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Spinal arthritis increases risk of heart attack, stroke | Health regulators want accountability of health clinicsAugust 25, 2015B.C. man wants to become RMT before going blind | Exercise may be associated with less active MS in children | Is 9-to-5 workday obsolete?August 18, 2015Online reporting of CEUs now available | Finding formula for practice success | Employers want better reporting on health benefitsAugust 11, 2015Study shows massage therapy is cost-effective | Better back pain management | Tax tips, investments insightsAugust 4, 2015Finding right cues can lead to better exercise habits | CMTO investigates | Harsh impact of sudden retirementJuly 28, 2015Close encounters of the four-legged kind | Don’t pardon the interruption | Focus on fasciaJuly 21, 2015Sports take massage therapy to new heights | Long-term effects of standing | NBA, GE Healthcare team up for injury preventionJuly 14, 2015Trends in Practice (video) | Study says men, women process pain differently | Brush up on your SEO know-howJuly 7, 2015Groundbreaking concussion study | Roundtable discussion on senior care | Journey to healingJune 30, 2015Back pain in men | Most Canadians saving enough for retirement | Climate change threat to public healthJune 23, 2015Dreaming of the big jackpot | Growth hormone’s impact on ACL tears | Higher fines for data breachesJune 16, 2015Living with chronic pain | Manitoba to expand PTSD help to all workers | Valuing health benefitsJune 9, 20155 principles for a happier business owner | Report on health benefits misses the point | Researchers uncover key to aging wellJune 2, 2015Fibromyalgia origins | Rewards system for good health | What influences alternative medicine utilizationMay 26, 2015Ontarians get bigger say in health care | Alberta launches palliative care resource | Feeling ready for retirementMay 19, 2015B.C. amends massage therapy regulation | Cross-training for runners | Dehydration claim does not hold waterMay 12, 2015New data on prescription drug abuse | Knuckle cracking mystery probed | Health care as election agendaMay 5, 2015Back pain and chimpanzees | Financial record keeping best practices | Virtual realityApril 28, 2015Blogging for business | Make taxes less taxing | Supporting employee wellnessApril 21, 2015Employee benefits plan study | Ontario expands health care in communities | Make taxes less taxingApril 14, 2015Massage therapy research grant | Medical community skeptical about homeopathy regulation | Physical therapy versus surgery studyApril 7, 2015Paramedics get training on palliative care for pain relief | Study explores therapies for plantar fasciitisMarch 31, 2015Health Canada tweaks radiofrequency guidelines | Massage students take new regulatory college to court | Passion and professionMarch 17, 2015UBC’S new sport medicine centre | Laser treatment for lymphedema | Eliminating MRI wait listMarch 10, 2015Montreal erotic parlours | Deceased athlete donates brain to concussion research | Office ergonomics for RSI preventionMarch 3, 2015Everest College shuts down campuses | Cuts affect veterans’ health benefit claims | More children using complementary health careFebruary 24, 2015Quebec’s physicians support massage therapy regulation | Five challenges for bending health-care cost curveFebruary 17, 2015RMT competency documents under review | Massage therapy for aging adults | International Fascia Congress coming this fallFebruary 10, 2015Business of blogging | Canadian seniors wait longer for care | Health cost increases to slowFebruary 3, 2015Treating axillary web syndrome | Preventative care lowers health costs | 5 steps to managing degenerative disc diseaseJanuary 27, 2015Financial scam targeting therapists | Eastern Canada weighs in on regulation | Sitting linked to diseasesJanuary 20, 2015Massage therapy through sights and sounds | Are you employable | Practice made perfectJanuary 13, 2015War vets gains from new massage therapy grant | Research fellowship on work and health | Health food’s top trends in 2015January 6, 2015Resistance exercise at work helps manage MSD | RMT volunteers needed for Toronto PanAm GamesDecember 16, 2014Pet massage growing in popularity | Technology for preventative health | Vitamin D for treating chronic painDecember 9, 2014Ontario’s $2.3M low-back pain strategy | Seniors moving to suburbs | Five ways to manage life, work in the holidaysDecember 2, 2014Massage for Paralympic athletes | Era of restraint in health care spending | Cash flow managementNovember 25, 2014Smoking can be a pain in the back | How employable are you?November 18, 2014Soft tissue mobilization for knee pain | Taking the franchise route | Human body makes antiobioticsNovember 11, 2014Report on 2014 health-care spend | Five tools to get more done in less time | Nurturing touchNovember 4, 2014RMTs take their case public | CMTBC guide to its online portalOctober 28, 2014Heart benefits of massage | Work-related MSDs declining | Study probes gender factors in health risksOctober 21, 2014Stakeholder consultation on plantar fasciitis | What I wish I learned in RMT school | Record-keeping for complianceOctober 14, 2014Overcoming business challenges for massage therapists | Research literacy for RMTs | $19M for MS researchOctober 7, 2014Alberta’s new rural health care action plan | Drugging seniors in nursing homes won’t solve health-care woesSeptember 30, 2014Annual Business Forum for RMTs launched | National consultation on health care | Mattress key to back healthSeptember 23, 2014$3M for arthritis research | Opioids prescription rising in Canada | High cost of chronic illness in AlbertaSeptember 16, 2014Addressing sports concussion in youth | Researchers figure out key to chronic painSeptember 9, 2014Stem cell transplant helps patient with rare condition | Health-care workers needed for Ebola responseSeptember 2, 2014Report calls for concussion management protocols | Biggest impact on health outcomes | B.C. earmarks $3M to help treat addictionAugust 26, 2014Study on massage for neck pain | Nomination open for national accreditation board | Stronger warning labels on opioidsAugust 19, 20142014-08-12August 12, 2014Giving hope for lymphedema patients | Breath of life | Reading the fine printAugust 5, 2014Self-interest to blame for meager health-care reform | Acetaminophen no effect on back painJuly 29, 2014Massage therapists’ push to take their place in health care | Lifestyle intervention offers cognitive benefitsJuly 22, 2014Accreditation body for RMT education gets funding commitment | B.C.'s billion dollar failJuly 15, 2014B.C. to require first aid certification for RMTs | How much public health care costs Canadians | Reading the fine printJuly 8, 2014Feds create health care innovation advisory panel | pilot projects aims to help Alberta stroke patientsJune 30, 2014The fuss about membership-based massage | Transforming public health-care spendingJune 24, 2014Arthritis study show sufferers lack exercise | 2015 Canada Games seeks volunteer RMTsJune 17, 2014Vitamin D helps manage chronic pain | CMTBC elects new chair | Study finds massage helps with low-back painJune 10, 2014Athletic therapy not just for athletes | New spam law a deal breakerJune 3, 2014New Brunswick gears up for regulation | Ontario rejoins CMTA | Alberta wants residents to talk about wellnessMay 27, 2014Tiger Woods' back injury | Aging communities focus of natural health conference | Turn first impressions into marketing toolMay 20, 2014Massage for burns, low back pain | Calgary cleans up illegal body-rub centres | Ashiatsu massage comes to CanadaMay 13, 2014Stem cell technique regrows lost muscle | Research grants recipients announcedMay 6, 2014Digital marketing to boost your practice | Ontario clarifies language proficiency rule | Exit strategy for your businessApril 29, 2014New study confirms health benefits of massage | State of massage therapy in Western Canada | Social media use for RMTsApril 22, 2014Queen's medalist | Pain study for massage therapists | Investigating saltApril 15, 2014Massage therapy for PTSD | Snub professional snobbery | Manage cash flow for practice successApril 8, 2014Research literacy for massage therapists | RMTs need bigger voice in health-care | New study in low back painApril 1, 2014B.C. highlights new tax-exempt health services | Alberta holds info session on regulationMarch 25, 2014Clustering fibromyalgia patients for better treatment | National accreditation website launched | Too small for techMarch 18, 2014Assuring quality of massage therapy through research | New research project explores effects of massage on chronic painMarch 11, 2014Top tips for creating professional portfolios | RMTAO appoints new exec | Massage therapy for health improvementMarch 4, 2014Top 10 spa treatments from around the world | Federal government funds collaborative health care studyFebruary 25, 2014Let the Games begin | Pain database eyed | Dealing with cancer diagnosisFebruary 18, 2014Preventing soccer concussions in kids | Health-care integration for massage therapy rises | Alberta's new health regulationFebruary 11, 2014Volunteers needed for fibromyalgia study | 10,000 cancer data released to researchers | Performance Health buys Bon VitalFebruary 4, 2014Professional liability coverage | Putting pain aside | Economic gains good for massage, says reportJanuary 29, 2014Marketing your massage practice | 94-year-old teaches about aging well | Unconventional career paths for RMTsJanuary 21, 2014Quest for regulation | New book on healthy eating | Calling for increased access to research findingsJanuary 14, 2014Trends and outlook for RMT | Career fulfillment in spa practice | Integrating health careJanuary 7, 2014Massage therapy regulation in New Brunswick | SC to rule on sex trade laws | Add value to your practiceDecember 17, 2013Choosing a domain name for your practice | Business case for collaboration | Why regulation mattersDecember 10, 2013New research foundation for massage therapy | Putting a dollar value to your practice | RMT registration renewal fee hike approvedDecember 3, 2013Alberta’s new MS plan | Montreal mayor cracks down on erotic massage parlours | Defining professional boundariesNovember 26, 2013New study on lymphedema treatment | Get paid for social media efforts | Whole new level of healingNovember 19, 2013One on one with Kinesio Tape founder | Alberta’s research focus | Tanning bed legislation passesNovember 12, 2013Working with gloves | Massage for pregnant patients | Laser therapy for your practiceNovember 5, 2013Take your vocation on vacation | Massage therapy for stress | RMTAO CEO resignsOctober 29, 2013Touching addiction | Caring for patient data | Discount coupons giving RMT a bad nameOctober 22, 2013National accreditation for RMTs proposed | Light therapy for cancer fatigue | Claims concerns in health insuranceOctober 15, 2013Forum tackles insurance fraud | Touching addiction | Moving RMT forwardOctober 8, 2013Canadian Forces and mental health | B.C. promotes health regulators | Blog: Massage therapy in the digital ageOctober 2, 2013Canadian Forces and mental health | B.C. promotes health regulators | Blog: Massage therapy in the digital ageOctober 1, 2013CMTA wants to get Ontario back | MS patient refuses to give upSeptember 17, 2013Gender affects risk of RSI | Earnings survey for RMTsSeptember 2, 2013Canadians favour health-care strategy for seniors | Dogs helping Pa. researchers | Access to family care for 24 Alta. familiesAugust 20, 2013National Accreditation | Ontario insurers must pay HST | New CMTBC website comingAugust 6, 2013Call for Pain Management Conference proposals | CMTO will take renewals onlineJuly 23, 2013CMTO proposes exam fee increase | NHPCA leadership | AMTA early bird registrationJuly 9, 2013Canadian Massage Conference | MT education national accreditation | MTAA acknowledges supportersJune 25, 2013Health Transformation Seminar | Acupuncture regulationJune 11, 2013Research about MT for pain | Little Kids in VietnamMay 28, 2013Last day to register for MTAA AGM | Hot Stone Therapy certificationMay 14, 2013Pure Encapsulations shows 'PureLove' for Boston | National accreditation for MT educationApril 30, 2013Education National Accreditation Bulletin | Innovations in Laser Therapy SymposiumApril 16, 2013Support MT research | Registration open for MTAA conferenceApril 2, 2013International Sport Massage Diploma Program | Adapted yoga for back painMarch 20, 20132013 International Massage Therapy Research Conference | NAALT conference highlightsMarch 5, 2013Human Touch returns to Canada | Massage Therapy students can apply for scholarship programFebruary 19, 2013Contemporary Medical Acupuncture courses | Telus Health and Desjardins team up for health professionalsFebruary 4, 2013Massage Therapy Coalition Gathers | PatientCal Online Booking SoftwareJanuary 22, 2013Geoffrey Bove seminar in Nova Scotia | Dry needling for painJanuary 8, 2013'Massage therapists without borders' project in Quebec | Auth Method Home Study on sale until Dec. 31December 11, 2012HealthAware connects you to potential clients | Online continuing education coursesNovember 27, 2012Liddle Kidz Canadian training dates for 2013 | CSMTA – 25 yearsNovember 13, 2012Allen receives 2012 Humanitarian Award | AMTA survey results are in!October 30, 2012Canadian RMTs honoured | FirstLine Therapy Certification Event in VancouverOctober 16, 20122012 Canadian Massage Conference | Massage Therapy and Canadians' Health Care Needs 2020October 2, 2012Canadian RMT in U.K. for breast cancer awareness | MTAM legislative initiative updateSeptember 18, 2012Massage therapy e-mail scam | Practitioner Case Report Contest deadline approachingSeptember 4, 2012Evidence Informed Management of Low Back Pain | Launch of The Fascia Research SocietyAugust 21, 2012Editorial changes at IJTMB | Expanding your practiceAugust 7, 2012July 24, 2012CSMTA 25th AGM and Conference | 2012 Student Case Report Contest winnersJuly 10, 2012June 26, 2012The original stone therapy training | Unique stretching tool offers options to increase flexibilityJune 12, 2012National Health Practitioners of Canada AGM and Workshop | One Concept award winner donates to MTFMay 29, 2012Free case report how-to e-book | 2012 CCMTS Conference and AGMMay 15, 2012May 1, 2012MTF Practitioner Case Report Contest Now Open | CE credits for RMTs trained in Graston TechniqueApril 17, 2012New book by Dr. Robert Schleip | Performance Health supports Athletes in ActionApril 3, 2012Registration Open for Innovations in Laser Therapy | Certification Programs to Address Metabolic SyndromeMarch 20, 2012Winners announced for Practitioner Case Report Contest | New website for FQMMarch 6, 2012TMJ Mastery goes to B.C. | MTF unveils websiteFebruary 21, 2012International Massage Therapy Research Conference | Third International Fascia Research CongressFebruary 7, 2012Learn to work with fascia | New book on forearm massageJanuary 24, 2012Equine massage information sessions | A Canada with no health accord?January 10, 2012Textbook integrates research and practice for RMTs | AMTA elects national boardDecember 13, 2011Research Symposium at Fascia Conference | Structural Myofascial Therapy 2012 coursesNovember 29, 2011AMTA participates in ISPA panel | Canadian therapist invited to Hollings Cancer CenterNovember 15, 2011
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