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Scope of Practices-
Our practice as Massage Therapists is the “assessment of 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 or augment physical function, or relieve pain.”
(Massage Therapy Act, 1991)
Acupuncture is a controlled act in the Province of Ontario under the RHPA as it is “a procedure performed on tissue below the dermis.” CMTO supports the use of acupuncture as a modality if performed within the Massage Therapy Scope of Practice and in accordance with this Standard of Practice.
(Regulated Health Professions Act, 1991)