"Listed below are the four most common pregnancy-related foot problems along with simple and effective advice on how to manage them. Nine months is a long time to be uncomfortable, but by making simple changes expectant mothers can be back on their feet in no time."Read More
The RMT Education Project
Interpreting and applying research to the field of massage therapy.
Posts look at ideas, discoveries and developments in the fields of sports medicine, neuroscience, pain physiology and clinical anatomy.
Massage therapy has a growing body of evidence supporting its effectiveness in reducing pain and improving health-related quality of life in a variety of health conditions. This post includes an infographic from the Registered Massage Therapists' Association of Ontario (RMTAO), with accompanying links to research.
Please contact me if you would like to discuss any of this information in depth, or if you are looking for a professional, dedicated Registered Massage Therapist committed to providing high quality health care.
Richard Lebert, RMT (Registered Massage Therapist)
The body of knowledge to support the use of massage therapy continues to grow, and understanding the basic science behind what we do and the guiding principles of adaptability enable us to apply this work to a number of pathologies.
Massage therapists are uniquely suited to incorporate a number management strategies to help decrease postoperative pain and increase function. In addition to specific hands on soft tissue massage, treatments includes recommendations for activity modification, info on natural history, remedial exercise and self-care.Read More