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RMT Business and Ethics Forum postponed until 2021


The chronic stress of coronavirus is affecting your mental health. Here’s how exercise can help


Exercise improves memory, boosts blood flow to brain

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The “sports” RMT: Challenges of a speciality designation

In the past one and a half years, the question of the official designation of “Certified Sport Massage Therapist” has come under discussion. The discourse arose initially with the College of Massage Therapists of British Columbia. Subsequently the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario has been in an ongoing dialogue with the Canadian Sport Massage Therapists Association about the use of this term.
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PODCAST episode 10: Returning to practice in pandemic times

Massage Therapists are struggling through an unprecedented event in their lifetime – a pandemic. This pandemic necessitates physical distancing and suspension of practice to slow the spread of the virus. As COVID19 cases decline, provincial governments are slowly re-opening the economy. Massage therapists have many questions as how to return to practice effectively and safely. In episode 10 of On The Table, we speak with Lori Green, Executive Director of the Massage Therapists Association of Saskatchewan (MTAS) about their return to work resources, PPE requirements (and associated costs, workplace alterations, how the Canadian Massage Therapist Alliance (CMTA) are coordinating their efforts for RMTs across the country, and more!

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