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Why athletes should include massage in their fitness regimen

No sex-associated differences observed in response to rheumatoid arthritis treatment

N.S. massage therapist charged with sexual assault

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Medicine Hands: Massage Therapy for People with Cancer

A practical book written for both health professionals and the layperson, this guide deconstructs common myths about the use of massage in cancer treatment.

Reviewing literature that shows cancer to be caused by genetic mutation and the influence of hormones, the opening discussion emphasizes that mechanical action such as massage does not break tumors open or cause them to spread. The book purports that the real medical issues for massage therapists center on ameliorating the discomfort of treatments such as chemotherapy, radiation, and surgery.

The topics covered include massage in hospitals, in respite care, for the dying, and for exhausted caregivers, with appendices summarizing research on oncology patients and massage. >> Order Now!

Should I sync my personal and business calendars together?

More and more we are hearing practitioners say that they want to have their patient appointments imported or synced with their personal calendar (such as Google calendar, iCal or Microsoft Outlook) so that they can better manage their time. Clearly the technology to accomplish this exists, and the reality is that many complimentary health-care providers do in fact sync their professional and personal calendars. » Learn more

INCAM Research Symposium

November 9-10
Montreal, Que.
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