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Setting The Groundwork for Evidence-Based Practice: 10 Influential Researcher

Setting The Groundwork for Evidence-Based Practice: 10 Influential Researcher Evidence-based practice is a process intended to optimize decision-making by emphasizing the use of evidence from well designed research. This includes the use of logical reasoning and the gathering of ideas and knowledge from many overlapping disciplines.This is a list of ten influential researchers that will help to set the groundwork for an evidence-based approach.ONE - Amanda BaskwillAmanda Baskwill is The Associate Dean of Allied Health at Humber College in Toronto […]

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Massage Therapy Is Safe and Effective At All Stages of Pregnancy

More to ExploreChaillet, N., Belaid, L., ... Bonapace, J. (2014). Nonpharmacologic approaches for pain management during labor compared with usual care: a meta-analysis. Birth.https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24761801Chamorro Comesaña, A., Suárez Vicente, M.D., ... Pilat, A. (2017). Effect of myofascial induction therapy on post-c-section scars, more than one and a half years old. Pilot study. J Bodyw Mov Ther. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28167179Field, T., Figueiredo, B., ... Ascencio, A. (2008). Massage therapy reduces pain in pregnant women, alleviates prenatal depression in both parents and improves their relationships. J […]

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Massage Therapy Is Safe and Effective At All Stages of Pregnancy

More to ExploreChaillet, N., Belaid, L., ... Bonapace, J. (2014). Nonpharmacologic approaches for pain management during labor compared with usual care: a meta-analysis. Birth.https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24761801Chamorro Comesaña, A., Suárez Vicente, M.D., ... Pilat, A. (2017). Effect of myofascial induction therapy on post-c-section scars, more than one and a half years old. Pilot study. J Bodyw Mov Ther. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28167179Field, T., Figueiredo, B., ... Ascencio, A. (2008). Massage therapy reduces pain in pregnant women, alleviates prenatal depression in both parents and improves their relationships. J […]

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Research Literacy For Massage Therapists

Research Literacy For Massage TherapistsA recent survey of Registered Massage Therapists in Ontario indicated that research awareness is one of the top priorities for the massage profession (Baskwill & Dore. 2016) Since the use of research evidence in clinical decision-making is a core skill for health care practice. It is important that students learn to think critically and evaluate research as part of their entry to practice program. However, there are a number of limitations to incorporating research into an […]

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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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