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A List of Systematic Reviews of Massage Therapy

Massage therapy is a clinically-oriented healthcare option, that is increasingly being used alongside standard medical care to help manage a number of symptoms. In this post I wanted to highlight a number of recent systematic reviews that support the use of massage therapy. What is a Systematic Review? Designed by Jessica Kaufman, Cochrane Consumers & Communication Review Group, Centre for Health Communication & Participation, La Trobe University, 2011. Systematic reviews are used as part of an evidence-based model of care […]

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Massage for Muscles of The Eye

Image Credit - Beer et al. 2016 (Creative Commons 4.0) For people who suffer frequent headaches or sinus pressure, massage for the muscles of the eyes may provide relief of symptoms.Using the image above as a reference, structures to keep in mind while assessing and treating patients suffering from headaches may include neurovascular structures and investing fascia of: the frontalis muscle (FM), oblique head of the corrugator supercilii (CSMO), transverse head of the corrugator supercilii (CSM-T), depressor supercilii (DSM), procerus […]

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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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