Massage Therapy: Case Reports

Massage Therapy: Case Reports

As a clinician it is important to add to the scholarly conversation by reporting what we do on a daily basis in the treatment room. Standard research practices often do not accurately reflect what we do in the treatment room, it is a multi-modal individualized treatment that may consist of massage, joint mobilization, IASTM, cupping, relaxation strategies, self care and patient education.

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The scientific basis of neurofunctional acupuncture

The scientific basis of neurofunctional acupuncture

Electro-acupuncture stimulates a number reflex effects which may help alleviate musculoskeletal disorders associated with many persistent pain syndromes, including but not limited to:

  • Back pain
  • Neck pain
  • Tension Headaches
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Osteoarthritis (Knee and Hip)
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Conservative Care for Low Back Pain

Conservative Care for Low Back Pain

Low back pain is a difficult to treat global health burden, one of the reasons for this is that there is often no clear identifiable cause. There is much debate about the best way to manage low back pain, some of the strongest reviews support the need for a multi-modal therapeutic approach. A multi-modal approach can involve a number of management strategies that include but is not limited to education, reassurance, analgesic medicines and a number of non pharmacological therapies.

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The RMT Education Project: Published Materials

The RMT Education Project: Published Materials

Richard has been a registered massage therapists since 2009, and he works at The Fowler Kennedy Sports Medicine Clinic at Western University in London, Ontario. Richard has a wide patient base from elite athletes to the everyday active person, his primary professional interest is in sports injuries and concussions. When not in the clinic his favorite activities are hiking, camping and kayaking. Richard contributes to many publications to help promote evidence based massage, his work has been featured in the following publications: 

• Canadian Chiropractor Magazine
• Massage Magazine
• Massage Therapy Canada
• Massage Therapy Today
• MNZ Magazine (Massage New Zealand)
• The Massage Therapists Development Centre

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