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Massage Therapy Foundation

Mission: The Massage Therapy Foundation advances the knowledge and practice of massage therapy by supporting scientific research, education, and community service.

Website: http://www.massagetherapyfoundation.org
Members: 152
Latest Activity: Mar 20

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Consolidating threads on Research

I'm just throwing references to these threads on here from the main forum, just in case they get missed.…Continue

Started by Vlad Jan 12, 2010.

Generating Excitement about Research 4 Replies

Self disclosure, I'm one of those MT's who steers away from the research classes. I'm a science geek at heart but up to now have turned more towards hands on classes, and teacher track info. I have…Continue

Tags: prestige, employment, literacy, research

Started by Lisa Santoro. Last reply by Kim Goral Nov 15, 2009.

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Comment by Colleen Leeders on September 16, 2010 at 2:19pm
RISE to the Challenge!
How fast can we get 20,000 fans of massage to donate $20 for the MTF’s 20th Anniversary? Here is how you can get involved: Make a donation - change your profile picture to the RISE logo - and spread the word! Together we can make a difference.

http://www.massagetherapyfoundation.org/RISE2010.html
Comment by Colleen Leeders on August 30, 2010 at 12:48pm
Comment by Laurie Owen on July 9, 2010 at 2:52pm
Insights into bodywork and Parkinson's? Thanks.
Comment by Sue Heldenbrand on June 17, 2010 at 5:53pm
Energetic Trauma Release CEU Workshop

July 17, ,August 28, Sept. 18, Oct. 9, Nov. 62010
Prerequisite: None

Instructor: Sue Heldenbrand, chtp, certified Healing Touch Practitioner
Location: Lafayette, La.
Investment: $125

Approved as a state recognized provider of continuing education classes, LA State Board of Massage Therapy CEU Provider #LAPO146

PURPOSE:
To provide a non-invasive therapeutic, energy modality for trauma/ PTSD/chronic stress that can bring peace and well-being to all who give and receive. Participants will have the opportunity to share in hands–on giving and receiving. Each participant will be guided by easy–to–follow, step–by–step verbal and written protocols and individualized assistance.

This class is designed to increase your knowledge regarding working compassionately and effectively with the effects of trauma /PTSD/chronic stress in your practice. Information will be provided regarding techniques designed to address the needs of a person whose life has been touched by trauma/PTSD/chronic stress.
Comment by Julie Onofrio on May 14, 2010 at 12:33am
Updates to the MTCIM conference on my blog.

http://thebodyworker.com/massage_blog/

Julie
Comment by Colleen Leeders on April 20, 2010 at 4:10pm
Comment by Stephen Jeffrey on April 14, 2010 at 10:19am
http://www.massageprofessionals.com/forum/topics/evidence-based-mas...

Robert Chute highlights the plight of chiropractors to provide scientifically researched evidence for exceptance by the medical community, are there any lessons to be learned from the chiropractic community in this endeavour that could be raised at the forthcoming research conference ???
Comment by Colleen Leeders on April 13, 2010 at 12:15pm
Tune in to Massage Therapy Radio tonight (8 pm EDT) to listen to a LIVE broadcast with Whitney Lowe - "Creative Applications of Research in the Clinical Massage Environment". Whitney will be a keynote speaker at the "Highlighting Massage Therapy in CIM Research" conference May 13-15 in Seattle, WA.

http://www.massagetherapyradio.com/mtfoundationwhitneylowe
Comment by Colleen Leeders on April 5, 2010 at 1:50pm
Log on to massagetherapyradio.com this Tuesday night (April 6) at 8 pm Eastern to hear Tracy Walton discuss the curriculum design for caregiver massage and the belief that massage is contraindicated for people with cancer. This special broadcast is one in a series of featured speakers who will present at the "Highlighting Massage Therapy in Complementary and Integrative Medicine (CIM) Research" conference that will be hosted May 13-15, 2010 in Seattle, WA. Tune in here: www.massagetherapyradio.com/mtfoundationtracywalton
Comment by Colleen Leeders on March 30, 2010 at 8:45am
Tune in to Massage Radio tonight to hear a LIVE broadcast interview with MTF President Ruth Werner and Conference Chair Diana Thompson. They will be discussing pertinent research topics that will be presented at the Highlighting Massage Therapy in Complementary and Integrative Medicine copference coming to Seattle May 13-15th!

http://www.massagetherapyradio.com/mtfoundation
 

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