"Research has documented that concussion results in symptoms synonymous with the disturbance of the ANS such as nausea and vomiting, headaches, dizziness, vertigo and blurry vision, to name a few."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.
"Since 2014, the ice bucket challenge, which involves people pouring a bucket of icy water over their heads, has raised awareness and much-needed research funds for motor neuron disease. While research for a cure is underway, first we need to know what causes it."Read More
Acupuncture is a treatment that can be traced back more than 4,000 years. Most people associate acupuncture with Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), but it is important to be aware that Acupuncture and TCM are not tethered at the hip.
There have been many different approaches to acupuncture throughout the world.Read More
Massage therapy has been shown to be an effective way to relieve pain, decrease stress and promote overall well being. The best way to describe the effects of manual therapy is not a single, unified response but a collection of interconnected adaptive responses within the nervous system and soft tissue structures.Read More
For a long time it was assumed knowledge that pelvic viscera and sexual response functions were supplied by parasympathetic neurons, new research published in the journal Science reports that Sacral outflow is sympathetic.
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