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Keith Eric Grant
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  • Pleasanton, CA
  • United States
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Which modalities do you practice?
Deep Tissue Massage, Sports Massage

Short Intro

I'm a freelance physicist, writer, massage instructor, and web designer. More details are available on my web site and my my LinkedIn profile. I write two blogs, Ramblemuse Touchpoints and The Massage Politics Sheet, and write a column for the trade newspaper Massage Today, I also actively write a Twitter feed

On the nonprofit side, I co-chair the Massage Therapy Foundation's Best Practices Committee (BPC). developing methodology for creating evidence-based practice guidelines for massage therapy as part of healthcare. I've also, as of October 2009, a member of the board of directions of CAMTC, the nonprofit organization created by the state of California to regulate massage therapy

Member, National Association of Science Writers
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Urgent request from CAMTC for letters to CA State Senators

Late last night I received word that the California Police Chiefs Association of Police Chiefs (CPCA) is still working to damage and impede the success of CAMTC in moving toward state-level regulation of massage therapy in California. CAMTC is urging all supportive parties to write a letter to be sent to state senators as soon as possible urging them to kill AB-1822…



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Posted on August 18, 2010 at 1:30pm — 11 Comments

Where's Joe Friday When We Really Need Him?

In the long running radio and TV show Dragnet, Sgt Joe Friday often made statements like "All we want are the facts, ma'am" and "All we know are the facts, ma'am". This evolved into the iconic phrase "Just the facts, ma'am" in a parody of Dragnet by Stan Freberg called St. George and the Dragonet.



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Posted on May 20, 2010 at 11:00pm — 9 Comments

California Police Cheifs Rallying Support to Kill State Level Regulation

According to a newly out Massage Today article, California police chiefs are rallying support to kill state level regulation of massage therapy implemented last year via the California Massage Therapy Council (CAMTC) as passage of SB 731. While this is being framed by the police chiefs as an anti-trafficking measure, it is actually a turf battle to retain local control rather than to let massage therapy be regulated as are other health-care… Continue

Posted on May 14, 2010 at 12:29am — 10 Comments

California's AB 1822 - How Cynical Can You Get?

I just put up a new blog post and action alert on the AB 1822 attempt to undermine California's new state-level certification program and return to local agency licensing. AB 1822 will come before the CA Assembly Business and Professions Committee next Tuesday, 20 April. This is an attempt pushed by a small contingent of police chiefs, while most cities and… Continue

Posted on April 17, 2010 at 2:21pm — 9 Comments

CAMTC Statistics through 5 December

I received a weekly update today on activities of the California Massage Therapy Council (CAMTC), the private nonprofit created under state law (SB 731) and legislative review to certify massage practitioners and therapists within California. The certifications exempt those certified from local licensing laws.



As of 5 Dec, 9581 applications were received and a1621 certifications have been approved and mailed..



In the week from 28 Nov to 5 Dec, CAMTC received 392… Continue

Posted on December 8, 2009 at 8:00pm — 4 Comments

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At 3:12pm on December 27, 2009, Erica Olson said…
Keith--there's a discussion going on over on the "Myths of Massage" board about massage and flushing out wastes/toxins. Lee Kaplan's linked to an article you wrote, but it's continuing to raise questions. Would you be willing to swing on by and help us (okay, me) out? Thanks!
At 1:21pm on October 24, 2009, Stephen Jeffrey said…
Keith! thankyou so much for the way you link your's and others articles and web pages in support of what you say.I'm learning so much.
 
 
 

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