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July 7, 2015
FEATURED NEWS: VIDEO: Trends in Practice: Pediatric massage
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Research finds men, women process pain differently

The majority of existing research shows that men and women have different sensitivity to pain but the assumption has always been that a common pain circuit exists in both sexes that is altered by circulating hormones like estrogen. New research from the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) challenges the common belief that males and females process pain in the same way. >> Read full article

Brush up on your SEO know-how

In 2015 your SEO efforts should be evolving to reflect the indexing changes that Google and other search engines have adopted. These changes do affect your website ranking, which means they can affect your revenue potential.Doctors in New Brunswick are planning to hold a roundtable discussion in September to address issues around senior care in the province. >> Read full article

Editorial: Let the Games begin

Dozens of massage therapy practitioners are volunteering for the Pan Am/Parapan Am Games, providing much-required massage treatments for the athletes before, during and after the games. It is such an excellent opportunity to showcase the value of massage for the body’s maximum performance. >> Read full article

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VIDEO: Trends in Practice: Pediatric massage

Trends in Practice is a new video series on Massage Therapy Canada offering massage therapy practitioners insights and inputs on the latest in techniques and technologies related to their practice.In this episode, Nicole Nifo, a registered massage therapist who specializes in infant and pregnancy massage talks about ways a practitioner can incorporate an integrated family practice by specializing on massaging the little ones. >> Learn More…

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 Event Calendar 

Functional Integrated Needling for Pain Management

July 25-27, 2015
Location: Toronto >> More Info

Massage Therapy Canada Business Forum

Sept. 12-13, 2015
Location: McMaster Innovation Park, 175 Longwood Road South, Hamilton, ON >> More Info