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February 17, 2015
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Quebec’s college of physicians supports massage therapy regulation

The Collège des médecins of Quebec (CMQ), the organization that regulates medical profession in the province, has expressed its support in the regulation and professional supervision of massage therapy in Quebec. >> Read full article

WorkSafeBC’s policy amendments on soft tissue disorders claims

WorkSafeBC’s recent amendments to its policies on activity-related soft tissue disorders – such as carpal tunnel syndrome and bursitis – will take effect March 1, 2015. >> Read full article

Five challenges for bending the health-care cost curve in Canada

Canadian economists received a pleasant surprise recently: expenditure growth on public health care in Canada finally appears to be slowing down. However, it is unclear if this slowdown is the result of explicit success in sustainably bending the cost curve or more short-term cost cutting in response to slower economic growth or future federal health transfers. So is it a blip on the health-care horizon or the beginning of a trend? >> Read full article

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Eating disorders and the benefits of massage therapy

Massage therapy can be a significant influence on patient with eating disorders. Research is showing, increasingly, that manual therapies and acupuncture are a useful adjunct to standard treatments and lead to improved mental health outcomes (decreases in body dissatisfaction). More than this, it is proven that touch deprivation is a contributing factor in eating disorders and that restoration of healthy touch can improve a patient’s brain chemistry. >> Learn More…

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Dynamic Angular Petrissage

March 8, 2015
Location: 330 Dupont StToronto, ON >> More Info

2015 Musculoskeletal Conference

May 29, 2015
Location: Toronto Marriott Bloor Yorkville, Toronto, ON >> More Info

Bowen Therapy Training

April 28, 2015
Location: Waterloo, ON >> More Info