In patients with osteoarthritis related pain sensitization of nociceptive pathways may result in patients perceiving low level stimuli as being overtly painful. In terms of clinical responses to non-pharmacological therapies, these can have an effect on supraspinal processes which influence nociceptive processing and therefore OA-related pain. This post gives a brief overview of non-pharmacological pain management strategies for osteoarthritis related hip, knee, and hand pain.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 therapy is a non-pharmacological therapeutic intervention that is simple to carry out, economical, and has very few side effects.
If you are not yet aware of the growing body of evidence to support the work that we do, here is a list of systematic reviews and clinical guidelines that lend credibility to massage therapy.Read More
Based on recent clinical practice guideline released by The American College of Physicians massage therapy as a therapeutic intervention is being embraced by the medical community, here is a review of the evidence.Read More
The public and health-care professionals may not be aware of the growing body of evidence to support the work that we do as massage therapists. So in this post of have put together a list of systematic reviews that lend credibility to massage therapy.Read More