Don Dillon, RMT has been in practice since 1991. He’s worked with injured workers, car accident victims, children and the elderly, and athletes in various sports. Of particular mention – Don worked with Michelle Darville and Colleen Miller at the World Rowing Championships in 1992.
Don has studied Active Release Techniques (ART), Neuromuscular Therapy (NMT) with founder Paul St. John, and osteopathic techniques Cranio-Sacral therapy, Muscle Energy Technique and Visceral Manipulation. He is particularly effective in treating difficult, chronic body-mechanical problems.
In the massage therapy field, Don Dillon is a speaker and author. His articles have appeared in over 50 industry publications including Massage Therapy Canada, Massage Therapy Today, Massage Today (US), Massage Magazine and Massage Therapist (AUS). Dillon is author of Massage Therapist Practice: Start. Sustain. Succeed and the self-study workbook Charting Skills for Massage Therapists.
Don has assisted the Investigations and Complaints committee of the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario (CMTO) in cases involving record-keeping. He also served as a case assessor for auto-insurance cases for both Designated Assessment Centres (DACs) in Niagara.
Don received the Ontario Massage Therapist Association (OMTA) President’s Award of Merit in 2000, a Hand of Thanks Award in 2002 and 2006, and in 2009 the prestigious Ken Rezsnyak Award. He served on the OMTA board from 1993 to 1997. During this time, he represented the OMTA in the auto insurance fee negotiations.
In 2012 Don received One Concept’s Massage Therapist of the Year Award.