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June 11, 2019

Posture impacts how you perceive your food

Summertime is often filled with outdoor parties and food trucks, meaning you're spending more time standing up and eating. But if you want to actually enjoy your meal, researchers say you're better off finding a seat.

4 quick mindfulness tips for beginners

Introducing a meditation or a mindfulness practice can be challenging for some. It can be hard to focus inward when our daily struggles and stressors run rampant in our minds.

Tart cherry shown to decrease joint pain, sore muscles in some breast cancer patients

Tart cherry reduces the musculoskeletal effects of aromatase inhibitors in patients with non-metastatic breast cancer.
Osteopathy Webinar

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Hurry and save on our upcoming webinar "Osteopathy 101 for RMTs." Sign up to receive $10 off the regular price of $35 if you register prior to June 20th.

Can't make the live event? No problem – a copy of the presentation and all of the information will be sent to you 24 hours after the live event. Don't miss this chance to learn all about a career in Osteopathy from the comfort of your living room. >> Register today!
Creating a trusting bond

How to build a trusting bond with your patients

In her book, Narrative Medicine: Honoring the Stories of Illness, Dr. Rita Charon describes four different types of divide that contribute to the separation between RMT and patient, eroding the trusting bond needed for a successful health-promoting relationship. These four divides are described as the relationship to mortality; the context of illness; the beliefs about causality; and the emotions of shame, blame and fear. It is important that RMTs see the chasms clearly if we want to bridge these divides and allow the patients to get healthier by feeling included among those who are well and those in charge of their care. » Learn more
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RMTA 2019 Conference and AGM

Date: September 13-19, 2019
Location: Edmonton
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Date: October 7, 2019
Location: Red Deer
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