Massage therapy for recovering addicts requires more than technique Manual therapists are in a privileged, and important, position to help those recovering from addiction reconnect with their bodies. The diversity of the afflictions reminds practitioners to treat the individual with the disease, not the disease itself.
Caring for patient data makes good business sense Understanding how to properly care for patient personal health information is important because many Canadian registered massage therapists are likely in breach of legislation and may not know it. Practitioners want to better understand the issues so they can ensure their compliance.
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Alberta lays out wellness strategy for illness prevention The Alberta government is releasing a wellness strategy to help make Alberta a healthier place to live, work and raise a family. The strategy aims to improve health outcomes for Albertans by focusing on preventive actions that can be taken to reduce illnesses like heart disease and diabetes.
Discount coupons giving RMTs a bad name: MTABC The Massage Therapists' Association of British Columbia has clarified its position regarding the use of social media and Internet-based discount or coupon schemes by massage therapists, saying it is inappropriate to offer discounts for health-care service.
Alberta researchers test light therapy to help with post-cancer fatigue A new research study involving Alberta Health Services and the University of Calgary is now examining whether light therapy will help people with chronic fatigue who have successfully completed their treatment for cancer. Cancer-related fatigue is reported to be one of the most prevalent and distressing symptoms experienced by cancer patients.