Where do we go as a profession and as a practitioner if we pursue higher education? Is there an opportunity to stay in the profession and be in research, or in other capacities? This is a great article interviewing some RMT’s who have pursued higher education and what they see as opportunities.
Many manual therapists combine meditation and mindfulness into their treatments. A new study is looking at how mindfulness and meditation are helping patients dealing with depression.
“When Science Meets Mindfulness” – The Harvard Gazette
Amazing what communication and education can do for a patient. In this case, it may be more successful in helping people with chronic spinal pain compared to other interventions.
I cherish sleep and have to hit the snooze button every morning. However, according to this article, that may be doing me more harm than good!
“Snoozers Are, In Fact, Losers” – Maria Konnikova
While we can’t necessarily counsel a patient on their nutrition (depending on your scope), we can always share information. Here’s some information backed by data on high-fat diets, that gives a fair bit of info on several topics around it.
“The Truth About High Fat Diets” – Brad Dieter