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. One area that is being explored is the use of massage therapy for patients who suffer from carpal tunnel syndrome.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.
"If you have ever been nervous about something that is about to happen, then you may have felt the sensations of nausea and “fluttering” – the recognisable and odd sensation deep in your gut known as having “butterflies in the stomach”."Read More
The primary goal of this blog is to provide massage therapists with resources to improve your practice. In this post I have broken down a list of 10 open access articles that massage therapists may find useful.Read More
I wanted to highlight a scientific paper that I find myself reviewing on a regular basis. This paper published in Cell, provides the best representations of cutaneous mechanoreceptors that I have ever seen.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