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Putting patients first can save our health system

It's no secret: Ontario is getting older. The number of seniors in our province has been steadily increasing and over the next twenty years, will double. Including factors like increased use of health services and evolving technology, this will result in a substantial increase in demand across the health system. Those services will cost money.

Helping children thrive after cancer

As if it weren't hard enough to fight cancer as a kid, childhood cancer survivors are at a higher risk of developing physical and emotional difficulties once their treatment is complete. Dr. Smita Dandekar, director of the Pediatric Cancer Survivorship Clinic at Penn State Children's Hospital, said it's important to connect young survivors with follow-up care and resources.

Study shows paralyzed patient regains voluntary motor function

A research participant at the University of Louisville with a complete spinal cord injury, who had lost motor function below the level of the injury, has regained the ability to move his legs voluntarily and stand six years after his injury.
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Soft Tissue Release: Reducing Pain & Improving Performance

The all-encompassing nature of this connective tissue is becoming increasingly fascinating to bodywork practitioners of all kinds, including massage therapists, physical therapists, chiropractors, osteopaths, orthopedic nurses and doctors, and sports therapists.

The Soft Tissue Release Handbook is aimed at practicing therapists who wish to address the soft tissues precisely and effectively, whether as an adjunct to existing bodywork techniques or as a treatment modality in itself. The skills presented in this book can be immediately applied in the clinic with existing and new clients. >> Order Now!
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Study finds brain changes still occuring in teen athletes months after concussion

A new Canadian study suggests teenage athletes who sustain concussions may still be experiencing brain changes even after they have been cleared to return to play. Researchers at Western University's Schulich School of Medicine examined 17 bantam hockey players aged 11 to 14 who suffered concussions while playing. They studied MRIs the players received 24 to 72 hours after they were concussed, and then another set of MRIs the players received three months later. » Read more...

Massage Therapy Expo 2018

April 21-22, 2018
Location: Hilton Garden Inn, Vaughan, ON
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5th International Fascia Research Congress

November 14-15, 2018
Location: Berlin, Germany
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