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We are the Newfoundland and Labrador Massage Therapists' Association (NLMTA), a non-profit association of professional, practising RMTs who are dedicated to promoting high standards of massage therapy throughout the province...
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Massage therapy is the assessment and treatment of the soft tissues of the body. Therapeutic massage is used to prevent dysfunction, to relieve pain, to restore or augment function and to promote health.
Used alone or in conjunction with other medical, pharmaceutical or physical modalities, massage therapy can be effective in the treatment of many different conditions: soft tissue injuries and dysfunctions, chronic painful conditions, and many different stressful illnesses. Massage therapy can help to improve relaxation and reduce stress. Infants, seniors, sports enthusiasts, office workers, people of all ages and walks of life can benefit from the healing touch of massage therapy.
CMTA Insurance Report
Insurance Committee Report Lori Green and Brenda Locke October 24, 2013 Since our last report the CMTA Insurance Committee has met by phone several times informally and formally with our insurance partners. March 26, 2013 we met in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan with Telus Health Solutions. Telus Health Solution represents three third party insurers in the management of their business operations and benefits claims management. The discussion was specific to dealing with fraud issues, identifying bona fide claims and concerns with the NHPCA. This was part of ongoing relationship and discussion we have been having with Telus Health. May 30, June 2 and 3, the CMTA Insurance Committee participated in the CHLIA conference in ...
New Brunswick passes legislation for massage therapy regulation
New Brunswick passes legislation for massage therapy regulation Written by Mari-Len De Guzman Dec. 17, 2013 — Bill 25, An Act to Incorporate the College of Massage Therapists of New Brunswick, has received royal assent on Dec. 13, effectively paving the way for regulation of the massage therapy profession in the province.With the passage of the legislation, New Brunswick becomes the fourth province in Canada to have massage therapy as a regulated profession — the first three are Ontario, British Columbia and Newfoundland.Bill 25, also known as the Massage Therapy Act, was a private member’s bill introduced by Brian MacDonald, member of the legislative assembly for Fredericton-Silverwood in New Brunswick.Under the legislation, a new ...
Albertans urged to comment on new health regulations
Albertans urged to comment on new health regulation Written by Massage Therapy Canada staff Feb. 10, 2014 — The Alberta government is urging Albertans to take part in a month-long comment period that began Jan. 30 on the draft Health Charter and a proposed Health Advocate regulation. Albertans can view the draft documents and provide their commentsonline until March 3, the government said. Albertans’ input is important as the Health Charter and Health Advocate regulation are being finalized."With the Alberta Health Act now in force and an interim Health Advocate in place, we are now gathering Albertans’ comments on the draft Health Charter and proposed Health Advocate regulations. I encourage Albertans to participate ...