Blogs For Massage Therapists

Here we break down a list of blogs that give insights into the body or the massage therapy profession. The idea of a list was to impose constraint that forced me be decisive with what blogs I included. As an added bonus I have included links that give a idea of the types of content featured on each blog.

Blogs For Massage Therapists


Better Movement

This Better Movement Blog is maintained by Todd Hargrove. Todd regularly posts high quality content that discuss the science of movement and pain.

Featured Posts
• Why Do Muscles Feel Tight
• A Systems Perspective on Motor Control, Part One
• How Does Foam Rolling Work? 
• Is Movement Therapy Rocket Science? 

BodyinMind

BodyinMind was developed by Lorimer Moseley as a method to promote better understanding of the clinical pain sciences. Most post are from academics, so the quality of the content is high but often requires an eye for detail, in order to pull out the salient points.

Featured Posts
• The Trigger Point Strikes ... Out! 
• Time To Embrace Bioplasticity? 
• Everything You Wanted To Know About CENTRAL SENSITISATION 
Isometrics reduce tendon pain 
• Classification of patients with low back-related leg pain

PainScience

PainScience is one of the most comprehensive resources available for therapists looking for insights into aches and pains. Paul Ingraham, the creator of PainScience is a retired massage therapists from Canada who now writes and maintains the website full time.

Featured Posts
• Trigger Point Doubts 
• Pain is Weird
• Does Massage Therapy Work?

The Massage Therapists Development Centre

Jamie Johnston, runs The Massage Therapists Development Centre, this blog is all about changing the perception of massage therapy and is the fastest growing community of massage therapists. 

Featured Posts
• How Massage Therapists Can Recognize And Deal With A Heart Attack
• Myofasical Release And Massage Therapists
 Back Pain Myths: Posture, Core Strength, Bulging Discs

The RMT Education Project

The RMT Education Project is a resource that works to promote 'evidence informed massage'. The blog provides insights into insight into the body and provides a number of open access resources for massage therapists.
 
Featured Posts
• Sports Related Aches and Pain
• Carpal Tunnel Syndrome 
• Post-Operative Patients
• Dupuytren's Disease
• 10 Articles All Massage Therapists Should Read 
• Massage Therapy Research 
• Biopsychosocial Model of Massage Therapy 
• Peer Reviewed Resources

Evidence In Motion

EIM is on a mission to continually elevate and move the physical therapy profession forward by discovering and translating the best, latest evidence into physical therapy practice.   We envision a healthcare delivery system with exceptionally well-educated and skilled physical therapists positioned as the first point of contact in addressing the diagnosis, prevention and interventions related to movement disorders.

Featured Posts
 The Scientific Process in Clinical Practice
• Clinical Research - About Us or The Patient
• Are we wasting a huge opportunity to help a great deal more?