In a previous article outlining how/where to find associates, I made the point that most of us are in this profession to make a difference in people’s lives. I believe this difference should also include a reflection of our own needs:
April 19, 2010 – With the development of the X-ray, the spine was presented as a disembodied stack of bones. Discs and other soft tissues are invisible in these images.
WEB EXCLUSIVE Overcoming Back Pain The spine has been the subject of endless study and debate. Back pain is a universal complaint, unfortunately, treatments aimed at treating this have been unsuccessful, or provide only a short-term solution for this condition.
The Back-T-Back carrying bag is designed to load on the spinal axis to improve and train good posture, body mechanics and balance while reducing pain and providing ease and security in carrying every day items.
NEW PRODUCT Award-winning Back-T-Pack carrying bag The Back-T-Back carrying bag is designed to load on the spinal axis to improve and train good posture, body mechanics and balance while reducing pain and providing ease and security in carrying everyday items.
March 19 – The Massage Therapy Foundation is pleased to announce that they have received a $30,000 grant from the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM).
March 12, Toronto, ON – Rogers Cable, a division of Rogers Communications Inc. will be featuring Registered Massage Therapist, Paul Lewis on Daytime for the second time on Monday, March 15, 2010.
March 8, Toronto, ON – The Ontario Massage Therapist Association (OMTA) announces a one-day continuing education event to be held at the Canadian College of Massage and Hydrotherapy in Toronto, on Sunday, March 14, 2010.
NEWS HIGHLIGHT Lumbo-pelvic Motor Control Deficits Seminar The Ontario Massage Therapists Association (OMTA) announces a one-day continuing education event to be held at the Canadian College of Massage and Hydrotherapy in Toronto, on Sunday, March 14.
March 4, Evanston, IL - The Massage Therapy Foundation Board of Trustees is proud to announce that Ruth Werner of Layton, Utah is their newly elected president. Werner’s term as president will be from March, 1, 2010 through February 28, 2012.
Feb 17, 2010 Evanston, IL - Seven world-renowned researchers and clinicians in the field of integrative health care will give keynote presentations at “Highlighting Massage Therapy in Complementary and Integrative Medicine Research,” hosted by the Massage Therapy Foundation at the Red Lion Hotel in Seattle WA from May 13-15, 2010.
Welcome to Massage Therapy Canada Happy New Year and welcome to your first free biweekly e-newsletter from Massage Therapy Canada. In this newsletter, we would like to announce the launch of our new website. Please visit www.massagetherapycanada.com to enter the next generation of information portal especially designed for massage therapy professionals.
Dec. 29, 2009 – Massage therapy benefits people who suffer from eating disorders, including bulimia and anorexia. New research shows that 10 to 15 percent of North American females have maladaptive eating behaviours and attitudes.
Dec. 16, 2009, Chattanooga, TN – Magister Corporation was recently named master distributor for the Acuforce International line of massage therapy tools. Magister will immediately be responsible for sales and support for the entire line of products.
Nov. 10, 2009 – While seasoned massage therapists may take their sense of touch for granted, those newer to the profession quickly learn that palpating human tissue is no simple task.
In this issue of Massage Therapy Canada, we highlight massage therapists in the spa setting. There are varying opinions about the “professional environment” for massage therapy; how it should or should not be represented and which modalities are considered to be complementary or contradictory.
My name is Mario Di Girolamo and in 1997 I graduated from the Professional Institute of Massage Therapy in Winnipeg, Man. In the first eight years of my career I worked for myself in athletic gyms and chiropractic clinics. For the past four years I have been working in the spa industry at Ten Spa.
It’s mid afternoon and I am taking the case history from a new client; nothing unusual, especially at the beginning of a brand new practice. Also not unusual, my confidence as a therapist was being somewhat tested by my recent entry into the ‘real world.’ I was missing that comfort of having a supervisor around (as in public clinic at school) from whom I could always get assistance with assessing a client.
Grace’s Story must surely touch us with a resounding sadness.
As registered massage therapists, we spend more time with our clients than most primary health practitioners. As a result, we may be the first to recognize symptoms associated with more serious conditions.
Study uncovers key protein linked with osteoarthritis in agingA study from scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI),…
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Officials eye acupuncture as alternative to opioidsPROVIDENCE, R.I. – Marine veteran Jeff Harris was among the…
Researchers study virtual reality to solve phantom painFREDERICTON – Imagine losing a limb. Now imagine suffering from…
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