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Setting the Groundwork for Evidence-Based Massage: Clinic Resource

Setting the Groundwork for Evidence-Based Massage: Clinic ResourceThis post is part of a series of educational resources to help massage therapists develop their clinical reasoning skills.Exams for Specific Regions from Stanford Medicine• Shoulder Pain• Iliotibial Band Syndrome• Knee Pain• Ankle & Foot Pain• Low Back PainPeripheral Neurological Examination• Dermatomes Upper Limb• Myotomes Upper Limb• Dermatomes Lower Limb• Myotomes Lower LimbYouTube Videos: Treatment & Assessment • Massage Sloth - Massage therapy treatment tips and tricks• MSK Medicine - Musculoskeletal assessments• Physiotutors - Common assess and treatment methods• Health Care Triage - News and comments on evidence based medicineFacebook […]

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Extender Blogs, West Cohort

Personal Learning Networks for Massage Therapists

Personal Learning Networks  for massage therapists Building Your Personal Learning NetworkThe RMT Education Project is an initiative that is working to promote the benefits of massage therapy to an international audience. In this post I have to put together curated selection of videos, articles, and podcasts that will help massage therapists establish an online presence and grow their personal learning network.Facebook Groups for Massage Therapists• Canadian RMT News & Discussions• Exploring Pain Science • Registered Massage Therapists' Association of Ontario • Pain Science for Canadian RMTSTwitter […]

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Extender Blogs, West Cohort

The guidelines on low back pain are clear: drugs and surgery should be the last resort

The guidelines on low back pain are clear: drugs and surgery should be the last resort Most people with low back pain aren’t getting the most effective treatment. from shutterstock.com Sandra Grace, Southern Cross University; Roger Mark Engel, Macquarie University, and Subramanyam R Vemulpad, Macquarie University Low back pain is the leading cause of disability worldwide and is becoming more common as our population ages. Most people who have an episode of low back pain recover within six weeks, but […]

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