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Family Caregiver Use of Massage as Supportive Cancer Care Following Multimedia Instruction

September 8, 2010
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Family Caregiver Use of Massage as Supportive Cancer Care Following Multimedia Instruction

Massage is one of the most effective forms of supportive care in cancer, but access to professional practitioners is limited for most patients. In this interview Tracy will talk about reports findings from an NCI-sponsored randomized controlled trial of family caregivers guided by a home-based multimedia instructional program to use simple techniques of touch and…

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Hospital-Based Massage Therapy

September 1, 2010
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Recent analyses of the rapidly changing health care marketplace shows a growing need for massage therapists who are prepared to practice with confidence in acute care settings. In this interview Dale will share information on trends in hospital base massage and he will discuss how…

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Geriatric Massage

August 18, 2010
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Geriatric Massage

The elderly are the fastest growing segment of the population and present massage therapists with unique challenges. There are obvious physical changes, sensorineural deficits, predisposition to injury, chronic medical conditions, medications, lifestyle and emotional changes. In this interview Susan will discuss the information you need…

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The Biggest Massage Ever

August 5, 2010
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The Biggest Massage Ever

The Massage World Record project is an effort to bring massage therapy education and information to the public and the industry in a one-day event that attempts to set a…

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Al Gore Massage Scandal

July 15, 2010
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Al Gore Massage Scandal

When a Portland massage therapist accused former US Presidential Candidate Al Gore of unwanted sexual intent, the media had a hayday with exploiting his alleged impropriety. Some side effects of…

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Introduction to Ayurveda and Aromatic Botanical Medicine

June 3, 2010
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Join us for this special FSMTA pre-conference interview with Katie where she will introduce us to the basic concept of Ayurveda, which is the 5000 year old medical system of…

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