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Yoga may benefit kids with cancer: study

A yoga program for children with cancer can be carried out even during cancer treatment, and has quality of life benefits for the children as well as their parents, suggests a study in Rehabilitation Oncology.

Research on Alberta’s long quest for regulation

Regulation advocate and veteran massage therapist Beth Barberree explores the leadership strategies required to advance regulation of massage therapy in the province of Alberta. She presents some highlights from her research in this article.

Opinion: Good news from Alberta

There have been some movements in the push for the regulation of Alberta’s massage therapists. Three massage therapy associations in the province have formed a coalition to restart the process of regulating massage therapy in Alberta, and have jointly submitted an updated application to regulate with the health ministry.

Practice Points: Spa massage an essential thread in massage therapy’s identity

In the episode of Practice Points, Don Dillon tackles the profession's seeming snobbery of massage therapy in spa settings, despite forming part of the profession’s history and evolution.
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Fighting fraud

When Lisa Blanden got a phone call from the insurance company about a client who was claiming more than $3,000 worth of massage therapy treatments, she checked her records and was flabbergasted. She knew the client was being dishonest. In normal situations, spotting any evidence of fraud will cause people to report to authorities or offer up information to support suspicions of irregularities. It’s not so simple, however, for members of the regulated health profession. » Read more...

Elder Abuse Conference 2017

February 2, 2017
Location: MaRS Discovery District, 101 College Street, Toronto, ON » >>Learn More

CONNECT 2017: Connective Tissues in Sports Medicine

March 16-19, 2017
Location: University of Ulm – Germany » >>Learn More

5th International Fascia Research Congress

November 14, 2018
Location: Berlin, Germany » >>Learn More