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News Update: October 24, 2016

Multivitamins May Reduce Breast Cancer Recurrence

Beyond Lavender
By Nyssa Hanger, MA, LMT, RYT
In my last article on using aromatherapy to help our clients sleep, I mentioned one of the most universal essential oils out there: lavender (Lavandula angustifolia).
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Newly Identified Self-Repair Methods
Implications for manual therapists.
By Leon Chaitow, ND, DO
In this article, I will describe important new evidence of fascia's ability to self-regulate, maintain and repair itself, as it performs its' multiple vital tasks – with the stabilizing contribution of water, forming part of the process.
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Devaluation of Massage
And of Massage Therapists
By Ron McKnight, Dpl.Ac. LMT
In the beginning, massage was massage was massage, but that simplicity has changed. Over the years, massage has greatly advanced and has become a sophisticated means to perform therapy.
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It's About Health
By Ralph Stephens, BS, LMT, NCTMB
I went shopping for sheets the other day. I learned a new term, "cotton-rich." It is becoming hard to find what percentage of cotton vs. plastic is in the sheet fabric.
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The Anatomy of a Clinical Research Article
By Martha Brown Menard, PhD, LMT
Just as the practice of the health care professions requires a working knowledge of the anatomy and physiology of the human body, critical examination of a research article requires identification and study of its various components.
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TDR Massage: The Trigger Finger
By Linda LePelley, RN, NMT
Trigger Finger (TF) is a dysfunctional condition of the hand in which symptoms of the affected finger or thumb advance from movement hesitance with noticeable clicking, to painful snaps or clicks, eventually progressing to a state of immobilized flexion.
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Thai Massage Effective in Relieving Chronic Pain
New research sheds additional light on this treatment option.
Contributed by Massage Therapy Foundation Contributor: Derek R. Austin, PT, DPT, MS, BCTMB, CSCS; April Neufeld, BS, LMT, BCTMB; S. Pualani Gillespie, LMT, MSN, RN, BCMTB
Traditional Thai Massage (TTM) is an ancient healing art that has been researched in several high-quality studies.
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Prevention vs. Intervention
Why intervention can be the quality of life choice.
By Dale G. Alexander, LMT, MA, PhD
Pain is one way we learn. Most recently, the pain of my wife's fractured big toe led us to seek out a foot doctor. During conversation with him, I learned that the progression of immobility within the first MTP (metatarsophalangeal joint) can be a significant contributor leading toward an eventual knee replacement. This was a new awareness.
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