Massage Therapy, Health And Wellness

Massage Therapy for stress relief, wellness and the treatment of musculoskeletal injuries and pain, including Tendinopathies, Tennis Elbow and muscle strains.

Massage Therapy | Taking Charge of Your Health & Wellbeing

Massage therapy means many things to many people. In fact, a recently published scholarly article identifies more than 80 different styles of massage, many of which have been developed in the past 30

Millet: A Whole Grain You Might Be Overlooking

Title: Millet: A Whole Grain You Might Be OverlookingCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/16/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/16/2019 12:00:00 AM

Shrinking Youth Group Aids Global Decline in Homicides

Title: Shrinking Youth Group Aids Global Decline in HomicidesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/15/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/16/2019 12:00:00 AM

Steroid Shots for Painful Joints May Make Matters Worse

Title: Steroid Shots for Painful Joints May Make Matters WorseCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/15/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/16/2019 12:00:00 AM

A Long Road Through Infertility to Parenthood

Lacey Berning dreamed of having a little girl. What she never imagined, however, was that the journey to that child would be wrought with delays and heartache. But Lacey never gave up hope, and with s

When Baby Makes Four

Title: When Baby Makes FourCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/15/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/16/2019 12:00:00 AM

The 3 Best Tennis Elbow Self Massage Techniques For Home Treatment

Why Advanced Self-Massage Techniques are the best way to treat your Tennis or Golfer's Elbow and the most powerful ones to use - From a professional Therapist

Good News, Bad News on Concussions in High School Sports

Title: Good News, Bad News on Concussions in High School SportsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/15/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/16/2019 12:00:00 AM

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What Helps Calm Agitated Dementia Patients?

Title: What Helps Calm Agitated Dementia Patients?Category: Health NewsCreated: 10/15/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/16/2019 12:00:00 AM

Surviving Aortic Dissection and Navigating Its Aftermath

Surviving an aortic dissection is a tale not all patients live to tell. For Eric Salter, living through the traumatic experience was nothing short of miraculous. What's been even more remarkable to th

Health Tip: Understanding Eye Gunk

Title: Health Tip: Understanding Eye GunkCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/16/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/16/2019 12:00:00 AM

New Migraine Drug Approved by FDA

Title: New Migraine Drug Approved by FDACategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/15/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/16/2019 12:00:00 AM

Moms' Weight-Loss Surgery Tied to Lower Risk of Birth Defects

Title: Moms' Weight-Loss Surgery Tied to Lower Risk of Birth DefectsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/16/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/16/2019 12:00:00 AM

Expert Care and Compassion Move Cary Hill Beyond a Second Brain Aneurysm

Having already lived through the effects of one ruptured brain aneurysm, Cary Hill knew she couldn't risk it happening again when scans showed that another aneurysm had grown on her brain. So she came

None of Top-Selling Kids' Drinks Meet Experts' Health Recommendations

Title: None of Top-Selling Kids' Drinks Meet Experts' Health RecommendationsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/16/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/16/2019 12:00:00 AM

Flashback: Transformative Gift Creates Mayo Clinic as It’s Known Today

Tuesday, Oct. 8, marked the 100th anniversary of when Dr. Will and Hattie Mayo along with Dr. Charlie and Edith Mayo signed a deed of gift that transferred ownership of the land, buildings and equipme

Happy to Give Back to Mayo Clinic After Battling Rare Autoimmune Disease

Erin Ayub spent months in a medically induced coma as her Mayo Clinic care team worked to fight off a rare and dangerous form of encephalitis. Today, Erin has made a remarkable recovery, and now as a

Freed From Debilitating Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Marissa Russo has been battling symptoms of inflammatory bowel disease for half her life. When a flare-up that lasted several months had her confined to bed and barely able to function, she turned to

Pedaling His Way to a Successful Heart Transplant

Told he needed a heart transplant to stay alive, Greg Williams could have simply sat back and waited. Instead, he chose to take ownership of his health by exercising in his hospital room at Mayo Clini

Overcoming Disability and Shyness While Finding Her Place

When Taylor Sturtz first arrived at Mayo Clinic, it was as an intern in the Project Search program. Through that experience, she gained new skills and found new confidence. Today, Taylor is proud to b

Energized and Excited After Precision Care Relieves Puzzling Problem

These days, Molly Hanson feels awesome. Free from pain, she's now eager to get back into her life. Molly's energy today stands in stark contrast to how she felt a year ago — before she visited Mayo

Savoring the Many Flavors of Life After Overcoming Side Effects From Cancer Treatment

Side effects from oral cancer treatment left Mike Serpe in terrible pain and unable to eat or drink for months. But after coming to Mayo Clinic, where he began hyperbaric oxygen therapy followed by su

2019 MTF Community Service Grantees Announced

The Foundation is excited to announce that selection of our 2019 Community Service Grantees is complete. Our grant recipients this year [...] The post 2019 MTF Community Service Grantees Announced ap

Massage Therapy Program at Nationwide Children’s Hospital Part Two [Research Perch]

Hospital-based massage programs are on the rise as care providers seek non-pharmacological modalities for pain and stress relief. Learn about how [...] The post Massage Therapy Program at Nationwide

Research Literacy: Raising the Bar

          By Brent Jackson, M.Ed., BS, LMT Increasing the research literacy of massage therapists is critical to advancing the profession. The ability [...] The post Research Literacy: Raising

Massage Therapy Program At Nationwide Children’s Hospital Part One [Research Perch]

Hospital-based massage programs are on the rise as care providers seek non-pharmacological modalities for pain and stress relief. Learn about how [...] The post Massage Therapy Program At Nationwide

Press Release: Research Grant Addresses Pain & Opioid Use in Veterans

Massage Therapy Foundation Announces Research Grant Award DVCIPM Studies Massage Therapy Implementation Strategies and Efficacy for Pain and [...] The post Press Release: Research Grant Addresses Pai

Intro to the Research Pyramid

By Ruth Werner, BCTMB Excerpted from the free MTF eBook, Instructors’ Guide to Teaching Research Not all research carries equal weight. Anecdotes [...] The post Intro to the Research Pyramid appear

Swimmer’s Elbow: Does Swimming Cause Tennis Or Golfer’s Elbow Or Can It Help You Recover From It?

Is swimming good or bad for Tennis Elbow or Golfer's Elbow? (Does it cause or aggravate it?) And could swimming possibly be a good rehab exercise – Especially if swimming didn't cause it? (OR shoul

Graston / IASTM For Treating Tennis Elbow

Can you "scrape" your way out of Tennis Elbow or Golfer's Elbow pain with the Graston Technique or another form of IASTM? – Are these metal tools the right approach to treating your muscle or tendo

Doing Well by Doing Good

Show clients that your practice cares about massage therapy research By Douglas Nelson, LMT, BCTMB, Massage Therapy Foundation President A [...] The post Doing Well by Doing Good appeared first on Ma

The Role of Research in Schools: A Podcast Interview with Margaret Sharenko

What does it look like to integrate massage therapy research into student curriculum? Listen as MTF President Doug Nelson, LMT, BCTMB, [...] The post The Role of Research in Schools: A Podcast Interv

Is Exercise The Most Important Way Of Treating Tendinopathies, Like Tennis And Golfer’s Elbow?

Is exercise "The Best Tennis Elbow Treatment?" — Or does it depend on how and when that exercise is done? Taking a look at a recent medical news article. Is Exercise The Most Important Way Of Treat

#RunningForResearch: Post-Marathon Radio Interview with Kim Nimmo

The Massage Therapy Foundation is so proud of Team MTF #RunningForResearch runner Kim Nimmo who completed 26.2 miles in the 2019 [...] The post #RunningForResearch: Post-Marathon Radio Interview wit

Performance Health: #RunningForResearch Honored Sponsor

By Performance Health Performance Health is once again proud to support the Massage Therapy Foundation’s Boston Marathon® Team MTF—#RunningForResearch. This year [...] The post Performance Healt

Gardener’s Elbow? How Gardening Causes Elbow Pain And Injury – And How To Treat It

Can gardening and landscaping injure you? It certainly can! Here's how it causes Tennis Elbow, Golfer's Elbow and other wrist and thumb tendon injuries – And how to treat it right, so you can keep

3 Ways CrossFit Puts You In The Crosshairs For Tennis Elbow And Other Injuries

Among CrossFit athletes, Tennis Elbow and Golfer's Elbow seem to be an all-too-common affliction (as well as other injuries) — Is there something inherently wrong with the CrossFit style of exercis

Platelet-Rich Plasma For Tennis Elbow: Does It Work?

Could Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) Therapy be an effective, new Tennis Elbow treatment - A breakthrough, even? - Or is it actually an expensive, unproven fad, driven by rock star-athlete publicity and

Physiotherapist / Researcher Jill Cook Discusses Tendinopathies And Physical Therapy

In this somewhat technical video, Professor and Researcher Jill Cook, from Latrobe University in Melbourne, AU, discusses the current thinking and model for Tendinopathy rehabilitation in Physiothera

Stem Cell Treatment For Tennis Elbow On The Cutting Edge ‘Down Under’

A new, cutting edge tendon stem cell injection procedure for Tennis Elbow and other Tendinopathies, utilizing Orthocell's Autologous Tenocyte Injection (ATI) technology, is now being offered in Aust

New Clinical Study Of Bio-Engineered Collagen For Treating Tennis Elbow

An Israeli biotech company recently announced the promising results of a clinical trial of their bioengineered collagen product (combined with Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection Therapy) in the treatment

Tech Neck: A Miserable, Modern Malady

Do you have neck or upper back tension, stiffness or pain related to using your computer, tablet or phone? You may have the modern malady known as 'Tech Neck' AKA, 'Text Neck' – And here's why you

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