Cupping Set
• ETD INC. 
• Cupping Set - Amazon
• Cupping Set - Amazon

IASTM
• Rock Blade
• Heskiers OneTool 
• Sidekick
• Physioneers 
• Mobility Star
• Great China Herbs Centre in Toronto

Acupuncture
• Acupuncture and Massage Therapy
• Acupuncture for knee pain
• Acupuncture for neck pain
• Acupuncture for headaches 
• Acupuncture for low back pain
• Bioelectric Medicine 
• Auricular Acupuncture

Standards of practice specific to Cupping and IASTM
Registrants are encouraged to review the CMTO Policy on the Application of Complementary Modalities (found here)
• CMTO Standard of Practice
• Standards for Specific Additional Massage Therapy Techniques
• Communication/Public Health Standard 7 
• Communication/Public Health Standard 10
Example of Informed Consent 
• Infection Control Guidelines 

The Massage Therapy Literature Countdown
 10 Articles All Massage Therapists Should Read
• 9 Open Access Articles for Massage Therapists
• 8 Researchers Who Are Changing Massage Therapy
• 7 Books For Massage Therapists
• 6 Blogs For Massage Therapists 
• 5 Systematic Reviews of Massage Therapy 
• 4 Articles About The Importance of Touch
 3 Bones You May Not Have Heard About
• 2 Peer-reviewed  Publications for Massage Therapists
• 1 Book That Will Change The Way You Think

Recommended Reading & Sources

A selection of readings - books and the occasional article that might be of interest if therapists wanted to explore the topics introduced here in more depth:

General reference books for massage therapists:
• Cervero, F. (2012). Understanding Pain.
• Doidge, N. (2007). The Brain That Changes Itself.
• Foreman, J. (2014). A Nation in Pain.
• Hargrove, T. (2014). A Guide to Better Movement.
• Hargrove, T. (2019). Playing With Movement.
• Leroux, E. (2016). Migraines: More than a headache.
• Linden, D. (2015). Touch.
• Marchant, Jo. (2016). Cure.
• Mlodinow, L. (2015). The Upright Thinkers.
• Nisbett, R. (2015). Mindware.
• Rivard, M.J. (2014). Pain: From Suffering to Feeling Better.

Technical books for massage therapists
• Barral, J.P. (2007). Manual Therapy for the Peripheral Nerves.
• Barral, J.P. (2008). Manual Therapy for the Cranial Nerves.
• Butler, D. & Moseley, G.L. (2017). Explain Pain Supercharged.
• Cook, C. & Hegedus, E. (2013). Orthopedic Physical Examination Tests. 2e
• Donnelly, J. (2018). Travell, Simons and Simons' Myofascial Pain and Dysfunction (3ed).
• Hutson, M. (2015). The Oxford Textbook of Musculoskeletal Medicine. 2e
• Myers, T. (2014). Anatomy Trains. 3e
• Jacobs, D. (2016). Dermoneuromodulating.
• Liebenson, C. (2019). Rehabilitation of the Spine. 3e
• Shacklock, M. (2005). Clinical Neurodynamics.
• Smith, N. & Ryan, C. (2016). Traumatic Scar Tissue Management.
• Zulak, D. (2018). Clinical Assessment for Massage Therapy.