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NEW PRODUCT New from Mentholatum The Mentolatum Company of Canada, Ltd. introduces Deep Relief, the new brand name of the Deep Cold and Deep Heating products that have been trusted by Canadians for over 50 years.
Sept. 8, Los Angeles, CA – An article in the Los Angeles Times Business Section cites the results of a U.S. national survey demonstrating that more hospitals are integrating massage therapy into patient care.
Fascia – the soft-tissue component of connective tissue – weaves its way throughout the body, enveloping, investing and supporting various musculoskeletal elements.
Part 1 of this article provided an overview of scope of practice, assessment and consent, and general treatment considerations regarding massage therapy for post-operative patients who have underdone breast procedures. Part 2 of the article will provide an in-depth discussion of self-care exercises for these patients, as well as treatment approaches the author uses and the rationale for techniques and modalities utilized.
July 19, Mississauga, Ont. – Registered Massage Therapist, Paul Lewis, and a team of RMTs will be participating in a pilot project with VIA Rail to provide in-chair massage during select routes over the coming weeks.
NEWS HIGHLIGHT Next stop: in-chair massage on a train? Registered massage therapist Paul Lewis and a team of RMTs will be participating in a pilot project with Via Rail to provide in-chair massage during select routes over the coming weeks.
NEWS HIGHLIGHT A new foundation that will help cancer patients On May 18, the Fédération québécoise des massothérapeutes, officially launched a new foundation called the Fondation québécoise de la massothérapie.
NEWS HIGHLIGHT 2013 MTF research conference announced The Massage Therapy Foundation announces its 2013 research conference to be held from April 25-27, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts.
NEWS HIGHLIGHT Canadian Therapists Directory Launched Vonavo Media Group Inc., a Toronto-based investment company, has launched a brand new online directory focused on therapists listings.
April 29, Evanston, IL – The American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA) announces a new collaboration with the Penny George Institute for Health and Healing at Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis, MN. The collaboration focuses on research analyses of the effectiveness of therapeutic massage in care provided to in-patients in the hospital from July 2005 through December 2009.
NEWS HIGHLIGHT Research analyzes efficacy of massage in integrated care The American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA) announces a new collaboration with the Penny George Institute for Health and Healing at Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis, Minn.
April 21, Victoria BC – The Dr. Vodder School – International in Vancouver announces its 2011 Canadian dates for courses in The Dr.Vodder Method of Manual Lymph Drainage and Combined Decongestive Therapy.
NEWS HIGHLIGHT Manual lymph drainage courses – 2011 schedule The Dr. Vodder School – International in Vancouver announces its 2011 Canadian dates for courses in The Dr. Vodder Method of Manual Lymph Drainage and Combined Decongestive Therapy.
MasSheets introduces its new line of environmentally friendly massage therapy table sheets.
NEW PRODUCT New massage therapy table sheets MasSheets introduces its new line of environmentally friendly massage therapy table sheets.
NEWS HIGHLIGHT 'Chairs for Charity' events raise funds for Japan Paul Lewis, RMT, has partnered with friends, colleagues and companies in Canada, Europe and the U.S. to offer wellness-related events featuring chair massage treatments and/or fitness classes, with proceeds going via the Red Cross to help those in Japan.
NEWS HIGHLIGHT Myofascial Release 2011 seminar dates The Myofascial Release Treatment Centres and Seminars announces dates for 2011 sessions for health professionals.
Feb. 23, 2011 – If you have clients who suffer from back muscle knots or if you have ever recommended using a tennis ball for muscle knot relief, you may be interested in this product.
NEW PRODUCT Introducing the new Back Ball If you have clients who suffer from back muscle knots or if you have ever recommended using a tennis ball for muscle knot relief, you may be interested in this product.
Feb. 4, London, UK - FutureMedicine Ltd has today announced the launch of Pain Management – a new bimonthly title that will present findings, analysis and commentary on the battle with acute and chronic pain.

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