Attempts at smoking cessation have been correlated with severe withdrawal symptoms, including intense cigarette cravings, anxiety, and depressed mood. Massage therapy has been shown to reduce anxiety and stress hormones and improve mood.
Often, when people talk about ethics, they want to talk about how they feel about, for example, confidentiality or dating clients, and they want to know how you feel about the subject. According to this taken for granted belief, “doing ethics” is about discussing feelings and right and wrong in turn become a matter of what we feel.
Whether embarking on the first treatment, or considering how the overall treatment plan is going, the massage therapist must be able to articulate to himself and to the client where they are in the treatment continuum.
We are excited to announce the recent support of Massage Therapy CANADA magazine by the Canadian Massage Therapy Alliance.
The most obvious question practitioners initially consider when contemplating massaging pregnant women is how to accommodate that glorious belly! There are several relevant issues involved in this practical dilemma, including safety, comfort, and effectiveness of therapy.
What defines us as health care professionals is the promise that we make to society to serve the well-being and best interests of our patients. Why does society require this of us and not service providers such as retailers?
When I acquired my diploma and my registration in massage therapy over 11 years ago, I had an $18,000 student loan, plus various credit card purchases for school supplies. “No problem,” I thought. I’ll be raking in the money from my new professional status.
Residents at Tache Centre enjoy weekly massage and are enriched by interaction with students from Wellington College. Tache Centre and Wellington College are located in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Participants and staff were interviewed and positive feedback was received by all.
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CSMTA National Sports Conference
October 12-14, 2018
International Conference on Complementary and Alternative Medicine
October 17-18, 2018
INCAM Research Symposium
November 9-10, 2018
5th International Fascia Research Congress
November 14-15, 2018