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April 30, 2019

Non-invasive vagus nerve stimulation shows promise for treatment of rheumatoid arthritis

An emerging field of science, bioelectronic medicine draws on neuroscience, focuses on molecular targets, and deploys bioengineering to tap into the nervous system to treat disease and injury without the use of pharmaceuticals.

Workplace allergens: Should RMTs be wearing gloves?

“I find it quite odd that massage therapy would be the one health-care profession where the therapist would be assumed not to wear gloves during treatment considering the extent in which we work intimately with the client.”

Unlicensed masseur charged with sexual assault of client in Brampton, Ont.

Investigators say the 62-year-old man was not a licensed massage therapist, but may have practised as a masseur in other cities.
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First of its kind: The Canadian Sport Massage Therapists Association

The objective of the CSMTA from the outset was to provide a sport massage specialty for Canada’s athletic population and form a suitable organization for therapists with an interest in sports medicine. While massage in the sports environment is not new, the existence of a recognized stand-alone national entity geared specifically to sports massage was unique – and it still is. » Learn more

MTAM Annual Conference

May 3-5, 2019
Location: Winnipeg
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