Best of 2018: Free Research Articles

If you search  Massage therapy on PubMed  you will get nearly 14,000 returns.

If you search Massage therapy on PubMed you will get nearly 14,000 returns.

Best of 2018: Ten Free Research Articles

If you are a massage therapist who is interested in reading research, PubMed is a great resource. However, sorting through a research database can be like drinking from a fire-hose.

So, if you don't feel like sorting through a research database, here is a list of ten open access research articles about pain science, massage therapy and sports injuries.


If you don't feel like sorting through a research database, here is a list of ten open access research articles about pain science, massage therapy and sports injuries.


ONE

Baskwill, A. (2018). Developing Capability: Transforming Massage Therapy Education through Inquiry-based Learning. IJTMB.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30108668


TWO

Chang et al. (2018). Ultrasound Imaging for the Cutaneous Nerves of the Extremities and Relevant Entrapment Syndromes: From Anatomy to Clinical Implications. J Clin Med.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30469370/


THREE

Hangge et al. (2018). Quadrilateral Space Syndrome: Diagnosis and Clinical Management. J Clin Med.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29690525


FOUR

Kennedy et al. (2018). 'Recover quicker, train harder, and increase flexibility': massage therapy for elite paracyclists, a mixed-methods study. BMJ Open Sport Exerc Med.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29387449


FIVE

Lewis & O'Sullivan (2018). Is it time to reframe how we care for people with non-traumatic musculoskeletal pain? Br J Sports Med.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29941618


SIX

Moehring et al. (2018). Uncovering the Cells and Circuits of Touch in Normal and Pathological Settings. Neuron.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30359601


SEVEN

Oliveira et al. (2018). Clinical practice guidelines for the management of non-specific low back pain in primary care: an updated overview. Eur Spine J.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29971708


EIGHT

O'Sullivan et al. (2018). Cognitive Functional Therapy: An Integrated Behavioral Approach for the Targeted Management of Disabling Low Back Pain. Phys Ther.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29669082


NINE

Rossettini et al. (2018). Clinical relevance of contextual factors as triggers of placebo and nocebo effects in musculoskeletal pain. BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29357856


TEN

Zügel et al. (2018). Fascial tissue research in sports medicine: from molecules to tissue adaptation, injury and diagnostics. Br J Sports Med.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30072398