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Massage Therapy Foundation


Massage Therapy Foundation

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

Members: 152
Latest Activity: Jan 15

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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 Lauriann Greene, CEAS on October 28, 2009 at 1:48pm
As a researcher and writer on self-care, injury prevention and ergonomics for massage therapists, I'm very happy to join this group. I'm always interested in furthering research in the profession, and applaud the Foundation for the great work it does! If there is a need for consultation or peer-review in my areas of expertise, please don't hesitate to call on me. Best regards, Lauriann Greene, CEAS, Save Your Hands!,
Comment by Keith Eric Grant on October 28, 2009 at 12:51pm
Both as an individual and in my role as co-chair (with John Balletto) of the Foundation's Best Practices Committee I'm happy to see this group as and additional means of bring more visibility to the Foundation's efforts.

More background on the Best Practices Committee's work on developing a process for creating advisory guidelines and filing them with the National Guidelines Clearinghouse can be found in our first report paper in the Foundation's open-access, peer-reviewed web-based journal.
Comment by Ariana Vincent, LMT, MTI, BCTMB on October 28, 2009 at 12:14pm
I'm happy to be a member of this group. I went to the web site and found the following information about the Massage Therapy Foundation:
"We believe in massage therapy and bodywork. We are therapists, educators, members of professional organizations, vendors who sell supplies, and massage and bodywork clients. We support the Massage Therapy Foundation with our hearts and dollars, donating to promote the knowledge and understanding of massage. The Massage Therapy Foundation, a 501(c)(3) public charity, advances the profession through community service projects, research, and education." Warmly, Ariana Vincent, Ariana Institute,
Comment by Mike Hinkle on October 28, 2009 at 10:56am
So glad you have joined us! Looking forward to the Foundations input!

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