October 2017 - monthly list of noteworthy finds

Welcome to the October Edition of First Friday

A monthly list of recent noteworthy finds applicable to massage therapy. Posts are designed to be short and will go out the first friday of every month. As always, please let me know your requests and suggestions through email or social media.

Good Thinking: Seven Powerful Ideas That Influence the Way We Think - Denise D. Cummins

Recent blog posts highlighting research on:
Tennis Elbow
Plantar Heel Pain
Cervicogenic Tinnitus
Ankle Sprains 
Post-Surgical ACL Injuries

Harnessing the power of placebos - Alia Crum

News Article
Don’t overthink your exercise: just 2.5 hours per week of any kind could help you live longer - Vox

Alejandro Elorriaga Claraco discusses how taking a systems approach to musculoskeletal medicine has influenced his clinical practice. - The scientific basis of neurofunctional acupuncture - Functional F1ST

Open Access Research
McKeon, P.O., Wikstrom, E.A. (2016). Sensory-Targeted Ankle Rehabilitation Strategies for Chronic Ankle Instability. Med Sci Sports Exerc.