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.

Controversial Suicide Scene Removed From '13 Reasons Why'

Title: Controversial Suicide Scene Removed From '13 Reasons Why'Category: Health NewsCreated: 7/16/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/17/2019 12:00:00 AM

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

Evolution Could Explain Why Staying Slim Is So Tough

Title: Evolution Could Explain Why Staying Slim Is So ToughCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/16/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/17/2019 12:00:00 AM

From Health Care Advisor to Transplant Patient to Mayo Clinic Employee

Piper Nieters Su had spent years in Washington, D.C., working with institutions like Mayo Clinic on health care policy reform. Piper's relationship with Mayo Clinic changed dramatically, however, afte

Hurricanes Can Hurt Survival Odds Among Those With Cancer

Title: Hurricanes Can Hurt Survival Odds Among Those With CancerCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/16/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/17/2019 12:00:00 AM

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Health Tip: Relaxation Techniques for Stress

Title: Health Tip: Relaxation Techniques for StressCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/17/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/17/2019 12:00:00 AM

Autoimmune Disease No Handicap to Golfing Greatness

Billy Dowell Jr. was working toward a goal of playing professional golf when his body betrayed him. He was beset by several autoimmune disorders that left him overwhelmed. With consistent, comprehensi

Obesity May Boost Odds for MS in Kids

Title: Obesity May Boost Odds for MS in KidsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/16/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/17/2019 12:00:00 AM

Wake Up Your Breakfast With Delicious Whole Grains

Title: Wake Up Your Breakfast With Delicious Whole GrainsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/17/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/17/2019 12:00:00 AM

Careful Evaluation, Teamwork Lead to Successful Epilepsy Surgery

There was a time when Gavin Vreeland was afraid he might hurt his daughter should he have a seizure while caring for her. Despite taking medication, his epileptic episodes happened frequently and with

Tough Rules on E-Cigs Might Push Folks Back to Smoking

Title: Tough Rules on E-Cigs Might Push Folks Back to SmokingCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/16/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/17/2019 12:00:00 AM

Health Tip: Recognizing Heat Exhaustion

Title: Health Tip: Recognizing Heat ExhaustionCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/17/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/17/2019 12:00:00 AM

Can a Broken Heart Contribute to Cancer?

Title: Can a Broken Heart Contribute to Cancer?Category: Health NewsCreated: 7/17/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/17/2019 12:00:00 AM

Menstrual Cups Equal Pads, Tampons in Effectiveness, Data Shows

Title: Menstrual Cups Equal Pads, Tampons in Effectiveness, Data ShowsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/17/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/17/2019 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

Scoliosis Surgery Preserves Teen’s Mobility, Boosts Self-Esteem

As an active teenager, Mason Orth struggled with the back brace she had to wear to correct her scoliosis. And she was hesitant to move forward with the other treatment option presented to her, spinal

Second Opinion Leads to Less-Invasive Treatment for Esophageal Cancer

When Mike DiGennaro was diagnosed with stage 1 esophageal cancer, he wanted a minimally invasive treatment option. He found that, and more, at Mayo Clinic. Mike DiGennaro knew he needed surgery. But h

Interpreting Languages, Connecting Cultures

In her work as a medical interpreter in Mayo Clinic's Language Services, Samira Jubran uses her love of serving others to connect patients and health care providers, while building bridges between cul

When Faced With Complex Heart Surgery, Physician Picks Mayo Clinic

When he learned that he needed heart surgery, Andrew Ross, M.D., knew that in order to take care of his patients, he had to take care of himself. To do that, he turned to Mayo Clinic. Last year, Andre

Genetic Test Solves Mystery of Family Bleeding Disorder

When a problem with low blood platelet counts surfaced in three generations of the Riggs family, Mayo Clinic doctors went to work to discover what was causing the disorder. Genetic testing revealed th

Moving Well and Feeling Good With Holistic Care

For years, Linda Feges has relied on a multidisciplinary care team at Mayo Clinic to help her address symptoms related to movement disorders. Recently, that team also opened the door for Linda to rece

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

Living and Thriving Beyond Opioid Addiction

Ken Start is an optimistic, energetic husband, father and grandfather with a job and family he loves. It's a life Ken's fought for, but one he almost sacrificed to opioid addiction. For 15 years, Ken

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

Integration of Massage Therapy in Outpatient Cancer Care: Part Two [Research Perch]

Join host Doug Nelson, LMT, BCTMB, as he facilitates a continued discussion of, “Integration of Massage Therapy in Outpatient Cancer [...] The post Integration of Massage Therapy in Outpatient Canc

Joyce Prahasky: #RunningForResearch 2019

MTF President Douglas Nelson interviews FSMTA President Joyce Prahasky about what motivates her to run and raise funds for MTF [...] The post Joyce Prahasky: #RunningForResearch 2019 appeared first o

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

Rocky Chen: #RunningForResearch 2019

By Rocky Chen, PE, LMT In November 2018, I was selected by the Massage Therapy Foundation (MTF) to run in the [...] The post Rocky Chen: #RunningForResearch 2019 appeared first on Massage Therapy Fou

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

Free Research Webinar from NCBTMB and MTF

The Massage Therapy Foundation (MTF)  and the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB) are excited to offer [...] The post Free Research Webinar from NCBTMB and MTF

Massage Research Helps Athletes Train Better and Prevent Injury

By Robert E. McAtee, LMT, BCTMB, CSCS For seven consecutive years, the Massage Therapy Foundation has been granted the honor of [...] The post Massage Research Helps Athletes Train Better and Prevent

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

Integration of Massage Therapy in Outpatient Cancer Care: Part One [Research Perch]

Join host Doug Nelson, LMT, BCTMB, as he facilitates a discussion of, “Integration of Massage Therapy in Outpatient Cancer Care: [...] The post Integration of Massage Therapy in Outpatient Cancer C

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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