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ArchivesMeet Massage Therapy Canada’s editorial advisory board | Fueling resiliency | Book review on The Back MechanicApril 18, 2017Chronic pain and the opioid crisis | Trusting touch | Scale up your practiceApril 11, 2017Melody of pain relief | Feds eye changes to natural health product rules | Lack of sleep may lead to bone lossApril 4, 2017Toronto’s health benefits management ripe for abuse; Obesity may lower pain threshold; Inactive kids risk bone healthMarch 28, 2017Hormone linked to postpartum depression | 5 tips to staying healthy, living longer | Nova Scotia to increase mental health servicesMarch 21, 2017Effect of foot, tibial angles in runners | Postpartum depression | Yogurt to lift the spiritsMarch 14, 2017Report makes case for mental health funding | CMTO mulls changes to QA regulation | Exercise in bed for critically illMarch 7, 20174 tips to avoid costly no-shows; Strength, speed affect knee osteoarthritisFebruary 28, 2017Clinical guideline touts non-drug treatment for back pain | TTC health benefits fraud | Drug safety for seniorsFebruary 21, 2017Massage therapy for MS patients | Exercise videos for neck pain | Designing holistic clinic spaceFebruary 14, 2017Feds’ health funding offer falls short | 5 tasks your company website should accomplishFebruary 7, 2017WSIB support more stringent opioid prescribing; Opioid users say lingo matters; Top 5 natural health trends of 2017January 31, 2017Physical activity combats aging in seniors; Symposium on massage for mental health; Band-Aids won’t fix opioid crisisJanuary 24, 2017Shoulder pain linked to heart disease risk; Anti-inflammatory effects of exercise; Light exercise post-concussionJanuary 17, 2017Fighting fraud | Yoga benefits for kids with cancer | Research on Alberta’s quest for regulationJanuary 10, 2017Flashback: Top stories of 2016January 3, 2017Active isolated stretching for low-back pain; Customer service side of tech adoption; Model for better health careDecember 20, 2016CMTO’s latest proposed regulation | B.C.’s extraordinary measure against opioid overdoseDecember 13, 2016Auditor general’s report on youth mental health; Mobile health apps don’t flag danger, says reviewDecember 6, 2016Trial to spark debate over alternative treatments | Obesity, smoking may impede arthritis treatmentNovember 29, 2016Energy price slowdown affecting health practices | Treating rheumatic disease | 2017 major games call for volunteersNovember 22, 2016Mental health organizations urge targeted federal funds | Patient’s back pain leads to kidney cancer diagnosisNovember 15, 2016Addiction experts call for national opioid strategy | 5 ways to know if social media can help your businessNovember 8, 2016Feds to make mental health top priority | Doctor calls for innovation, not more cash, to improve health careNovember 1, 2016Tai Chi can help with neck pain | $7.5M awarded for chronic pain research | Nova Scotia’s spike in opioid overdose deathsOctober 25, 2016Health on wheels | Hip fracture deaths study | October is Health Workplace MonthOctober 18, 2016New open access journal musculoskeletal health | Exercise, anger may trigger heart attack | Appointment booking toolsOctober 11, 2016New guidelines on conflicts of interest | Who owns my patient files | October is massage therapy monthOctober 4, 2016Canadians support national palliative care program | New integrative medicine clinical trialSeptember 27, 2016New guidelines on conflicts of interest | Who owns my patient files | October is massage therapy monthSeptember 20, 2016Does chronic pain run in the family | Alberta seeks feedback on opioid prescribing rules | Integrating therapies for painSeptember 13, 2016Link between chronic pain, anxiety | Researchers report new Zika complicationSeptember 6, 2016Pain often improves in older veterans | Filling up the professional toolbox | Massage therapy education congressAugust 16, 2016Opioid misuse linked to stress intolerance | Laser-focused on patient care | Massage specialtiesAugust 9, 2016B.C. wants feds to crackdown on fentanyl trafficking | Teaming up for pain relief | New guidelines for spinal cord injury pain managementAugust 2, 2016Pain often improves in older veterans | Filling up the professional toolbox | Massage therapy education congressJuly 26, 2016Federal health transfers on health accord agenda | Military to test ‘bionic’ knee braces | RMTBC appoints new associate directorJuly 19, 2016Application for research fund now open | Giving patients a leg up | Manual approach to treatment of hip conditionsJuly 5, 2016Update from RMTAO | Navigating the hospital system | Fill up your professional toolboxJune 14, 2016New registrar for CMTBC | Burlington hosts Ontario sport RMT conference | Women at greater risk of anxietyJune 7, 2016Massage therapy goes Uber | New report on unsustainable health care spendingMay 31, 2016Exercise key to preventing obesity | 5 ways to get awesome client testimonials | The initial client experienceMay 24, 2016RMTBC launches new workshop on cultural diversity | Blogs help clients choose your wellness clinicMay 17, 2016Massage therapy for pain management | Zika threat at Rio Olympics | 5 hidden costs of social media campaignMay 10, 2016$16M earmarked for chronic disease research | New research shines light on chronic pain | Opioid a crisis of princely proportionsMay 3, 2016B.C. Court of Appeal rules on massage therapist case | Partnership for home care solutions | Strength training for seniorsApril 26, 2016Facts on fascia | Vitamin D helps lower cancer risk | Stigma on ‘palliative care’April 19, 2016Facts on fascia | Vitamin D helps lower cancer risk | Stigma on ‘palliative care’April 12, 2016Feds fund patient-focused research | Spinal cord injury study | Panel finds P.E.I. discriminates against mentally illApril 5, 2016 Make your website work for your practice | 5 ways to increase social media engagement | Vibration tech offers alternative to MRI (March 2016)Stress management improves cardio outcomes | Former paramedic talks PTSD | Essential nutrients for aging individuals (March 2016)Olive, sunflower oil on baby skin weakens defences | Legislation changes for B.C. seniors | Alternative to proposed clinic regulation (March 2016)Ontario helps people with EDS, other rare diseases | Mindfulness helps chronic low back pain | Going back to basics of patient care (March 2016)Stakeholders’ feedback on clinic regulation | PTSD legislation for first responders | Depression in injured workers (February 2016)MTC Business Forum tackles interprofessional care | No sign of CTE on Todd Ewen’s brain | Canada combats prescription drug abuse (February 2016)Langara College’s first batch of RMT grads | Massage Addicts opens new clinics | Hand and Stone partners with Heart and Stroke (February 2016)Red Cross to launch mental health first aid | Ontario’s PTSD initiative | Let’s talk mental health (February 2016)Fast facts on shockwave therapy | Importance of initial client experience | Acupuncture for kids (January 2016)U of T takes on massage research fund | How Ontario really feels about health funding formula (January 2016)Palliative care report; Changing marketplace for massage | 10 steps to a happier New Year (January 2016)Top fitness trends for 2016 | Health-care subsidies for B.C. seniors | Bone fractures may lead to chronic pain (January 2016)Business technology trends for 2016 | Effective applications for taping | Funny you should say that (December 2015)Ontario tackles concussions in youth | Moving the RMT profession forward | Flex work offers many benefits (December 2015)Ontario tackles concussions in youth | Moving the RMT profession forward | Flex work offers many benefits (December 2015)YEAR IN REVIEW: A look at the top 5 stories on Massage Therapy Canada in 2015 (December 2015)New accessibility requirements coming in 2016 | Ontario passes law to combat fentanyl use | Provinces failing aging population: think tank (December 2015)Manitoba approves RMT regulation | Specialty designations | New concussion bill (December 2015)Light therapy and depression | Simple way to detect concussion | Raising your RMT profile in the community (November 2015)Webinar on proposed clinic regulation | Resistance training helps reduce MSD | Five things about liberal pledge on health accord (November 2015)Federal health minister gets to work on new health accord | Taping techniques for lower limb conditions | Exercise reduces arthritis pain in seniors (November 2015)CMTO to conduct consultation on clinic regulation | Protecting against insurance fraud | Video: Changing perceptions (November 2015)-B.C. funds gatekeeper training program on suicide prevention | Depression going untreated | Finding success in team-based practice (October 2015)Sport massage conference highlights integrated care | Hip replacement gone wrong | Hospital-based massage practice (October 2015)How to take better workday breaks | Health care absent in federal election | Creating client-friendly library at the clinic (October 2015)National conference on lymphedema | Record keeping compliance guidelines | Wanted: practice software (October 2015)National conference on lymphedema | Record keeping compliance guidelines | Wanted: practice software (September 2015)RMTs take issues to federal election | Edmonton hosts 2015 sports massage conference | Five bad work habits to break (September 2015)Blogging for business; Canadian workers love their jobs; New technologies help manage chronic pain (September 2015)Massage Business Forum – Four days left to register | Five ways to handle negative reviews | Why running makes people happy (September 2015)Non-invasive spinal cord stimulation study | Pensions affect private savings | Acupuncture for hypertension (September 2015)Spinal arthritis increases risk of heart attack, stroke | Health regulators want accountability of health clinics (August 2015)B.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 2015)Online reporting of CEUs now available | Finding formula for practice success | Employers want better reporting on health benefits (August 2015)Study shows massage therapy is cost-effective | Better back pain management | Tax tips, investments insights (August 2015)Finding right cues can lead to better exercise habits | CMTO investigates | Harsh impact of sudden retirement (July 2015)Close encounters of the four-legged kind | Don’t pardon the interruption | Focus on fascia (July 2015)Sports take massage therapy to new heights | Long-term effects of standing | NBA, GE Healthcare team up for injury prevention (July 2015)Trends in Practice (video) | Study says men, women process pain differently | Brush up on your SEO know-how (July 2015)Groundbreaking concussion study | Roundtable discussion on senior care | Journey to healing (June 2015)Back pain in men | Most Canadians saving enough for retirement | Climate change threat to public health (June 2015)Dreaming of the big jackpot | Growth hormone’s impact on ACL tears | Higher fines for data breaches (June 2015)Living with chronic pain | Manitoba to expand PTSD help to all workers | Valuing health benefits (June 2015)5 principles for a happier business owner | Report on health benefits misses the point | Researchers uncover key to aging well (June 2015)Fibromyalgia origins | Rewards system for good health | What influences alternative medicine utilization (May 2015)Ontarians get bigger say in health care | Alberta launches palliative care resource | Feeling ready for retirement (May 2015)B.C. amends massage therapy regulation | Cross-training for runners | Dehydration claim does not hold water (May 2015)New data on prescription drug abuse | Knuckle cracking mystery probed | Health care as election agenda (May 2015)New data on prescription drug abuse | Knuckle cracking mystery probed | Health care as election agenda (May 2015)Back pain and chimpanzees | Financial record keeping best practices | Virtual reality (April 2015)Blogging for business | Make taxes less taxing | Supporting employee wellness (April 2015)Employee benefits plan study | Ontario expands health care in communities | Make taxes less taxing (April 2015)Massage therapy research grant | Medical community skeptical about homeopathy regulation | Physical therapy versus surgery study (April 2015)Paramedics get training on palliative care for pain relief | Study explores therapies for plantar fasciitis (March 2015)Health Canada tweaks radiofrequency guidelines | Massage students take new regulatory college to court | Passion and profession (March 2015)UBC’S new sport medicine centre | Laser treatment for lymphedema | Eliminating MRI wait list (March 2015)Montreal erotic parlours | Deceased athlete donates brain to concussion research | Office ergonomics for RSI prevention (March 2015)Everest College shuts down campuses | Cuts affect veterans’ health benefit claims | More children using complementary health care (February 2015)Quebec’s physicians support massage therapy regulation | Five challenges for bending health-care cost curve (February 2015)RMT competency documents under review | Massage therapy for aging adults | International Fascia Congress coming this fall (February 2015)Business of blogging | Canadian seniors wait longer for care | Health cost increases to slow (February 2015)Treating axillary web syndrome | Preventative care lowers health costs | 5 steps to managing degenerative disc disease (January 2015)Financial scam targeting therapists | Eastern Canada weighs in on regulation | Sitting linked to diseases (January 2015)Massage therapy through sights and sounds | Are you employable | Practice made perfect (January 2015)War vets gains from new massage therapy grant | Research fellowship on work and health | Health food’s top trends in 2015 (January 2015)Resistance exercise at work helps manage MSD | RMT volunteers needed for Toronto PanAm Games (December 2014)Pet massage growing in popularity | Technology for preventative health | Vitamin D for treating chronic pain (December 2014)Ontario’s .3M low-back pain strategy | Seniors moving to suburbs | Five ways to manage life, work in the holidays (December 2014)Massage for Paralympic athletes | Era of restraint in health care spending | Cash flow management (November 2014)Smoking can be a pain in the back | How employable are you? (November 2014)Soft tissue mobilization for knee pain | Taking the franchise route | Human body makes antiobiotics (November 2014)Report on 2014 health-care spend | Five tools to get more done in less time | Nurturing touch (November 2014)RMTs take their case public | CMTBC guide to its online portal (October 2014)Heart benefits of massage | Work-related MSDs declining | Study probes gender factors in health risks (October 2014)Stakeholder consultation on plantar fasciitis | What I wish I learned in RMT school | Record-keeping for compliance (October 2014)Overcoming business challenges for massage therapists | Research literacy for RMTs | M for MS research (October 2014)Alberta’s new rural health care action plan | Drugging seniors in nursing homes won’t solve health-care woes (September 2014)Annual Business Forum for RMTs launched | National consultation on health care | Mattress key to back health (September 2014)M for arthritis research | Opioids prescription rising in Canada | High cost of chronic illness in Alberta (September 2014)Addressing sports concussion in youth | Researchers figure out key to chronic pain (September 2014)Stem cell transplant helps patient with rare condition | Health-care workers needed for Ebola response (September 2014)Report calls for concussion management protocols | Biggest impact on health outcomes | B.C. earmarks M to help treat addiction (August 2014)Study on massage for neck pain | Nomination open for national accreditation board | Stronger warning labels on opioids (August 2014)2014-08-12 (August 2014)Giving hope for lymphedema patients | Breath of life | Reading the fine print (August 2014)Self-interest to blame for meager health-care reform | Acetaminophen no effect on back pain (July 2014)Massage therapists’ push to take their place in health care | Lifestyle intervention offers cognitive benefits (July 2014)Accreditation body for RMT education gets funding commitment | B.C.'s billion dollar fail (July 2014)B.C. to require first aid certification for RMTs | How much public health care costs Canadians | Reading the fine print (July 2014)Feds create health care innovation advisory panel | pilot projects aims to help Alberta stroke patients (June 2014)The fuss about membership-based massage | Transforming public health-care spending (June 2014)Arthritis study show sufferers lack exercise | 2015 Canada Games seeks volunteer RMTs (June 2014)Vitamin D helps manage chronic pain | CMTBC elects new chair | Study finds massage helps with low-back pain (June 2014)Athletic therapy not just for athletes | New spam law a deal breaker (June 2014)New Brunswick gears up for regulation | Ontario rejoins CMTA | Alberta wants residents to talk about wellness (May 2014)Tiger Woods' back injury | Aging communities focus of natural health conference | Turn first impressions into marketing tool (May 2014)Massage for burns, low back pain | Calgary cleans up illegal body-rub centres | Ashiatsu massage comes to Canada (May 2014)Stem cell technique regrows lost muscle | Research grants recipients announced (May 2014)Digital marketing to boost your practice | Ontario clarifies language proficiency rule | Exit strategy for your business (April 2014)New study confirms health benefits of massage | State of massage therapy in Western Canada | Social media use for RMTs (April 2014)Queen's medalist | Pain study for massage therapists | Investigating salt (April 2014)Massage therapy for PTSD | Snub professional snobbery | Manage cash flow for practice success (April 2014)Research literacy for massage therapists | RMTs need bigger voice in health-care | New study in low back pain (April 2014)B.C. highlights new tax-exempt health services | Alberta holds info session on regulation (March 2014)Clustering fibromyalgia patients for better treatment | National accreditation website launched | Too small for tech (March 2014)Assuring quality of massage therapy through research | New research project explores effects of massage on chronic pain (March 2014)Top tips for creating professional portfolios | RMTAO appoints new exec | Massage therapy for health improvement (March 2014)Top 10 spa treatments from around the world | Federal government funds collaborative health care study (February 2014)Let the Games begin | Pain database eyed | Dealing with cancer diagnosisLet the Games begin | Pain database eyed | Dealing with cancer diagnosis (February 2014)Preventing soccer concussions in kids | Health-care integration for massage therapy rises | Alberta's new health regulation (February 2014)Volunteers needed for fibromyalgia study | 10,000 cancer data released to researchers | Performance Health buys Bon Vital (February 2014)Professional liability coverage | Putting pain aside | Economic gains good for massage, says report (January 2014)Marketing your massage practice | 94-year-old teaches about aging well | Unconventional career paths for RMTs (January 2014)Quest for regulation | New book on healthy eating | Calling for increased access to research findings (January 2014)Trends and outlook for RMT | Career fulfillment in spa practice | Integrating health care (January 2014)Massage therapy regulation in New Brunswick | SC to rule on sex trade laws | Add value to your practice (December 2013)Choosing a domain name for your practice | Business case for collaboration | Why regulation matters (December 2013)New research foundation for massage therapy | Putting a dollar value to your practice | RMT registration renewal fee hike approved (December 2013)Alberta’s new MS plan | Montreal mayor cracks down on erotic massage parlours | Defining professional boundaries (November 2013)New study on lymphedema treatment | Get paid for social media efforts | Whole new level of healing (November 2013)One on one with Kinesio Tape founder | Alberta’s research focus | Tanning bed legislation passes (November 2013)Working with gloves | Massage for pregnant patients | Laser therapy for your practice (November 2013)Take your vocation on vacation | Massage therapy for stress | RMTAO CEO resigns (October 2013)Touching addiction | Caring for patient data | Discount coupons giving RMT a bad name (October 2013)National accreditation for RMTs proposed | Light therapy for cancer fatigue | Claims concerns in health insurance (October 2013)Forum tackles insurance fraud | Touching addiction | Moving RMT forward (October 2013)Canadian Forces and mental health | B.C. promotes health regulators | Blog: Massage therapy in the digital age (October 2013)Canadian Forces and mental health | B.C. promotes health regulators | Blog: Massage therapy in the digital age (October 2013)CMTA wants to get Ontario back | MS patient refuses to give up (September 2013)Gender affects risk of RSI | Earnings survey for RMTs (September 2013)Canadians favour health-care strategy for seniors | Dogs helping Pa. researchers | Access to family care for 24 Alta. families (August 2013)National Accreditation | Ontario insurers must pay HST | New CMTBC website coming (August 2013)Call for Pain Management Conference proposals | CMTO will take renewals online (July 2013)CMTO proposes exam fee increase | NHPCA leadership | AMTA early bird registration (July 2013)Canadian Massage Conference | MT education national accreditation | MTAA acknowledges supporters (June 2013)Health Transformation Seminar | Acupuncture regulation (June 2013)Research about MT for pain | Little Kids in Vietnam (May 2013)Last day to register for MTAA AGM | Hot Stone Therapy certification (May 2013)Pure Encapsulations shows 'PureLove' for Boston | National accreditation for MT education (April 2013)Education National Accreditation Bulletin | Innovations in Laser Therapy Symposium (April 2013)Support MT research | Registration open for MTAA conference (April 2013)International Sport Massage Diploma Program | Adapted yoga for back pain (March 2013)2013 International Massage Therapy Research Conference | NAALT conference highlights (March 2013)Human Touch returns to Canada | Massage Therapy students can apply for scholarship program (February 2013)Contemporary Medical Acupuncture courses | Telus Health and Desjardins team up for health professionals (February 2013)Massage Therapy Coalition Gathers | PatientCal Online Booking Software (January 2013)Geoffrey Bove seminar in Nova Scotia | Dry needling for pain (January 2013)'Massage therapists without borders' project in Quebec | Auth Method Home Study on sale until Dec. 31 (December 2012)HealthAware connects you to potential clients | Online continuing education courses (November 2012)Liddle Kidz Canadian training dates for 2013 | CSMTA – 25 years (November 2012)Allen receives 2012 Humanitarian Award | AMTA survey results are in! (October 2012)Canadian RMTs honoured | FirstLine Therapy Certification Event in Vancouver (October 2012)2012 Canadian Massage Conference | Massage Therapy and Canadians' Health Care Needs 2020 (October 2012)Canadian RMT in U.K. for breast cancer awareness | MTAM legislative initiative update (September 2012)Massage therapy e-mail scam | Practitioner Case Report Contest deadline approaching (September 2012)Evidence Informed Management of Low Back Pain | Launch of The Fascia Research Society (August 2012)Editorial changes at IJTMB | Expanding your practice (August 2012)Manual lymph drainage courses for RMTs | Contemporary acupuncture for health professionals (July 2012)CSMTA 25th AGM and Conference | 2012 Student Case Report Contest winners (July 2012)Manulife requests for NHPC members' information | Free webinar from Metagenics (June 2012)The original stone therapy training | Unique stretching tool offers options to increase flexibility (June 2012)National Health Practitioners of Canada AGM and Workshop | One Concept award winner donates to MTF (May 2012)Free case report how-to e-book | 2012 CCMTS Conference and AGM (May 2012)NHPC Conference in Banff – not too late to register! | Massage in Schools Canadian training dates, 2012 (May 2012)MTF Practitioner Case Report Contest Now Open | CE credits for RMTs trained in Graston Technique (April 2012)New book by Dr. Robert Schleip | Performance Health supports Athletes in Action (April 2012)Registration Open for Innovations in Laser Therapy | Certification Programs to Address Metabolic Syndrome (March 2012)Winners announced for Practitioner Case Report Contest | New website for FQM (March 2012)TMJ Mastery goes to B.C. | MTF unveils website (February 2012)International Massage Therapy Research Conference | Third International Fascia Research Congress (February 2012)Learn to work with fascia | New book on forearm massage (January 2012)Equine massage information sessions | A Canada with no health accord? (January 2012)Textbook integrates research and practice for RMTs | AMTA elects national board (December 2011)Research Symposium at Fascia Conference | Structural Myofascial Therapy 2012 courses (November 2011)AMTA participates in ISPA panel | Canadian therapist invited to Hollings Cancer Center (November 2011)
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