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Study looks at CAM approaches as alternatives to opioids

Can acupuncture and yoga help to fight the opioid epidemic? These and other integrative medicine approaches have shown at least preliminary evidence of effectiveness in pain management, according to an article in the December issue of Anesthesia & Analgesia – a special thematic issue addressing the opioid crisis.

Response centre to address opioid overdose opens in B.C.

British Columbia has established a command centre to provide a co-ordinated response to the overdose crisis, using expertise from some of the public health experts who worked to stem the spread of HIV in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside.

Five ways to manage your life and business during the holidays

With the holiday season upon us, many business owners struggle between making time for their family while giving their business the attention it needs. The fact is that in most cases, it's the business that wins. Here are five tips to help you focus more on yourself and your family without stressing about the business.
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Therapeutic Stretching

Therapeutic Stretching focuses on the use of both active and passive stretching as part of the rehabilitation of common musculoskeletal conditions and injuries.

Covering all forms of stretches for the able-bodied, injured, and selected special populations, Therapeutic Stretching is a comprehensive resource for practitioners and students working in massage therapy, osteopathy, physical therapy, occupational therapy, rehabilitation, and personal and athletic training.

Heavily illustrated with more than 230 colour photos, this book provides excellent visual instruction on client positioning and the most effective handholds for the application of passive stretches to various joints and soft tissues. >> Order Now!
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Truth on his side

Dr. Bennet Omalu, a Nigerian-born American pathologist, wants to educate the world about the brain-damaging risks of high-impact, high-contact sports and wants to put a stop to it. His discovery of CTE on the brain of NFL player Mike Webster and his conclusion that concussions among players are making them sick, is a turning point in his career. He says the obsession about CTE is distracting us from the real issue of preventing brain injuries from high-impact sports. Learn more from our recent interview with Omalu. » 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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