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.
Massage Therapy Foundation Blog
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.
I recently took some time to find out more about Team MTF - Running for Research member, Nicole Bucar. Continue reading to find out more about her story, how she feels about running the 2016 Boston Marathon, and why she is passionate about raising awareness and funds for the Foundation.
Listen in as we discuss "Report of the NIH Task Force on Research Standards for Chronic Low Back Pain."
Cardiovascular disease (or heart disease) is the leading cause of disability and death worldwide, responsible for over 17 million global fatalities across gender and racial/ethnic lines. Although the development of heart disease is complex and genetically influenced, well over 80 percent of deadly and debilitating heart attacks and strokes could be prevented with simple lifestyle changes.