Growing healthcare costs, paired with the ongoing opioid crisis have prompted stakeholders at all levels of healthcare to re-evaluate how treatment is provided for people with pain. Regulatory agencies, clinicians, and patients have come together to provide a framework for improved patient experience and outcomes.
A new study led by researchers from the University of California, Irvine finds exercising in the morning, rather than at night, may yield better results.
Bioelectronic medicine scientists at The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research collaborated with counterparts from Academic Medical Center at University of Amsterdam in the Netherlands to carry out a series of pilot clinical studies to assess the effect of a novel bioelectronic stimulation.
Donelda Gowan maintains adverse events are common with massage therapy intervention. In her 2017 dissertation, Gowan posits, "Safety in massage therapy is understudied. There is little information on what constitutes an adverse event from the perspective of stakeholders including MTs, other health care providers, insurers, regulators, educators, and patients."
Researchers at Yale and Oxford may have proven exercise is more important to your mental health than your economic status.
Just one hour a week of brisk walking -- as if you are late to an appointment or trying to make a train -- staves off disability in older adults with arthritis pain, or aching or stiffness in a knee, hip, ankle or foot, reports a new Northwestern Medicine study.
Major depression, obesity and chronic pain are all linked to the effects of one protein, called "FK506-binding protein 51," or FKBP51.
Several previous studies have demonstrated that moderate alcohol consumption is linked with less severe disease and better quality of life in patients with rheumatoid arthritis, but a new Arthritis Care & Research study suggests that this might not be because drinking alcohol is beneficial.
NEW ORLEANS—Walking downhill after eating can reduce bone resorption, the process in which old bone is broken down and removed from the body, in postmenopausal women with diabetes, according to research presented ENDO 2019, the annual meeting of the Endocrine Society, in New Orleans, La. Walking uphill does not have the same benefit, the study found.
Our left and right wrists mirror each other, but there are differences between the wrists of men and women, according to new research.
Massage therapists frequently experience strained relationships with the public and media.
CMTCA has announced that as of March 1st, 2019, three provincial colleges of massage therapists have signed a multi-year agreement to continue to fund CMTCA and its accreditation services.
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Safe space: Massage therapy for children with Autism Spectrum DisorderAccording to the Public Health Agency of Canada, one in…
PODCAST Episode 3: Patient safety and adverse eventsDonelda Gowan maintains adverse events are common with massage therapy…
Groin and hips of hockey players examined in five-second testFive seconds is enough to assess the status of a…
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