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Chronic pain and the opioid crisis

Canada's unresolved pain problems have contributed to the growing opioid crisis that continues to result in thousands of deaths across the country. One in five Canadians suffer from chronic pain. Many in the health care community agree when it comes to effective and sustainable chronic pain management, there is no one magic pill or one treatment to rule them all.

Trusting touch

For more than 16 years, registered massage therapist Chris O’Connor worked with people going through various mental health issues. He says he has seen firsthand the benefits of massage therapy as part of a holistic, complementary approach to addressing mental health challenges.

Workers comp programs fight addiction among injured workers

A number of U.S. states are taking steps through their workers compensation systems to stem the overprescribing of the powerful painkillers to workers injured on the job, while helping those who became hooked to avoid potentially deadly consequences.
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Deep Tissue Massage

Deep Tissue Massage describes how to use 83 compressive and stretching techniques in ways that are safe and effective for you and your clients.
The reference contains step-by-step guidelines and over 165 colour photos, which will help you deliver comfortable and satisfying massages to your clients. The techniques are organized by the part of the body being massaged (trunk, lower limbs, and upper limbs) and by the positioning of the client (three-quarter lying, supine, prone, and seated).
Deep Tissue Massage explains techniques for avoiding overuse of your hands by incorporating the forearms, fists, and elbows. A photo gallery index provides a quick reference for treatment ideas or for checking technique. >> Learn More
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Scale up: Grow beyond your delivery-of-care model

Dynamic Health Therapy, owned and operated by Sean-Michael Latimour, a registered massage therapist, and his wife Adrianne, has become a focal point of health and wellness in Keswick, Ont. What’s more, the couple has figured out how to scale up and create a highly lucrative business model. » Read more...

Ontario CSMTA Educaton Conference and AGM

May 6-7, 2017
Location: ITC Kikkawa College, Toronto
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5th International Fascia Research Congress

November 14, 2018
Location: Berlin, Germany
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