow Strains

Why is Surrey 88 Ave Physiotherapy & Sports Injury Clinic the best Registered Massage Therapy (RMT) Clinic?

Looking for the best place to get registered massage therapy from? Look no further than Surrey 88 Ave Physiotherapy & Sports Injury Clinic. This clinic has been recognized as the go-to destination for anyone seeking top-quality massage therapy in the area. The team of Registered Massage therapists at the Surrey 88 Ave Physiotherapy & Sports Injury Clinic are experts in their field of care. Whether you need to recover from an injury, manage chronic pain, or simply want to unwind and relax, their registered massage therapy services are sure to help. Book your appointment today and experience for yourself why so many people choose this clinic as their trusted source for quality registered massage therapy.

We offer direct billing to all private insurances and to ICBC. You can relax knowing that you won’t have to worry about paying for your session. Simply come in and enjoy the benefits of a professional massage without the added stress of having to navigate confusing insurance policies. Our team provides you with the best experience possible and our direct billing option is just one way we strive to make your massage therapy experience as smooth and seamless as possible. Look no further for a convenient and hassle-free option in your search for “Massage Therapy near me”.

We are accepting new patients for Registered Massage Therapy (RMT) at our Surrey 88 Ave Physiotherapy location on the Surrey/Delta border.


  • What do I wear for my massage therapy appointment?

Dress comfortably, wear loose-fitting and breathable clothing that allows movement. Shorts and tank tops are recommended as they enable your therapist to work on your skin. Consider the type of massage you booked and the areas that will be focused on. For example, if you’re getting a lower back massage, wear pants that easily roll up or slip off. But most importantly, remember that the massage therapist is a professional and all they care about is that you’re relaxed and comfortable. So, take a deep breath and let them do the rest!

  • How much is a full body massage in Surrey BC?

Please contact our clinic to enquire about our body worker massage therapy rates and Registered Massage Therapy (RMT) rates.

  • Does ICBC cover massage therapy?

If you have an active ICBC claim, ICBC approves you for 1 initial Massage Therapy session lasting 45 minutes, followed by 11 additional Massage Therapy sessions of 30 minutes each within your first 12 weeks from your date of injury. We direct bill to ICBC for all approved claims. Please contact our clinic if you have questions about Registered Massage Therapy (RMT) treatments through ICBC. 

About Reg. Massage Therapist (RMT)

Katherine Annets holds a Diploma of Massage Therapy and is an experienced Registered Massage Therapist who has been providing a health care service to geriatric, pediatric, and adult populations from the White Rock, South Surrey, and Central Surrey areas. Her Clinical Massage Therapy sessions are interactive and participatory, with an orientation on restoring physical function by connecting with and relating to elders, seniors, adults, adolescents, and children. She finds delight in making ‘Patient Education’ the beating heart of her clinical practice.

Looking for massage therapists in Surrey (Nordel)?

Our experienced team at Surrey 88 Ave Physiotherapy & Sports Injury Clinic can help. We specialize in Physiotherapy, Massage Therapy, Chiropractic Care and Acupuncture. Give us a call or book an online appointment today.