Massage therapy is a clinically-oriented healthcare option, that is increasingly being used alongside standard medical care to help manage a number of symptoms. In this post I wanted to highlight a number of systematic reviews that support the use of massage therapy.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 for the muscles around the eye may be very useful for the treatment of headaches.
Image From (CC-4) - Beer et al. (2016). Three-dimensional Facial Anatomy: Structure and Function as It Relates to Injectable Neuromodulators and Soft Tissue Fillers. Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open.
In this post I have to put together curated selection of videos, articles, and podcasts that will help massage therapists establish an online presence and grow their personal learning network.Read More
Acupuncture as a therapeutic intervention is being embraced by the medical community. This is in part because it is a non-pharmacological therapeutic intervention that is simple to carry out, economical, and has very few side effects. One area that is being explored is the use of acupuncture to decrease the individual’s headache frequency, intensity, duration and acute medication requirements.Read More
Massage therapy as a therapeutic intervention is being embraced by the medical community. This is in part because it is a non-pharmacological therapeutic intervention that is simple to carry out, economical, and has very few side effects. One area that is being explored is the use of massage therapy for patients who suffer from tension-type headaches.Read More
"Trepanation – the technique of removing bone from the skull by scraping, sawing, drilling or chiselling – has long fascinated those interested in the darker side of medical history."
Detail from The Extraction of the Stone of Madness, a painting by Hieronymus Bosch depicting trepanation (c.1488–1516).Read More