CMMOTA Sunday News is published on a weekly basis and may contain links to articles, commentary, research, podcast highlights, video links, business tips, and other interesting items which primarily pertain to the professional practices of Massage Therapy and Manual Osteopathic Therapy. To access current and archived issues please click on the link(s) below.

Sunday News – September 18. 2022 – This edition includes articles on:

  • Person-centered Care
  • What MTs Need to Know about Monkeypox
  • Sports Injury Whiplash
  • Massage and Alzheimer’s
  • Video Highlight – 3 ways to spot a bad statistic
  • Podcast Highlight – Myofascial Release and Chronic Low Back Pain
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Revisited
  • Massage Therapist Sexually Harassed at Work Educating Others

Sunday News – September 11. 2022 – This edition includes articles on:

  • Pediatric Pain – How Parents Pass Their Pian to Their Children
  • Understanding Pain
  • Impact of Massage Therapy on the Quality of Life of Hospice Patients and Their Caregivers: A Pilot Study
  • How Nostalgia Relieves Pain
  • A Review of Hiatal Hernia, Acid Reflux and Gerd
  • Rethinking Posture – Having Good Posture Doesn’t Prevent Back Pain and Bad Posture Doesn’t Cause It
  • Self Care – Exercise Myths Debunked
  • Skin Sensory Receptors: Why some clients respond differently than others.
  • How to Read Research – A Review of Sampling Methods and How to Choose the Best One.

Sunday News – September 4. 2022 – This edition includes articles on:

  • A Review – Ankle Structure and Mechanics
  • SELF CARE – Back to School, Time to Revisit Strategies for Child and Family Mental Health
  • Conditions Review – Pectoralis Minor Syndrome
  • Research Article: The Effect of Music, Massage, Yoga and Exercise on Antenatal Depression
  • YouTube Highlight – A Conversation between Walt Fritz and Jamie Johnson about moving towards more evidence-based practice.
  • How to Understand Research: Cluster Randomized Trails
  • BUSINESS TIP – How to Turn Occasional Clients into Recurring Ones

Sunday News – August 28. 2022 – This edition includes articles on:

  • Massage Therapy and Mental Health Benefits
  • Don’t Disregard the Coccyx
  • Book Review: Making Sense of Medical Statistics
  • Power to the Patient – Person Centered Care
  • The Need for Specialized Intake Forms for Pregnant Clients
  • Long Covid and Post Exertional Symptom Exacerbation (PESE)

Sunday News – August 21. 2022 – This edition includes articles on:

  • Massage Therapy in Chronic Pain Management
  • Three Step Guide to Reading Research
  • Sleep Quality Tied to Presence and Intensity of Chronic Postsurgical Pain
  • The Crucial Importance of Assessment
  • Three Free Easy Ways to Promote a Massage Practice
  • Massage Therapy and Hip Pain
  • Research Article: The Effectiveness of Massage Therapy on Fatigue and Pain in Patients with MS

Sunday News – August 14. 2022 – This edition includes articles on:

  • How to Identify and Correct Tight Hip Flexors
  • Research Article: Impact of Abdominal Massage on enteral nutrition complications in adult critically ill patients.
  • Free the Ribs
  • Shin Splints Treatment, the Complete Guide
  • Foot Reflexology Improves Sleep Among Hospitalized Heart Patients
  • Video Highlight – How to Build a Massage Practice Texting Etiquette
  • Books on Human Health

Sunday News – August 7. 2022 – This edition includes articles on:

  • Podcast Highlight – I Have a Client Who: Heart Failure and more
  • This is How Self-Esteem Will Help You Succeed as a Massage Therapist
  • Basic Communication Improvements for Massage Therapists
  • Research Highlight – Higher TENS Dose Ease Low Back Pain
  • Understanding Research: Statistical Significance vs. Clinical Significance
  • The Importance of Touch
  • What Makes Joints Pop and Crack

Sunday News – July 31. 2022 – This edition includes articles on:

  • Research Article – The Reliability of the Straight Leg Raise Test for Suspected Lumbar Radicular Pain
  • Podcast Highlight – Oncology Massage Safety and Considerations
  • Tame the Beast – A Resource for those Suffering from Persistent Pain
  • The Fit MT: Body Mechanics for a Pain-Free Massage Career
  • “No Evidence of effect: versus “Evidence of no effect”: how do they differ?
  • Does Narrative Medicine have a Place in Massage Therapy

Sunday News – July 24. 2022 – This edition includes articles on:

  • Massage After Knee and Hip Replacement Surgery
  • Managing Pain vs Recovering from Pain
  • This is Why Time Boundaries are an Act of Self Care
  • Code for Happy Endings – Know the Words and Phrases to Avoid
  • Research Study – Integration of Massage Therapy in Outpatient Cancer Care
  • Podcast Highlight – Cupcake Massage – Things to Consider when Choosing a Business Name

Sunday News – July 17. 2022 – This edition includes articles on:

  • Deep Pressure Gliding without a Massage Tool – and Without Pain
  • Get Across the Finish Line – 15 Exercises to Try Now for MT Self Care
  • Research Article – Efficacy of medium change triglyceride massage oil on growth in preterm infants: a randomized controlled trial
  • How to Remove the Yellow Color from Clear Silicone
  • Thicker Juicier Spinal Discs in Slow Runners and Fast Walkers
  • Research Article – Lumbar Myofascial Release effects on Lumbar Flexion Angle and Pelvic Inclination Angle in Patients with Non-Specific Low Back Pain
  • Is it burnout? A Q+A with Organizational Psychologist Constance Noonan Hadley

Sunday News – July 10. 2022 – This edition includes articles on:

  • Research Article – Effect of Massage on the mood of open heart surgery patients
  • News – BC Supreme Court Grants Injunction Permanently Prohibiting Non-Registrant from Using Protected Titles
  • RMT’s: Stop Pressing with Your Thumb for Pain Free Hands
  • Concussion Management is Changing as More Research Suggests Exercise is the Best Approach
  • The Origin of the Legend of Placebo
  • IT Band Friction Syndrome – A Case of Mistaken Identity
  • Podcast Highlight – The Hamstrings – Critically Thinking about Critical Thoughts: The Rebel MT with Allison Denney

Sunday News – July 3. 2022 – This edition includes articles on:

  • Documentary – “Touched: A Massage Story”
  • Pain Behind the Knee
  • Podcast – Fundamentals of Ergonomics
  • Why some Movements are Incredibly Fun
  • Trauma Informed Massage Therapy
  • From Athlete to Massage Therapist
  • Research Article – Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness
  • Research Article – Rotator Cuff-Related Shoulder Pain: Is It Time to Reframe the Advice, “You Need to Strengthen Your Shoulder”
  • Breathing Back Pain – Diaphragm Opening Technique

Sunday News – June 26. 2022 – This edition includes articles on:

  • Home Care Research Article – Comprehensive supervised heavy training program versus home training regimen in patients with subacromial impingement syndrome: a randomized trial
  • The Experience of Dystonia and How Massage Therapy Helps
  • Correction: anticonvulsants can be helpful for some neuropathy (just not back pain)
  • Research Article on Vitamin D and Dementia
  • Business Tips Podcast – Building a Business Around Clarity
  • Research Report on Sexual Harassment and Assault of Canadian Massage Therapists

Sunday News – June 19, 2022 – This edition includes articles on:

  • Plantar Fasciitis – Toss the Sneakers?
  • The Fit MT: Self Care Contributes to Career Success
  • Research Article – Digital body mapping of pain quality and distribution in athletes with longstanding groin pain
  • Trigger Point Therapy for Myofascial Pain Syndrome
  • This is Why You Should Consider Employment as Your Next Career Move
  • Running Injuries Don’t Happen for the Reasons You Think! Here’s Three Best Ways to Prevent Them

Sunday News – June 12, 2022 – This edition includes articles on:

  • Effects of Swedish Massage on Gain Spatiotemporal Parameters in Adult Women with Medial Knee Osteoarthritis: A Randomized Controlled Trial
  • San Diego Pain Summit Treasure Trove – 2015-2018 Presentations
  • Podcast Highlight – The Thinking Practitioner Episode 56 – Working with Rib Issues
  • Business Tip – Advanced Business Strategies: Save Time by Batching Business Tasks
  • Refresher – What Does a Positive Slump Test Mean?
  • How Does a Massage Therapist become a Massage Therapy Researcher?
  • Key Surgically Relevant Anatomy of the Medial and Lateral Aspects of the Knee
  • Myth Buster – Poisoned by Massage: Rather than being DE-toxifying, deep tissue massage may actually cause a toxic situation.

Sunday News – June 5, 2022 – This edition includes articles on:

  • What is Gluteal Tendinopathy and Can Exercise and Massage Help?
  • Lymphatic Drainage for Mommy Makeover clients
  • Research Article – Reiki for Pain During Hemodialysis: A Feasibility and Instrument Evaluation Study
  • How to Avoid Achy Feet While Working from Home
  • Business Tip – Should I have My Picture on My Massage Business Webpage?
  • Home Care/Self Care – The 5 Move Leg Day Warm Up for Injury Prevention
  • Podcast Highlight – Allowing Research to Challenge Our Beliefs
  • New Research Continues to Reinforce Effectiveness of Massage Therapy for Relief of Chronic Pain

Sunday News – May 29, 2022 – This edition includes articles on:

  • Podcast Highlight – 2 RMT’s and a Mic – Love Your Longevity
  • Psoas – Muscle of the Soul or Just a Good Stabilizer
  • How Massage Therapy Enhances Work Performance and Career Success
  • Massage on the Chiropractic Team
  • Research Article – Gluteus Maximus Activation to Flexion Bias Exercises Along with MET Technique in Subjects with Anterior Rotated Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction
  • Research Article – A Preliminary Study of the Effects of Repeated Massage on Hypothalamic-Pituitary-Adrenal and Immune Function in Healthy Individuals: A Study of Mechanisms of Action and Dosage
  • Do You Know Your Scope of Practice?
  • Research Article – Pain Improvement After Healing Touch and Massage in Breast Cancer: an Observational Retrospective Study

Sunday News – May 22, 2022 – This edition includes articles on:

  • Business Tip – Why Giving Your Massage Clients Extra Table Time is a Bad Idea
  • Business Tip – Transitioning your Practice…
  • Creating the Dream Team – Everything you need to know about building a multidisciplinary clinic
  • Hot Stone Massage and Oncology Treatment
  • Massage Therapy Research – What is Happening in this Field
  • How to Access Research
  • Kinetic Chain Patterns: An Exploration of Complicated Shoulder Conditions
  • Instagram – 8 Steps You can take to get noticed without “getting naked”
  • 6 Main Causes of Morning Back Pain
  • You Tube Highlight – Laurie Di Giulio

Sunday News – May 15, 2022 – This edition includes articles on:

  • Critical Thinking in Practice – 14 Questions to Ask
  • Research Article – Hydrotherapy, Massage and Diabetic Neuropathy
  • Research Article – Effectiveness of Deep Tissue Massage, and supervised strengthening and Stretching Exercise on Sub Acute Neck Pain
  • 4 Steps You Can Take Now to Live with Intention
  • How to Translate Pain Research to Impact Practice
  • VIDEO HIGHLIGHT – Research, Why Bother?
  • BUSINESS TIP – How to Choose a Massage Therapy Business Name
  • BUSINESS TIP – Side Hustles for RMT’s

Sunday News – May 8, 2022 – This edition includes articles on:

  • Essential Oils 101 – Do they work, and how do you use them?
  • Massage for Moms – Sciatica Relieve During Pregnancy to Postpartum
  • Research Article – Efficacy of transdermal delivery of liposomal micronutrients through body oil massage on neurodevelopmental and micronutrient deficiency status in infants: results of a randomized placebo-controlled clinical trial
  • 7 Helpful Ways to Manage Overwhelming Stress
  • Research Article – Effect of massage therapy with lavender oil on severity of restless legs syndrome and quality of life in hemodialysis patients
  • Research Article – The Immediate Effects of Lavender Aromatherapy Massage versus Massage in Work Stress, Burnout and HRV Parameters: A Randomized Controlled Trial
  • Technique Refresher – Treating Shin Splints
  • Mid Exercise Stretching – It is helpful, but maybe not for the reason you think…
  • Podcast Highlight – What Influenced You?
  • Big Toe Kink in the Kinetic Chain

Sunday News – May 1, 2022 – This edition includes articles on:

  • Self Care – How Genetics Influence Exercise
  • One Persons Journey Through Long COVID – San Diego Pain Summit Video
  • Mesothelioma – What you need to know!
  • Evidence Based Medicine
  • Business Tips – Game On! Creating a Thriving Practice
  • Research Article – The effects of joint mobilization on sacroiliac joint dysfunction.
  • A Review of Sciatica
  • Podcast Highlight – Hep C exposure – what is our risk?

Sunday News – April 24, 2022 – This edition includes articles on:

  • Self Care – Mindfulness – are you applying it correctly?
  • Neurodynamic Techniques Research Article – Neurodynamics – is tension contentious?
  • Research Article – Non-pharmacological sleep interventions for adult patients in intensive care Units: A systematic review.
  • 11 Characteristics of Pseudoscience
  • Podcast Highlight – A Fine Irish Visit
  • Gut Gasses and Stomach Pain

Sunday News – April 17, 2022 – This edition includes articles on:

  • Sport Specific Techniques
  • Research Article – MRI Findings of 104 Hips of Asymptomatic Adults: from Non-Runners to Ultra-Runners
  • Thai Abdominal Massage
  • Research Article – Effect of Back Problems on Healthcare Utilization and Costs in Ontario, Canada: a population based matched cohort study.
  • Central Sensitization
  • The Neuroscience of Touch and Pain
  • Four Reasons for Massage Research

Sunday News – April 10, 2022 – This edition includes articles on:

  • Maternal Voice Reduces Pain in Premature Babies
  • Evidence Based Guidelines for Achilles Tendinitis
  • List of Important Open Access Research Articles for Massage Therapists
  • What We Think We Know About What Causes Running Injuries Might Be Wrong
  • A Pain Sensation, or a Pain Perception? Dissolving and Unproductive Debate
  • Self Care/Home Care – 4 Tips to Revive Your Exercise Routine
  • Muscle Pain and Energy Rich Blood Cholesterol Medicine Affect the Organs Differently
  • What Kind of Exercise is Healthiest?

Sunday News – April 3, 2022 – This edition includes articles on:

  • Research Article – A Comparative Study of Thai Massage and Muscle Energy Technique for Chronic Neck Pain: A Single-Blinded Randomized Clinical Trial
  • Researchers Identify Brain Circuitry in Rodents that May be Responsible for Negative Emotional Aspects of Pain
  • Research Article – The effects of combined sternocleidomastoid muscle stretching and massage on pain, disability, endurance, kinesiophobia, and range of motion in individuals with chronic neck pain: a randomized single-blind study
  • Same Injury Different Brain – How Women’s Trauma Recover Differs from Men’s
  • Self Care/Home Care – 7 Exercises to Help Quash Low Back Pain
  • Research Article – Massage Therapy as a Complementary and Alternative Approach for People with Multiple Sclerosis: A Systematic Review
  • Chronic Pain, Self Compassion and Psychological Flexibility
  • Kindness, Consent and Healing: Therapeutic Touch and First Nations

Sunday News – March 27, 2022 – This edition includes articles on:

  • How Patient Talk About Cancer with Family, Friends and Doctors
  • Research Article – Affects of Acupressure and Abdominal Massage Therapy on Total Knee Arthroplasty Patients Suffering from Constipation
  • Therapist Ergonomics – Lean Into It – The Body Mechanics Strategy that Saved My Career
  • Self Care/Home Care – Knees Over Toes Squat Lunge
  • Business Tip – Corporate Massage: Onsite Services Can Help Combat the Labour Shortage
  • Assumement – How Confirmation Bias Relates to Assessment
  • Exercising One Arm Has Twice the Benefits
  • The Value of Higher Education – A Therapists Journey Through Bells Palsy

Sunday News – March 20, 2022 – This edition includes articles on:

  • Dysfunction Junction – Ligament Referred Pain and it’s Impact on Your Patients
  • Research Article – Professional Pain – How does what you do impact your wellness
  • Exercise Induced Analgesia
  • Why Facts Don’t Change Our Minds – New Discoveries About the Human Mind Show the Limitations of Reason
  • Self Care – Enjoy the Benefits of Regular Resistance Training
  • Techniques Refresher – When the Funny Bone Ain’t Funny
  • Posterior Pelvic Tilt – To Treat or Not to Treat – Research Update
  • Touch on the Medical Team

Sunday News March 13, 2022 – This edition includes articles on:

  • I had a near death experience and THIS is how it informs my work as a Massage Therapist
  • “Understanding Research” for the Massage Therapist
  • Podcast Highlight – Aromatherapy in Action with Amy Galper
  • Business Tip – Hiring an Accounting Service
  • Home Care – Three Therapeutic Exercise Progressions for Lateral Movement of the Hip
  • Pain Exposure Techniques for The Pectorals
  • Business Tip – Ethical Re-Bookings

Sunday News – March 6, 2022 – This edition includes articles on:

  • Research Article – Non Pharmacologic Options for the Treatment of Pain in Patients with Inflammatory Arthritis
  • Understanding the True Role and Benefits of Therapeutic Vibration in Getting your Clients out of Pain
  • Lactic Acid Does Not Cause Soreness or Fatigue
  • Why does Modern Medicine struggle with treating Chronic Pain
  • Business Tips – 5 Massage Therapists Share how They Earn an Above Average Income
  • Athletes Use Stress to Boost Their Wellbeing and Here’s How You Can Too
  • Anatomy Refresher – Structure and Mechanics of the Ankle
  • You Tube Highlight – Meet Erik Dalton – Rock and Roll Star to Massage Instructor

Sunday News – February 27, 2022 – This edition includes articles on:

  • A Vital Massage Career Depends on a Healthy Body and Mind
  • Podcast Highlight – Treatment of Frozen Shoulder
  • Research Article – Cranial Nerve Testing
  • To Stretch, or not to Stretch
  • Exercise Could Help Heal Bones Faster
  • Is Massage Therapy a Good Career for Men?
  • Preventing Disease Transmission in a Massage Practice!
  • You Tube Highlight – TMJ Movements by Rob Haddow
  • Business Tip – The Power of No: Learn to stop saying yes all the time and create the business you really want

Sunday News – February 20, 2022 – This edition includes articles on:

  • Business Tip – Social Media, Facebook, and Your Practice
  • Research Article – Effect of aromatherapy massage by orange essential oil on post-caesarean anxiety: a randomized clinical trail
  • Podcast Highlight – “I have a client who … fentanyl patches”
  • Is Back Pain a Disease of Civilization?
  • Self Care – RMT Yoga Facebook Group highlight
  • Refresher – Deep Gluteal Syndrome and Tendinopathies
  • “Sing” outside the box: laryngeal release and its practice success
  • Significance of painful niggles during exercise
  • Does cartilage loss cause pain in osteoarthritis and if so, how much?
  • Self Care – MT Body Mechanics

Sunday News – February 13, 2022 – This edition includes articles on:

  • What is the Craniosacral Still Point?
  • Research Article – Perceived Pain Responses to Foam Rolling Associate with Basal Heart Rate Variability
  • Teeth Grinding and Facial Pain due to Coronavirus Stress and Anxiety
  • Podcast Highlight – Massage Matters Podcast on San Diego Pain Summit Preview
  • Study Results – Massage beats Ice Bath for Improving Recovery
  • Aromatherapy: Do Essential Oils Really Work
  • Massage Trading: Reciprocal Care Relationships Translate to the Greater Good

Sunday News – February 6, 2022 – This edition includes articles on:

  • Podcast Highlight – Lets Talk Massage with Randy Ellingson
  • Guide to Reading Massage Therapy Research
  • Muscle Repair by Roaming Nuclei
  • Neuroinflammation
  • Resource Highlight: International Journal of Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork
  • 6 Tools for Your Self Care Toolbox
  • Research Article – Shiatsu and Acupressure
  • A Simple Guide to Patient Centered Exercise
  • Why Does Exercise make you Feel Good?

Sunday News – January 30, 2022 – This edition includes articles on:

  • Podcast Highlight – Interdisciplinary podcast
  • How to Evaluate the Quality of Evidence in Massage Therapy
  • 10 Open Access Papers for Massage Therapists
  • Gun’s Blazing – What you need to know about massage guns
  • Massage Techniques for COVID survivors who present with shortness of breathe
  • Massage Therapy Clients and COVID 19 Breakthrough Infections – What you need to know
  • Diabetes and Massage Therapy
  • How to Sanitize Massage Stones – How to reduce your risks from COVID.
  • 10 Minutes of Massage or Rest will Help Your Body Fight Stress
  • Pain Science 101
  • Podcast on Dermo Neuro Modulation

Sunday News – January 23, 2022 – This edition includes articles on:

  • Business Tip – How Can I Build Massage Clientele without a Big Struggle
  • Self Care and Self Love
  • Research Article – Effect of Foot Reflexology Protocol on Premenstrual Syndrome Symptoms in Nursing Students: A Pre-Post Pilot Study
  • Self Care – Tips and Accessories for a Better Sleep
  • Palliative Care for Oncology Patients
  • Results from 2020 Annual Practice Trends Survey
  • Research Literacy for Massage Therapists
  • Business Tip – Small Business Challenges in Covid
  • Seven Strategies for Getting Out of Pain
  • Massage Therapies impact on Blood Cholesterol Levels
  • Strange Physical Symptoms? Blame the chronic stress of life during Covid.

Sunday News – January 16, 2022 – This edition includes articles on:

  • Interventions for the Management of Acute and Chronic Low Back Pain: Revisions 2021
  • Scoliosis in Teens
  • Effects of myofascial release or self-myofascial release and control position exercises on lower back pain in idiopathic scoliosis: A systematic review
  • Business Tips – 10 Tips for the Newbie Ankle Biters
  • Sounds and words are processed separately and simultaneously in the brain
  • Helping Clients with Lymphedema
  • Massage for the Elderly
  • CPR/First Aid Legislation Review
  • Biomechanics – Lever Systems in the Body
  • Prehabilitation – Training your Body for Surgery may Improve Recovery
  • Stretching may help prevent heart disease, diabetes

Sunday News – January 9, 2022 – This edition includes articles on:

  • Business Tip – 22 Trends for 2022
  • Business Tip – How to Talk to Clients About Price Increases
  • Self Care – The Serious Consequences of Exercising Too Much Too Fast
  • Home Care Research – Compression Garments Reduce Strength Loss After Training
  • Techniques – Deltoid Sheer and Rotator Cuff Tendinopathy
  • Self Care/Home Care – Writing to Heal
  • Being Aware of Client PTSD Acquisition
  • 5 Tips to Get You or Your Clients off the Sofa
  • Geriatric Massage – Why Touch is So Important as We Age
  • Can the way we move after injury lead to chronic pain?
  • YouTube Highlight – Interview with Veteran Sports Massage Therapist
  • YouTube Highlight – Bunion Stretch and Soft Tissue Release
  • Research Trial – Manual Therapy of Neck Muscles Eases Fibromyalgia Pain

Sunday News – January 2, 2022 – This edition includes articles on:

  • How to Stop Hating Exercise
  • Virtual Care Still Has a Place in Post Pandemic Health Care
  • Podcast Highlight – Rotator Cuff Disease
  • Research Article: Development and Implementation of Liposomal Encapsulated Micronutrient Fortified Body Oil Intervention for Infant Massage: An Innovative Concept to Prevent Micronutrient Deficiencies in Children
  • Get to Know Your Communication Style
  • Too much sitting is bad for you – but some types are better than others
  • An Updated Red Flag for a Rare Type of Back Pain
  • A Simple Guide to Patient Centered Exercise
  • Massage Trading – My Sisters Keeper: Reciprocal Care Relationships Translate to the Greater Good
  • Research Article – Exploring the Clinical Response of Childhood Functional Gastro-Intestinal Disorder Symptoms to Deep Tissue Massage of Psoas Muscles: Results of Two-Year Clinical Audit with Telephone Follow-Up

Sunday News – December 26, 2021 – This edition includes articles on:

  • Trying to Feel Younger May Not Make You Feel Better
  • Massage Therapist Mentorship
  • Your Essential Guide to Essential Oils
  • UK Top Continuing Education for Masssage Therapists
  • Leg Length Discrepancy – Should You Fix it?
  • Podcast Highlight – Subcontractor or Employee – Things You Need to Know!
  • Guide to Reading Massage Therapy Research
  • Guide for Trauma – How to Respond to Emotional Release
  • Exercise Induced Analgesia

Sunday News – December 19, 2021 – This edition includes articles on:

  • Podcast Highlight – How to Relax Your Shoulders
  • Technique For Cross Syndromes
  • Podcast Highlight – Gliding and Sliding with Rebecca Pratt on Hyaluronan
  • Evidence Based or Evidence Informed?
  • Research Highlight – Non-Surgical Intervention for Lumbar Spinal Stenosis Leading to Neurogenic Claudication: A Clinical Practice Guideline
  • Pain on the Brain – the relationship between bad dreams and chronic pain.

Sunday News – December 12, 2021 – This edition includes articles on:

  • Joint Mobilizations YouTube Video
  • Condition Review – Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Research – Neck Pain
  • Resources Highlight- San Diego Pain Summit Video Archives
  • Self Care – Massage Body Mechanics

Sunday News – December 5, 2021 – This edition includes articles on:

  • Refresher on Baker’s Cyst
  • Podcast Highlight – a journey through Chronic Pain
  • What Causes Sciatic Flare Ups and how Massage can Help
  • Self Care – How to decrease the chances of burnout
  • Business Tip – Two Variable that Will Make or Break your Practice

Sunday News – November 28, 2021 – This edition includes articles on:

  • Infection Prevention and Control – The Practice of Handwashing
  • Refresher – Anterior Scalene Techniques
  • Refresher – Types of Stretching
  • Research – IASTM article
  • Research – Low Back Pain
  • Self Care – The Benefits of Walking

Sunday News – November 21, 2021 – This edition includes articles on:

  • Business Tips – What’s Your Social Media Presence
  • Business Tips – How Mobile Massage Therapists Stay Safe, Secure, and Sanitary
  • Refresher – Frozen Shoulder
  • Refresher – Cricked Neck Pathology Pain
  • Why Placebo’s Work: Scientists’ Identify Key Brain Pathway
  • Research – “The Accumulated Effects of Foam Rolling Combined with Stretching on Range of Motion and Physical Performance: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.”

Sunday News – November 14, 2021 – This edition includes articles on:

  • Podcast Highlight – The Better Movement Podcast with guest Paul Ingraham
  • Posterior Pelvic Tilt
  • Posture Babies and Bathwater – the relationship between posture and pain?
  • Research Article – IASTM
  • Home Care – Diaphragmatic Breathing

Sunday News – November 7, 2021 – This edition includes articles on:

  • Practice being present with Grief
  • Business Tip – 2 Reasons why having a waitlist doesn’t indicate success
  • Home Care for Hypermobility
  • Cold Sores – Herpes Simplex Demystified
  • Sports Injury Whiplash

Sunday News – October 31, 2021 – This edition includes articles on:

  • Podcast Highlight – Perspectives on Massage Therapy with Sandy Fritz
  • Home Care – How Often Should my Patient….
  • Scoliosis – Evidence and Treatments
  • IASTM Journal Article
  • The Massage Profession needs to Face the Future – UNITED!!!

Sunday News – October 24, 2021 – This edition includes articles on:

  • Business Tip – Technology to Cope with COVID 19
  • Research – Effectiveness of Back Massage for Pain on Primi Mothers
  • Refresher – Stiff Hips and Low Back Pain
  • Laurie Di Giulio YouTube Channel
  • Touch is our language
  • New Client Type: The COVID Long Haul Survivor

Sunday News – October 17, 2021 – This edition includes articles on:

  • Business Tip – Steps to Raise Fees
  • Massage Therapy: An Evidence Based Guide For Clinical Practice by Richard Lebert
  • 2021 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine Winners
  • Harvard’s Wyss Institute Research Study
  • Reflexology Research

Sunday News – October 10, 2021 – This edition includes articles on:

  • Business Tip – How Twitter can benefit your practice
  • Are we the Modality?
  • Home Care/Self Care – Is Balance Training worth your time?
  • Research Article – Placebo or Nocebo – Looking at 30 years of research.
  • COVID 19 – Understanding Delta

Sunday News – October 3, 2021 – This edition includes articles on:

  • Career Longevity and Good Listeners
  • Injury Prevention
  • Business Tip – How to Build Your Email List and Why
  • Massage and Hydrotherapy
  • Podcast – Osteoarthritis and Isolation

Sunday News – September 26, 2021 – This edition includes articles on:

  • Vagus Nerve Research
  • How to Interpret Research for Evidence Based Massage Video Series
  • Everything I Wish I Knew about IASTM
  • Research and Connective Tissue Disease
  • Podcast Highlight – Let’s Talk Massage and … COVID.

Sunday News – September 19, 2021 – This edition includes articles on:

  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Stop Slipping and Sliding – Finger and Forearm Massage Techniques
  • Business Tips – Exercises to Help integrate your business mind and healing heart
  • Research Highlight -Physical Relaxation for Occupational Stress
  • Business Tips – Uniforms or No Uniforms?

Sunday News – September 12, 2021 – This edition includes articles on:

  • International Massage Therapy Research Conference
  • Seven Step Trigger Point Protocol for Chest and Mid Back Pain
  • Assessment and Reading your Patient
  • Business Tips – All In Mindset
  • MythBuster – Massage Removes Lactic Acid.

Sunday News – September 5, 2021 – This edition includes articles on

  • Self Care of the Shoulder
  • How Exercise Sparks Blood Vessel Growth
  • Podcast Highlight – RMT’s Learning from RMT’s
  • Business Tips – Creative Advertising
  • The Myth of Healing Hands.

Sunday News – August 29, 2021 – This edition includes articles on

  • Touch Deprivation and Need for Massage
  • Business Tips – Gift Certificates
  • Clinical Relevance of Pain Patterns
  • Headaches – Does the Brain Think?
  • From Massage Therapist to Oncology Patient.

Sunday News – August 22, 2021 – This edition includes articles on

  • Massage as an alternative to Opioids
  • Massage Practice in Rural Areas
  • Case Study for Low Level Laser Therapy for Radial Nerve Palsy
  • Stomach Sleepers Headache Blog
  • Sex and Gender and why the terms matter in health research