MTF announces new editorial leadership
April 18, Evanston, Ill. – After five years with the International Journal of Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork (IJTMB) as Practice Section Editor, the Massage Therapy Foundation (MTF) is pleased to announce that Karen Boulanger, PhD, CMT has accepted the position of Editor-in-Chief. The MTC would also like to welcome Niki Munk, PhD, LMT in her new role as the Practice Section Editor.
Ethics, Boundaries and Common Sense
Many are the challenges of a career in health care. Ethics – in particular, boundaries – is one area that is intangible yet cannot be ignored under any circumstances.
Support MT research in May – and beyond!
Mar. 26, Toronto, Ont. – In May 2013, Know Your Body Best (KYBB) will be donating $1.00 from each invoice produced to support massage therapy (MT) research through the IN-CAM Research Network - and challenges you to pitch in as well!
AMTA - State of Massage Therapy Profession
Feb. 19, Evanston, IL – The American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA) sixth annual summary research on the state of the massage therapy profession demonstrates mixed indicators for the massage therapy marketplace.
Harvard report endorses massage therapy for acute LBP
Jan. 15, Cambridge, Mass. – A 2012 report issued by Harvard Medical School endorses massage therapy for patients with low back pain (LBP).
Canadian RMTs honoured
Oct. 16, Simcoe, Ont. – Don Dillon RMT and Trish Dryden M.Ed RMT were honoured with the Massage Therapist of the Year and Lifetime Achievement awards, respectively, at the 2012 Canadian Massage Conference in Niagara Falls, Ontario, this past weekend.
AMTA News update
Oct. 9, Evanston, IL — Featuring a special video review of its new, ongoing consumer awareness program and a panel of leaders in integrative care, the American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA) national convention brought together 1,400 participants from October 3 to 6 in Raleigh, North Carolina. The association also announced the creation of a new Lifetime Achievement Award honoring educator Dianne Polseno, and presented a ceremonial check for $450,000 to the Massage Therapy Foundation.
Massage Therapy and Canadians’ Health Care Needs 2020
Sept. 26, Toronto, Ont. – Trish Dryden M. Ed., RMT, and Bryn Sumpton BSN, have organized a summit event titled Massage Therapy and Canadians’ Health Care Needs 2020. This event will be held in conjunction with the 7th Annual IN-CAM Research Symposium. The ideas and products of this pre-symposium summit will be further discussed and built upon in the IN-CAM Symposium Massage Therapy Workshop, open to all IN-CAM Research Symposium participants.