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Massage therapy enters Uber space

The recently launched Massago app for mobile RMT service in the GTA hopes to address an underserved portion of the massage therapy market. According to CEO Allan Skok, Massago is the first and only mobile app in Canada that has partnered exclusively with RMTs. It aims to primarily target people who want or are in need of massage therapy but just don't have the time to book and wait for an appointment. >> Read full article

New report warns increasingly unsustainable health care spending by provinces

Provincial government spending on health care is projected to increase significantly over the next two decades triggering higher taxes, larger deficits, and/or reduced spending on other services, finds a new study released today by the Fraser Institute, an independent, non-partisan Canadian public policy think-tank. >> Read full article

Two new Massage Addict clinics to open in Ottawa

Ottawa business owners Lucille Perrault and Larry Poirier seem to be riding the wave of one of the fastest growing membership-based registered massage therapy companies in Canada. They have already opened one Massage Addict clinic in Westboro, with another opening on Bank St. in Ottawa this year, and three more clinics set to open by the end of 2017. >> Read full article

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Self-care improves chronic pain management outcomes: experts

Self-care improves chronic pain management outcomes: experts

The National Pain Strategy, released this year by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, places strong emphasis on self management and patient education as critical pathways for improving treatment of chronic pain, especially the leading malady, back pain. At the recent American Pain Society's Annual Scientific Meeting, researchers representing the Veterans Affairs and North American Spine Foundation discussed implications of the National Pain Strategy for improving pain management and reducing disability. >> Learn More…

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Featured Speaker: Andrew Lewarne, executive director, Registered Massage Therapists Association of Ontario.

The RMTAO continues to implement programs and initiatives aimed at helping massage therapy professionals succeed in their practice and promote increased participation of RMTs in the broader health-care spectrum. RMTAO executive director Andrew Lewarne will provide an update on these initiatives and the resources available for RMTs to pursue better collaboration with other health practitioners and stakeholders.

When: June 5, 2016
Where: Grand Victorian Conference Centre, Mississauga, Ont.
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 Event Calendar 

Massage Therapy Canada Business Forum 2016

June 5, 2016
Location: Grand Victorian Convention Centre, Mississauga, Ont. >> More Info

2016 NHPC National Conference

June 9-12, 2016
Location: The Westin Calgary, Calgary, Alta. >> More Info