Longer, frequent massages improve chronic neck pain: study Results of a recent study found that multiple 60-minute massages per week were more effective than fewer or shorter sessions for people with chronic neck pain.
National accreditation body for massage education now accepting board nominations The new Canadian Massage Therapy Council For Accreditation (CMTCA) has commenced the nomination process for its initial board of directors. The CMTCA has listed a number of documents on its website that outlines the nomination process and timeline and provide information for those who are considering putting their names forward.
Featured Session: Research literacy: Enhancing our professional credibility Speaker: Jennifer Bloch, RMT
As the profession increases its research capacity, there is a need for practitioners to learn how to use research and evidence-based literature to their advantage and to support the efficacy of what they do. Understanding how research can translate to your practice success is key.
Attend this session and other great educational events at the 2014 Massage Therapy Canada Business Forum on Sept. 14, 2014 at the Holiday Inn Burlington Hotel and Conference Centre.
This one-day educational event is approved by the CMTO for 2.5 continuing education credits.
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New mobile payment tool for on-the-go RMTs, small businesses Massage therapists have a new convenient option for processing client payments. Amazon is taking direct aim at mobile payment systems such as Square by introducing the Amazon Local Register, a credit-card processing device and mobile app designed to help small business owners accept payments through their smartphones and tablets.
Feds wants stronger warning labels on prescription painkillers: Ambrose The federal government is putting stronger warninglabels on extended-release painkillers like OxyContin in an effort to prevent the abuse of opioids, according to Health Minister Rona Ambrose.