The Canadian Home Care Association (CHCA), the national association for home care stakeholders in Canada, and CBI Health Group, a leader in rehabilitation and integrated community healthcare services, have announced a new collaborative partnership. CBI Health Group is taking on a new and unique role as CHCA Home Care Knowledge Network Innovation Seeker.
Here are five things to know about the Zika virus and its rapid and explosive spread in the Americas, which the World Health Organization calls a global emergency that poses a public health threat to other parts of the world.
Depressive symptoms are common in the first year after people have been injured at work, and the first six months appear to be particularly important to an injured worker's future mental health, a new study by Toronto-based Institute of Work and Health (IWH) found.
More than 100 million people in the U.S. alone have pain that won't go away. Many of these chronic pain sufferers fail to get relief from pills, shots and even surgery, while others temporarily trade the pain for side effects such as drowsiness or digestive problems. Unfortunately, too many become addicted to medications while trying to relieve their pain.
A new study has shed light on how cancer patients’ attitudes and beliefs drive the use of complementary and alternative medicine. Published early online in Cancer, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society, the findings may help hospitals develop more effective and accessible integrative oncology services for patients.
It can take weeks or months to completely recover from a flare-up of low back pain. Adding massage to conventional back care can reduce pain and speed the return to normal activities, explains the March 2015 issue of Harvard Men's Health Watch.
Move over tennis elbow. These days, texting and gaming hands may just be the more likely-to-complain-about leisure-based strain.
Everything is vibration and has a frequency. These statements are commonplace these days in light of the popularity of quantum physics and the otherwise “unseen.” Massage therapists and body workers have known for years the subtle nuances of vibration, invisible to the eye but notable to the touch or intuitive sense.
The Edmonton telephone book lists more than 200 therapeutic massage therapy practices of all types.
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