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November 12, 2019

Help line launched for caregivers in Ontario as survey shows increasing stress

Daylight Saving Time has long-term effects on health

Low-carb diet coaching boosts health for people with diabetes

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"On the Table" Podcast Episode 7 is now available

“We connect with our clients physiologically, yet our touch is interpreted psychologically.” Talking Body, Listening Hands: A Guide to the Massage Therapeutic Relationships prompts a discussion of communication and ethical challenges associated with massage therapy practice.

In this podcast we explore professional responsibilities, communication skills, and interpersonal challenges that massage therapists face day to day. How does the Code of Ethics frame Scope of Practice in assisting the practitioner in complicated decision making? How do we build a “working alliance” with clients? What is a “touch-triggered” response? How can we effectively set boundaries?

This and more as we consider all that happens in the therapeutic encounter. >> Listen now

Ten years on: What does the future hold for massage therapy care?

While no one can know for sure what the future holds for the profession, forecasting based on the best available information – and a little intuition – can yield a look-see for what is to come. Forecasting can guide practitioners to fortify against risk, design their practices to remain relevant and identify new opportunities. Forecasting is essential for regulators, professional associations, training colleges and other stakeholders for resource allocation and planning for contingencies in addressing the needs of their members/students. » Learn more
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