"Recognize, remove, rest and recover before returning to sport. Those are key points about sport-related concussion stated in the 5th International Consensus Statement on Concussion in Sport."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 suffered from low back pain, then you know how uncomfortable it can be. Simple everyday things such as tying your shoes, sitting in a chair, sleeping in bed, and walking upstairs can become big challenges. Daily discomfort is no fun.Read More
"Andre De Grasse was aiming for a chance to dethrone Jamaica’s Usain Bolt as the fastest man in the world. But the day before the start of the 100 metre competition, the Canadian sprinter announced a hamstring tear had forced him to withdraw. Bolt had his own dramatic hamstring injury in what was likely his final race. "
Image Credit - By BruceBlaus - Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=44924608Read More
If everyone could get a massage twice a week, the world would be a better place. Even if you can't pop in for a massage as often as you'd like, there are things you can do to keep yourself feeling good in between appointments. It's called "self-care," and adding just a couple techniques to your daily routine can make a difference.Read More
Unless you have been living under a rock, you have probably heard of the biopsychosocial model as a new paradigm for understanding disease, pathology and rehabilitation. George Engel coined this term in 1977, but it has gained more traction in recent decades. Like most new concepts, it blends old ideas with new information and rebrands it under new name. As you can see by the name, there are three aspects to this assessment/treatment model- the biological, the psychological, and the social aspect.Read More