NEWS HIGHLIGHT Winner of CCMTS student research award The Canadian Council of Massage Therapy Schools (CCMTS) has announced that Chatelain Jean is the winner of the 2010-2011 student research award.
Sept. 21, Hamilton, ON – The original Contemporary Medical Acupuncture program at McMaster University announces courses and programs for this fall.
NEWS HIGHLIGHT Courses in Contemporary Medical Acupuncture The original Contemporary Medical Acupuncture program at McMaster University announces courses and programs for this fall.
This Summer 2011 issue of Massage Therapy Canada magazine marks my farewell as editor. I am most pleased with how the magazine has moved forward, and how my dream of a published national voice is being developed further.
Readers have requested a discussion about the issues surrounding data security as they relate to a massage therapy practice. In this article, then, we will touch on higher-level security matters. While this synopsis is not meant to be definitive, provide legal advice nor deal with all aspects of data security, there are fundamental data security precautions that should be employed by massage therapists to safeguard sensitive information.
July 25, Vancouver, BC – The comprehensive Touch Therapy for Liddle Kidz with Autism (Massage for Children with Autism) Course for massage therapists and healthcare professionals is available in Canada.
NEWS HIGHLIGHT Touch Therapy for Liddle Kidz with Autism The comprehensive Touch Therapy for Liddle Kidz with Autism (Massage for Children with Autism) Course for massage therapists and health-care professionals is available in Canada.
NEWS HIGHLIGHT IJTMB indexed in PubMed Central The Massage Therapy Foundation and the editorial board of the International Journal of Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (IJTMB) have announced that the IJTMB is now indexed in PubMed Central (PMC).
The name Chaitow is pretty much a household word amongst manual therapists! Dr. Leon Chaitow, editor of The Journal of Body Work and Movement Therapies, is an internationally renowned lecturer and prolific author of health-care-related books, articles and journal publications. You’d be hard pressed to find a manual therapist who hasn’t read a book, an article, an editorial, a blog or a tweet written by Dr. Chaitow.
Complementary and integrated medicine (CIM) is a physician-led community medical practice embracing CAM, which itself includes massage, chiropractic (osteopathic), homeopathy/naturopathy and acupuncture/traditional Chinese medicine. Collaboration between mainstream medicine and CAM poses benefits beyond more holistic medicine. A radical shift away from individual CAM professions fighting for funding, supportive policy and positive public relations to an integrated, physician-led model has particular benefits for CAM practitioners, physicians, government health-care policy makers, insurance funders, and a wellness-focused and information-savvy populace.
April 4, Toronto, ON – The Advocates' Society, a national association of judges, lawyers and advocates, and an advocacy skills training provider, introduces the first annual training program for expert witnesses from all industries and professions.
NEWS HIGHLIGHT National expert witness training program The Advocates' Society, a national association of judges, lawyers and advocates, and an advocacy skills training provider, introduces the first annual training program for expert witnesses from all industries and professions.
March 31, Toronto, ON - Meditech International invites you to join their free live webinar, Selecting a Laser Therapy Device, on Thursday April 7th .
NEWS HIGHLIGHT Free webinar from Meditech International Meditech International invites you to join its free live webinar, Selecting a Laser Therapy Device, on Thursday, April 7.
March 24, Halifax, NS - The Massage Therapists Association of Nova Scotia (MTANS), with support from Lackner McLennan, is pleased to present the Spring Conference and Trade Show 2011 to be held at Mount Saint Vincent University in Halifax from May 6-8, 2011!
NEWS HIGHLIGHT Nova Scotia 2011 spring conference The Massage Therapists Association of Nova Scotia (MTANS), with support from Lackner McLennan, is pleased to present the Spring Conference and Trade Show 2011 to be held at Mount Saint Vincent University in Halifax from May 6-8, 2011!
March 11, 2011 – Dr. Victoria Coleman is a 1994 graduate of CMCC and a B.Sc in kinesiology, specializing in Fitness Assessment and Exercise Counselling. She is currently working toward her certification in Functional Medicine. Dr. Coleman is also the president of Douglas Laboratories/Pure Encapsulations Canada.
WEB EXCLUSIVE Regulatory issues surrounding natural health products This Q-and-A article with Dr. Gerry Derganc, ND, regulatory and quality assurance advisor with Douglas Laboratories/Pure Encapsulations Canada, is intended to dispel myths and hopefully offer some clarity to any questions regarding the use of natural health products in daily practice.
NEWS HIGHLIGHT New TMJ Mastery courses TMJ Mastery has announced a new three-day integrative workshop titled Principles, Applications and Disc Displacements.
Welcome to the first in a series of articles that will discuss various technologies and how they can be beneficial in the massage therapy workplace. Each article will examine certain aspects of massage therapy practice management and explore how technology can be applied to simplify and / or enhance the process.
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