10 Open Access Papers from 2016


The RMT Education Project - Evidence Based Resources for Massage Therapists
We provided massage therapists with tools & resources to simplify the complex - taking a intensive processes and break it down in to manageable chunks. Here we break down a list of 10 open access articles for massage therapists, this list is representative, not exhaustive. 


Cervical Spine Involvement in Mild Traumatic Brain Injury: A Review

Morin, M., Langevin, P., & Fait, P. (2016). Cervical Spine Involvement in Mild Traumatic Brain Injury: A Review. Journal of Sports Medicine.



Bochaton-Piallat, M., Gabbiani, G., & Hinz, B. (2016). The myofibroblast in wound healing and fibrosis: Answered and unanswered questions. F1000Research.


myofascial release

Branchini, M., Lopopolo, F., Andreoli, E., Loreti, I., Marchand, A. M., & Stecco, A. (2016). Fascial Manipulation® for chronic aspecific low back pain: A single blinded randomized controlled trial. F1000Research. 



Ceunen, E., Vlaeyen, J. W., & Diest, I. V. (2016). On the Origin of Interoception. Frontiers in Psychology.


Emerging Relationships between Exercise, Sensory Nerves, and Neuropathic Pain

Cooper, M. A., Kluding, P. M., & Wright, D. E. (2016). Emerging Relationships between Exercise, Sensory Nerves, and Neuropathic Pain. Frontiers in Neuroscience. 


Neurobiology of touch

Ellingsen, D., Leknes, S., Løseth, G., Wessberg, J., & Olausson, H. (2016). The Neurobiology Shaping Affective Touch: Expectation, Motivation, and Meaning in the Multisensory Context. Frontiers in Psychology.


Muscle Injury Stratigies

Laumonier, T., & Menetrey, J. (2016). Muscle injuries and strategies for improving their repair. Journal of Experimental Orthopaedics.


Dynamic Angular Petrissage

Lewis, P.A., & Cunningham, J.E. (2016). Dynamic Angular Petrissage as Treatment for Axillary Web Syndrome Occurring after Surgery for Breast Cancer: A Case Report. International Journal of Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork: Research, Education, & Practice.


Bone Pain

Nencini, S., & Ivanusic, J. J. (2016). The Physiology of Bone Pain. How Much Do We Really Know? Frontiers in Physiology.


Massage Therapy

Nunes, G. S., Bender, P. U., Menezes, F. S., Yamashitafuji, I., Vargas, V. Z., & Wageck, B. (2016). Massage therapy decreases pain and perceived fatigue after long-distance Ironman triathlon: A randomised trial. Journal of Physiotherapy.