"Meditation has been hailed as a way to boost mental health, help chronic pain, reduce stress and build a new appreciation for the world around us."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.
"Interpersonal touch has important social and affective meanings. Skin-to-skin touch is necessary to the development of premature infants. It contributes to the regulation of stress responses in adults, enhances trust, and provides comfort and emotional wellbeing. So while it’s unlikely that this research solves the problem of painkillers, it does propose a very simple pain treatment with an indispensable side effect: connecting with other people."Read More
Acknowledging that traditional narratives outdated, medical acupuncture is an approach that is based upon a theory that is inline current scientific understanding of how the body works. Reframing auricular acupuncture form of peripheral nerve stimulation technique in which acupuncture needles are inserted into anatomically defined sites, and stimulated manually or with electricity.
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Physicians, now more than ever are recommending conservative treatment including massage, spinal manipulation, acupuncture and exercise for patients suffering from low back pain, anxiety and stress.Read More
Massage therapy as a therapeutic intervention is being embraced by the medical community, it is simple to carry out, economical, and has very few side effects. If you are a massage therapist wanting to align yourself with physicians, now is the time!Read More