Kendra Smith RMT, BSc.Kin

Treating Pain, Stress & Injury

Frequently Asked Questions

WHAT DOES 'RMT' MEAN?

• Registered Massage therapist (RMT) title is protected in Ontario

• Only those registered with the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario can use the RMT designation

• Ensures that therapists are qualified and educated to provide safe and effective treatments


WHAT DOES 'BSc. Kin' MEAN?

Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology (BSc. Kin) is a program of study at university that focuses on multiple aspects of the human body. From biomechanics and ergonomics to exercise science and neurology, providing a well rounded view of the body. 


WHAT IS THE MASSAGE THERAPY SCOPE OF PRACTICE?

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, or relieve pain.


WHAT’S IN AN APPOINTMENT?

An appointment will likely include the following components, each of which will vary in the time required to complete, based on the severity of the condition(s) being treated, the length of the unit and the complexity of the treatment:

                    ~ Intake & simple health history questions

                    ~ Assessment of health issues

                    ~ Treatment

                    ~ Self-care recommendations
                    ~ Charting and administration


WHAT’S THE COST?

Relaxation Treatment                                   Rehabilitation Treatment

  30 minutes ~ $40.00 (HST incl.)                     30-60 minutes ~ charged according 

  45 minutes ~ $55.00 (HST incl.)                                                time needed

  60 minutes ~ $70.00 (HST incl.)


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**Your health plan may cover RMT treatments, please consult with your provider.

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** Missed appointments & cancellations without 24 hours notice will be charged a $20 cancellation fee **

HOW OFTEN DO I COME?

Depending on your reasoning for massage the frequency can range from twice a week, for rehabilitation purposes, to once a month for regular maintenance of the body. A customized plan, based on your individual needs, will be established following your initial consultation.