Listen in as we discuss "The Impact of Massage Therapy on Function in Pain Populations—A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials: Part I, Patients Experiencing Pain in the General Population.
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As an avid research scientist and licensed massage therapist, I am always looking to stay abreast of the latest health research and treatment advances in healthcare. So, needless to say, it was with eager enthusiasm that I recently attended the 2016 International Massage Therapy Research Conference (IMTRC) held in Seattle, Washington. Hosted by the Massage Therapy Foundation (MTF), this triennial event is one that brings together practitioners, educators, students, researchers, and healthcare professionals from all around the world.
“If a small school in a small town in a small country at the bottom of the world can do this, so can anyone.” - Dr. Jo Smith, on the massage therapy degree program she has created in Invercargill, NZ.
Family of Woodstock is the United Way Agency that provides services to the Mid Hudson Valley, New York. In 2011 Healthcare is a Human Right, operating under the umbrella of Family of Woodstock, received a $5,000 Community Service Grant from the Massage Therapy Foundation, with which it founded its Free Bodywork & Holistic Clinics for Homeless & Disrupted Individuals at Family of Woodstock's homeless shelter in Kingston, the Darmstadt Shelter. The clinics were coordinated by Susan Weeks, founder of Healthcare is a Human Right, who discusses the Massage Therapy Foundation grant and the population it helped serve.
Since the International Massage Therapy Research Conference is right around the corner, we wanted to give you a taste of what the experience is like. Do not take our word for it... listen to what these previous attendees have to say!
I took some time to sit down with Tracy Walton. She is the author of our most recently published eBook, 5 Myths and Truths about Massage Therapy: Letting Go without Losing Heart.
As a teacher, I know how challenging it can be for students to prepare to take the exam for licensure and/or certification. So, I am happy the Massage Therapy Foundation asked me to write about an app to help you prepare.
Listen in as we discuss "Perceptions of Massage Therapists Participating in a Randomized Controlled Trial."
Marcy Cook is preparing to run an experience of a lifetime…the 2016 Boston Marathon. She is running on behalf of the Massage Therapy Foundation as part of the John Hancock Non-Profit Marathon Program.