Are you interested in how the body works?

Do you enjoy working with and helping people?

Do you like working with your hands?

Consider turning these strengths into a career as a registered massage therapist (RMT)!

What Does An RMT Do?

  • Assess patients to determine needs, injuries, and treatment goals

  • Work alongside doctors, chiropractors, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, and other medical professionals

  • Work with every population; infants to the elderly

  • Work with athletes, people with chronic illness, pregnant women, premature infants

  • Support clients' physical and mental well-being

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Where Can I Work As An RMT?

  • Hospital

  • Rehabilitation centre

  • Clinic

  • Gym

  • Spa

  • In home (mobile clinic)

  • Hotels

  • Resorts

  • Sports teams

Quiz

Registered massage therapists may treat...

What Are The Pros And Cons?

Pros

  • Become your own employer, make your own schedule

  • Make a positive impact on people's lives

  • Massage Therapists are in high demand!

  • There is flexibility in where you work

  • Stay active throughout your work day

  • Variety in your work days

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Cons

  • Providing massage standing and bent over all day can take a physical toll on the body

  • You may work with challenging clients

  • Laundry, laundry, laundry!

  • Unpredictable schedule

Photo by Hugo Rocha on Unsplash Photo by Hugo Rocha on Unsplash

Find The Future Massage Therapist!

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Lacey wants a job where she can work with computers. She has a creative mind, and loves to work independently.

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Finn enjoys working with his hands. He enjoys meeting new people, helping people, and has no problem being on his feet all day.

Flaticon Icon Owen

Owen likes predictability and wants a stable job in which he can work from home. He has no interest in customer or client facing roles.

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Hazel loves problem-solving and encountering a new situation every day at work. Hazel wants to make a positive impact in people's lives.

Quiz

Who is best suited for a career in Massage Therapy?

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