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Articles Of The Week April 22, 2018

Articles Of The Week April 22, 2018

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.

“Preventing Brain Drain: Opportunities And Challenges For Higher Education” – Donald Dillon

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.

“Neuroscience Education Seen Improving Chronic Spinal Pain” – Judy George

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

 

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Jamie Johnston

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As the creator of the site, I hope you like what you’re reading. I’m a Registered Massage Therapist in Victoria BC, former Massage college clinical supervisor, First Responder instructor, hockey fan and volunteer firefighter. Come hang out on the facebook page, where we can share some ideas about how to improve the perception of the Massage Therapy industry.
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