In any field it is common that one approach gets turned into gospel, the world of massage therapy is no exception. We have strong advocates of triggerpoint therapy, myofascial release and more recently pain science, that argue tooth and nail that their approach is far superior.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.
What the patient sees, hears or feels can trigger neurohumoral reactions within the body that translate into windows of therapeutic opportunity. There are many ways that therapists can leverage the placebo effect for the benefit of their patients. Some tips that I learnt early in my career from my mentor Dr. Anthony Lombardi
- Exude confidence
- Present your self in a warm manner
- Dress in a unique way
- Choose your words carefully (The way we speak has the potential to act as a placebo or nocebo)
Lionel Sanders is a up and coming IRONMAN athlete from Harrow Ontario. The thing about that really drew me to article is that I remember racing against Lionel in high school cross country and track, I thought he was good then.....Read More