Registered Massage Therapy
Our experienced Registered Massage Therapists at Back in Motion can help you with a variety of challenges, including the restoration of postural alignment, proper biomechanics, relieving muscle tension related to sports injuries, motor vehicle accidents and stress.
About Massage Therapy
Massage therapy is a type of treatment in which a trained and registered professional (RMT) manipulates the soft tissue of your body (joints, muscles, ligaments, tendons, connective tissue and skin, using a variety of techniques, pressure and movement, with the goals to alleviate pain, improve blood flow and mobility, and promote healing.
Registered Massage Therapists (RMTs) in British Columbia are health care professionals committed to restoring and maintaining optimal health for their patients. They are educated to assess and treat using a variety of techniques.
Is Massage Therapy for me?
Massage Therapy is recommended for a variety of health-related purposes, including:
Upper/lower back, neck, shoulder pain
Discomfort associated to a car accident
Discomfort associated with acute and chronic health conditions
Recovery for sports and activities
Carpal tunnel syndrome
Temporomandibular joint disorder (TMD)
Cancer-related stress, pain and fatigue
High blood pressure
Mental health conditions
Why Choose Massage Therapy at Back in Motion Health?
Our Team treats a wide range of injuries and conditions in our state-of-the-art health centres. Each clinic features private treatment rooms and the latest in therapy, exercise equipment and treatment techniques.
- Experienced and knowledgeable team of clinicians.
- Wide range of treatment and services under the same roof.
- Convenient locations across the Lower Mainland and Victoria.
- Easy Online Booking.
- Free Parking.
- Direct Billing to most Extended Health Providers.
Back in Motion Health Massage Therapy sessions may help:
- relieve pain (due to a specific condition, injury or muscle soreness)
- reduce joint pain and tenderness
- increase flexibility, mobility, function and range of motion
- promote relaxation
- decrease muscle tension and muscle spasm
- improve muscle strength, endurance and tone
- reduce insomnia, and improve sleep
- increase blood circulation, and promote healing
- rehabilitate sports injuries
- reduce stress, anxiety and depression
- manage symptoms of lymphedema
- reduce disability
- enhance quality of life and promote overall wellness
Types of Massage Therapy:
- Deep Tissue Massage
- Sports Massage
- Relaxation massage
- Prenatal massage
- Postnatal massage
Note: No physician referral is needed for Register Massage Therapy.
Before Your Appointment
The Health and Safety of our clients and staff is Back in Motion’s #1 priority. Back in Motion internal Health & Safety Committee has developed and implemented a comprehensive Safety Plan, to make our clinics safe for clients and staff. We have made changes to the facilities, operational and administrative processes. To review our plan, review our Communicable Disease Prevention Plan page.
At the booking time (in-person, phone or online), you will perform a health assessment check, to verify if you are experiencing any Covid-19 related symptoms. This health assessment will be redone 36 hours prior to your appointment, and at your appointment time.
If you have booked your appointment, but you are experiencing Covid-19 related symptoms, please call us to cancel your appointment, and seek help with your family physician or nurse practitioner, or by calling 8-1-1.
If there are any specific preparations required for your appointment, you will be advised prior to your appointment day.
Your First Appointment
In your first appointment, your RMT will do a comprehensive intake and ask you about your medical history related to the reason of your appointment. After better assessing you and your condition, your RMT will discuss your treatment plan and expected results. As needed, your treatment will also include a gradual plan to return to hobbies and physical activities.
As a reference, you may also watch the ‘What to expect from your first visit’ video created by Registered Massage Therapists Association of British Columbia at https://www.rmtbc.ca/rmt-and-you/firstvisit.
Your RMT will continue to evaluate your condition and how you are feeling in every session. You should expect a portion of your visit to be used to review your treatment plan. Techniques utilized during your appointment will be chosen accordingly to clinical findings and condition progress.
At the end of the session, you will be reminded to book your follow-up appointments, when needed. You may do that with your clinician, call one of our locations, or book online.
After Your Appointment
Your RMT may follow up with you after your appointment, if needed. If you have any questions or concerns about your appointment or your condition, call us.
You are always invite to provide feedback about the services and our clinics. We take feedback seriously, and we implement comprehensive quality improvements plans to better serve you, every day.
Frequently Asked Questions
The Health and Safety of our clients and staff is Back in Motion’s #1 priority. Our staff and RMTs use PPE throughout your visit, and patients are asked to wear a mask. Please note the recommended physical distance of 2-meters is not maintained throughout the session. If you have any questions or concerns, call our clinics and speak with our Covid Lead. Our protocols are approved by PHO and CMTBC. You may also review our Communicable Disease Prevention Plan webpage.
At Back in Motion Health, appointments may be booked via phone, online or in-person. Visit our contact page to call the most convenient location for you. You may also call our main toll free number 1-866-205-9000 and choose the most convenient location from the directory.
If you need to better understand which services we offer and which ones can benefit your own conditions and circumstances, our friendly staff is here to help! Call us 1-866-205-9000 and we will navigate you through services that may help you.
Clients should refer to their specific Extended Medical Plan coverage for details on services and coverage available. If you have coverage, Back in Motion Health directly bills most Extended Health Plans (verify if your plan is on our list), or provides a medical receipt to be used on request for reimbursement.
Locations That Offer Massage Therapy
Insurance Claims & Information
Get Back to Health after an Accident or Workplace Injury.
Extended Health Coverage
Back in Motion offers direct billing to most Extended Health plans to the majority of our services. Some services (like Clinical Counselling), do not offer direct billing. In such instances, Back in Motion provides a medical receipt to be used on request for reimbursement. See an updated list of providers by clicking the ‘Learn More’ button below.
ICBC Insurance Claims
Back in Motion’s team of clinicians, including Physiotherapists, Massage Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Psychologists, Counsellors, and Kinesiologists, all have extensive experience in administering ICBC treatments. We are here to help! Click the ‘Learn More’ button for additional details.
Workplace injuries are usually due to trauma or overuse. If you have been injured as a result of a workplace activity, our team of experts at Back in Motion can perform a comprehensive assessment and develop a treatment plan to reduce your symptoms and rehabilitate your injury.
If your claim is approved by WSBC, your initial assessment is 100% covered with a WorkSafeBC Claim number. Once your claim has been accepted by WorkSafeBC, the full treatment cost of your appointments will be funded (within the approved time parameters). When you are ready, your physiotherapist will work with you, your employer, physician, and WorkSafeBC Case Manager to develop a safe and appropriate return to work plan. If your claim has been denied or is disallowed, the expenses will need to be covered by the Client.
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