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Studies highlight heart benefits of massage therapy
Many already view massage as an important approach to relieving muscle pain or as a means to relax. However, working with a qualified massage therapist can also play a significant role in improving cardiovascular health as evidenced by a growing body of research, according to the American Massage Therapy Association.
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Work-related MSD on the decline in Ontario: IWH study
Work-related musculoskeletal disorders are declining in Ontario along with other more traumatic job-related injuries, according to a study by the Institute for Work & Health. The study was published online this week by the journal Occupational and Environmental Medicine.
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New study to probe gender factors in work injury, health risks
A Toronto scientist has launched a five-year research program that aims to look at how gender-related factors affect differences in work injury risks, return-to-work and illnesses between male and female workers.
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Opinion: Teaching students to see through their hands
Teaching assessment can be a way of teaching more than tests, we can teach living anatomy through palpation. We can teach how to have X-ray vision, to see the motion of bones through flesh. Starting a clinical assessment course at the very beginning of a massage therapy program has the benefit of immediately getting the student thinking in those terms.
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Canadian massage therapist to teach medical students in England
Canadian registered massage therapist Paul Lewis will be lecturing to second-year medical students at the University of Warwick Medical School in the U.K. this November.
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