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Evidence based massage therapy
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Bert Davich Oct 28, 2009.

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Evidence based massage therapy practice

The primary goal of Massage Therapy is to provide the highest quality of

health care and achieve the best outcomes for the clients in a

cost-effective manner. The care process involves assessment, massage

therapy diagnosis, identification of client-centered goals (outcomes),

selection of effective therapeutic interventions and evaluation of

progress. In order to make sound decisions throughout this process,

massage therapists require valid… Continue

Posted on April 28, 2010 at 2:00pm — 15 Comments

Massage therapy in primary health care Breaking down barriers

(originally published in: Massage Therapy Today September 2009)



Introduction

We often hear that our health care system is in crises. We don’t have enough doctors or nurses and costs are skyrocketing.

Effective chronic disease management is a major challenge for today’s health care systems. A well-known and respected health policy expert Steven Lewis, has described the current Canadian health care system, as “acute care-obsessed, high-tech-envy”, and being “not so good, that… Continue

Posted on September 8, 2009 at 11:30am — 2 Comments

Plantar Fasciitis - Evidence for practice

By Bodhi Haraldsson, RMT

Originally published in Massage Matters Winter 2007

(http://www.massagetherapy.bc.ca/general/links/magazine_subscription)





Anatomy



The plantar fascia is comprised primarily of a substantial central longitudinal

component, the plantar aponeurosis, as well as medial and lateral components.[1]

The central aponeurotic band is considered the most significant, both structurally and functionally.[2]



The thick central… Continue

Posted on July 9, 2009 at 5:02pm — 2 Comments

How to practice evidence based medicine

Posted on July 9, 2009 at 4:48pm

From vocation to profession - the quest for professionalisation in Massage Therapy

Professionalisation - the social process whereby people come to engage in an activity for pay or as a means of livelihood (wordwebonline)

Some authors have defined the gaining of statutory self-regulation or state-sanctioned professionalisation as being equivalent to the professionalisation process (Boon)

Most agree that there are specific activities that need to be present. Those are:



* A body of specialized knowledge

* Education in institutes of higher… Continue

Posted on July 8, 2009 at 3:53pm

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What is your website?
http://twitter.com/massagetherapy
Which modalities do you practice?
Swedish Massage, Deep Tissue Massage, Craniosacral Therapy, Sports Massage, Pre-natal Pregnancy Massage, Myofascial Release, Therapeutic Massage, Trigger Point Therapy, Medical Massage

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At 11:04pm on September 8, 2010, Jason Erickson said…
Thanks for the nice message; I enjoy the EBM group and look forward to learning more. Thanks also for the FB invite. :)
At 9:32am on July 10, 2009, Robin Byler Thomas said…
Nice to meet you Bodhi, I enjoyed your slide show and the discussion on EBP.
 
 
 

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