The location of the therapeutic massage practice office within the walls of your residence and its layout could be problematic.
Sept. 9, 2013 – Canadian retailer Shoppers Drug Mart has launched the company's Arthritis Screening program, an initiative that allows Canadians to work with a pharmacist to help detect and manage arthritis condition at an early stage. Shoppers Drug Mart announced the new program today with Health Minister Rona Ambrose.
PHILADELPHIA — Researchers trying to develop a diagnostic tool for ovarian cancer are hoping the keen sense of smell of man's four-legged best friends will lead them down the right path.
July 9, Fort Worth, TX — The Massage Therapy Foundation (MTF) is organizing a one-day seminar to follow the American Massage Therapy Association's national convention this fall.
After 32 years in practice, working with chronic conditions, I didn’t think I would ever see a therapy so amazing.
May 21, Mississauga, Ont. - Join Metagenics in a free webinar given by Dr. Mark, Hyman, PhD on Thursday, June 13, 2013 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm PST. The webinar is entitled "Diabesity: A Functional Medicine Approach."
May 16, Evanston, Ill. - Pain can negatively affect a person's quality of life and impede recovery from illness or injury. Recent research compiled by the American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA) suggests that massage can be a helpful pain management strategy for manually controlling symptoms in people suffering metastatic cancer and rheumatoid arthritis, among other illnesses, as well as post-cardiac surgery pain.
May 12, Red Dear, AB – It’s not too late to take advantage of the Eager Beaver registration rates for the Massage Therapist Association of Alberta (MTAA) Diamond Anniversary AGM and Conference event to be held November 1-5, 2013 in Kananaskis, AB. Eager Beaver rates apply until May 15!
Apr. 29, Mississauga, Ont. – Paul Lewis, RMT, spoke about massage therapy (MT) as a complimentary treatment managing discomfort and pain in joints, muscles hands and feet before during and after the rehabilitation process in patients with Guillan-Barre syndrome (GBS) at the GNS/CIPD Foundation Canadian National Conference, held at the Delta Meadowvale Hotel on April 26-28, 2013.
Apr. 11, Kamloops, BC – In January 2013 the Federation of Massage Therapy Regulatory Authorities of Canada (FOMTRAC), established a contract with a consultant to create a stakeholder-driven action plan for national accreditation.
Whether we are students learning in a classroom setting, or health-care practitioners building a patient base, we need clarity when initially assessing new patients.
Many are the challenges of a career in health care. Ethics – in particular, boundaries – is one area that is intangible yet cannot be ignored under any circumstances.
Is massage therapy a complementary and alternative (CAM) specialty?
Feb 13, Long Beach, CA – Human Touch, manufacturers of Perfect Chair Recliners, and other wellness solutions, is pleased to announce the return of their products to Canada through Better Distribution.
Jan. 15, Cambridge, Mass. – A 2012 report issued by Harvard Medical School endorses massage therapy for patients with low back pain (LBP).
The cancer patient has many time-sensitive decisions to make. This article’s objective is to enlighten RMTs, who may find themselves working with a patient facing cancer, about the patient’s experience before and while they seek massage therapy treatment.
Pink bands in a crisscross pattern on a tennis player’s shoulder, blue strips surrounding a cyclist’s knee, a red streak along a hurdler’s Achilles tendon: clearly athletes, Olympic and otherwise, subscribe to the use of elastic therapeutic, or kinesiology, tape.
Nov. 23, Toronto, Ont. – The Spinal Program at the Krembil Neuroscience Centre within Toronto’s University Health Network is pleased to present the 11th Annual Charles H. Tator - Barbara Turnbull Lectureship Series in Spinal Cord Injury to be held on Friday, November 30.
As health-care professionals, we are required to have new patients complete a health history in order to ensure we develop an accurate treatment plan.
The discipline of sport massage was originally developed with the intent to provide specific therapy geared towards athletes who required aid in preparing their bodies for big events, recovery from those events and generalized prevention and treatment of injuries. The modern idea of sport-specific massage came about in Europe around 1900 and was first notably used at the 1924 Paris Olympics.1
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