Here is a curated selection of books exploring the relationship between the mind and the body.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.
Please contact me if you would like to discuss any of this information in depth, or if you are looking for a professional, dedicated Registered Massage Therapist committed to providing high quality health care.
Richard Lebert, RMT (Registered Massage Therapist)
The body of knowledge to support the use of massage therapy continues to grow, and understanding the basic science behind what we do and the guiding principles of adaptability enable us to apply this work to a number of pathologies.
Massage therapists are uniquely suited to incorporate a number management strategies to help decrease postoperative pain and increase function. In addition to specific hands on soft tissue massage, treatments includes recommendations for activity modification, info on natural history, remedial exercise and self-care.Read More
"If you could pick one measure to evaluate your health, what would you pick? Blood pressure? Cholesterol? These are commonly measured by your GP, but there is something that is more informative: maximal aerobic capacity, otherwise known as VO₂max."Read More
Massage Tables Now, an online provider of equipment and supplies for massage therapists. They recently conducted a survey of 1,200 massage therapists. This post is an infograph summarizing their findingsRead More