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July 14, 2015
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Study probes long-term health effects of prolonged standing

Recent research has warned of the health detriments associated with sitting for long stretches of time at the office, but what about the nearly half of all employees worldwide who are required to stand for more than 75 per cent of their workdays? >> Read full article

Preventing player injury focus of new NBA, GE Healthcare research partnership

Seeking further ways to prevent injuries, the NBA is joining with GE Healthcare to promote research that could benefit players' health. The focus of the research will be on acute and overuse musculoskeletal injuries, which affect muscles, nerves, tendons, joints and cartilage and are caused or worsened by factors such as repetition and force. >> Read full article

Breaking down ill perceptions

Practitioners and their advocate associations can do something about the ill reputation of massage therapy in the marketplace. Contributor Don Dillon offers three suggestions. >> Read full article

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Sports focus takes massage therapy to new heights

For some massage therapists, having the rare opportunity to work alongside elite athletes in major sporting events involves two essential factors: skill and circumstance. Explore the potential of pursuing sports specialty to expand your practice. >> Learn More…

 
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Functional Integrated Needling for Pain Management

July 25-27, 2015
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Massage Therapy Canada Business Forum

Sept. 12-13, 2015
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