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hip, shoulder, knee - Copyright – Stock Photo / Register Mark The Aspiration to Prevent Hip, Knee and Shoulder Replacements

By Dale G. Alexander, LMT, MA, PhD

In 1983, my right hip was fractured in a head on automobile accident with a drunk driver. The hip joint was so severely shattered that the acetabulum appeared as potato chips in the x-ray. The tibial plateau and ankle were fractured as well. The very good news was that I was only 30 years old and, after a month in traction and through the assistance of skilled soft tissue practitioners, chiropractic care and exceptional yoga teachers, I was able to rehabilitate to functional...

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AFMTE - Copyright – Stock Photo / Register Mark First Educational Congress Announces Diverse Program

By Nancy Dail, AFMTE Conference Planning Chair

The Alliance for Massage Therapy Education and the Commission on Massage Therapy Accreditation continue to release information related to the First Educational Congress in July 2015 at The Commons Hotel in...

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aromatherapy - Copyright – Stock Photo / Register Mark When Does Aromatherapy Exceed Your Scope of Practice?

By Shellie Enteen, RA, BA, LMBT

People in the healing arts want to help others. Massage therapists, like other professionals who work with the public in ways that affect their body, want to do as much as possible to insure their client's...

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Using Your Intuition in the Decision Making Process
By Marie-Christine Lochot, LMT

Should being in touch with our client's energy and listening to our intuition be part of the decision making process? As massage therapists, before we give a massage, we have to evaluate the state of health of a client as it pertains to the type of massage, the amount of pressure and other variables. To...

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Supporting Research and Education
By Massage Therapy Foundation Contributor

This month, The Massage Therapy Foundation's research column looks at a different kind of article published in the International Journal of Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (IJTMB); an editorial from IJTMB's...

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signature - Copyright – Stock Photo / Register Mark CA Governor Signs Massage Therapy Reform Act

Board Structure And Educational Requirements Change

By Kathryn Feather, Senior Associate Editor

California Governor Jerry Brown signed AB1147, also known as the Massage Therapy Reform Act into law, passing specific measures to give local cities greater control over massage establishments, reauthorizing but...

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body gears - Copyright – Stock Photo / Register Mark Little Muscles Can Create Big Pain

By David Kent, LMT, NCTMB

Sometimes it is the smallest of muscles that can create the most servere types of pain. Some clients come in to the clinic and report that hip and leg pain is so severe it caused them to visit an emergency room,...

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