Massage Therapy Foundation Blog

Team MTF - Running for Research Member Spotlight: David Otto

Posted by Mandy Vukits on Wed, Feb 03, 2016 @ 10:00 AM

I recently took some time to find out more about Team MTF - Running for Research member, David Otto. Continue reading to find out more about his story, how he feels about running the 2016 Boston Marathon, and why he is passionate about raising the awareness and funds for the Foundation.

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Massage Therapy for Cervical Degenerative Disc Disease: Alleviating a Pain in the Neck? [Research Perch]

Posted by Mandy Vukits on Wed, Jan 13, 2016 @ 10:00 AM

Listen in as we discuss "Massage Therapy for Cervical Degenerative Disc Disease: Alleviating a Pain in the Neck?"

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Tags: Research Perch, massage therapy, cervical degenerative disc disease

Massage therapy for the greater good and the community

Posted by Mandy Vukits on Wed, Jan 06, 2016 @ 10:00 AM

I had the opportunity to speak with one of our 2015 community service grantees, Kelly Crocken Figi, Founder and Executive Director of Hands to Help, about her project “Massage Therapy for the Elderly, Terminal, and Disabled” and how Hands to Help became an established organization.

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Tags: Community Service, massage therapy

Concussion Treatment Using Massage Techniques: a Case Study [Research Perch]

Posted by Mandy Vukits on Wed, Dec 30, 2015 @ 09:00 AM

Listen in as we discuss "Concussion Treatment Using Massage Techniques: a Case Study".

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Tags: Research Perch, massage therapy

Make Your End of Year Donation Count

Posted by Cliff Korn on Wed, Dec 23, 2015 @ 10:00 AM

Like many non-profit foundations, the Massage Therapy Foundation raises funds for necessary work through various requests for support throughout the year. This includes direct mail and email appeals, fundraising events, sponsorships, and more. These opportunities are how the Foundation asks you, the person most involved in the provision of invaluable therapeutic services, to reinvest hard-earned dollars back into the profession so that it will continue to grow and advance. It is an extremely important endeavor for the Massage Therapy Foundation. The organization spends considerable time and effort informing you of the relevance of its programs to the well-being of you and your clients.

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Tags: massage therapy, donate, end of year giving

The Impact of the Swedish Massage on the Kinesthetic Differentiation in Healthy Individuals [Research Perch]

Posted by Mandy Vukits on Wed, Dec 16, 2015 @ 09:00 AM

Listen in as we discuss "The Impact of the Swedish Massage on the Kinesthetic Differentiation in Healthy Individuals".

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Tags: Research Perch, swedish massage

If I had 10 Million Dollars...

Posted by Ruth Werner on Tue, Dec 08, 2015 @ 03:00 PM

Sometimes I think about this. Truthfully I would probably give it all away, as long as I felt sure my money was used with care and had the best impact it could.

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Tags: massage therapy foundation, massage therapy, annual giving

Development of a Hospital-based Massage Therapy Course at an Academic Medical Center [Research Perch]

Posted by Mandy Vukits on Wed, Dec 02, 2015 @ 10:00 AM

Listen in as we discuss "Development of a Hospital-based Massage Therapy Course at an Academic Medical Center".

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Tags: research, Education, Research Perch, hospital-based massage therapy

Massage Therapy Produces Short-term Improvements in Balance, Neurological, and Cardiovascular Measures in Older Persons [Research Perch]

Posted by Mandy Vukits on Wed, Nov 18, 2015 @ 09:00 AM

Listen in as we discuss "Massage Therapy Produces Short-term Improvements in Balance, Neurological, and Cardiovascular Measures in Older Persons."

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Tags: Research Perch, massage therapy, balance, Cardiovascular Measures, Neurological

Why should researchers submit a scientific submission in support of the 2016 International Massage Therapy Research Conference?

Posted by Nina Cherie Franklin on Tue, Nov 17, 2015 @ 11:59 AM

 

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Tags: research, massage therapy