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Detecting signs of skin cancer in massage therapy practice

The incidence and death rates of malignant melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, have increased significantly among Canadians over the past 25 years. With early detection and treatment, however, the prognosis of skin cancer is favourable. Manual therapists, including massage therapists, are ideally placed to screen for skin cancers among patients in clinical practice.

Massage Therapy Foundation teams up with RMTBC

Massage Therapy Foundation (MTF) announces a new partnership with the Registered Massage Therapists' Association of British Columbia. This collaboration will ensure the continued publication and the future development of the International Journal of Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork. Both organizations are committed to advancing massage therapy research, the MTF said.

Preventing software from causing injury

Workplace injuries don't just come from lifting heavy things or falling off a ladder. People with desk jobs can develop debilitating hand and wrist problems that make it difficult to work, and poorly designed software could be to blame. However, researchers at the Texas A&M School of Public Health are creating tools to that could help develop safer software.

Top doc: Theresa Tam appointed to head Public Health Agency of Canada

Federal Health Minister Jane Philpott has appointed Dr. Theresa Tam as Canada's top doctor, the third person to head the Public Health Agency of Canada since its inception in 2004.

Yoga not inferior to physical therapy for back pain: professor

University of Alabama at Birmingham assistant professor of medicine Dr. Stefan Kertesz, recently co-wrote and published an editorial commentary on a new randomized controlled trial focusing on prescribing yoga for low back pain.
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Money talk: Options for financing practice growth

Running a successful health-care practice requires both medical and business expertise. It is critical to stay on top of day-to-day finances to manage the ups and downs of a competitive market. What happens when the time comes to take the practice to the next level, or an emergency strikes? » Read more...

5th International Fascia Research Congress

November 14-15, 2018
Location: Berlin, Germany
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