What Do You Call a Gathering of Massage Therapists?

Who would have thought that an innocent, genuine question about training costs would lead to a sold out AMT Conference? But what was it really like inside those workshops, plenary sessions and the lunch room? Who was the standout presenter? And who is going to the 2019 AMT Conference?

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The Challenge of Ethics

How do massage therapists make decisions about their treatments? Are they relying on the policies, procedures, Code of Practice and the governing laws? Or are they going on their gut instinct? Tim Clark guides us through the world of ethics ahead of his appearance at the 2018 AMT National Conference and make sure you WATCH his introduction to his breakout workshop.

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Massage Research: Are We Asking The Right Questions?

A lot of research has been conducted on the effectiveness of massage but the results aren’t fabulous. Why is this? Myotherapist Jenny Richardson ponders whether we’ve been asking the right questions going into massage research studies as an introduction to her presentation at the AMT National Conference in October 2018.

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CASE STUDY: Injured Stuntperson’s Dramatic Rehab

What happens when an injury leaves you facing the end of your beloved career? In part 2 of his LAST articles, Canadian Registered Massage Therapist, Robert Libbey shares a case study of how he treated his client using LAST, BPS modelling and knowing when to refer. Don’t miss Robert’s workshops in October 2018 in Tweed Heads, Perth and Canberra. Robert will also present at the AMT National Conference on 12, 13 and 14 October 2018.

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Dissecting the Evidence Supporting LAST

What is Ligamentous Articular Strain Technique and how (and why) should Massage Therapists introduce it into their treatments? Canadian Registered Massage Therapist and Educator, Robert Libbey, introduces us to LAST, which he’ll be running workshops on in October 2018 in Tweed Heads, Perth and Canberra. Robert will also present at the AMT National Conference on 12, 13 and 14 October 2018.

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Pleasure Is Not A Dirty Word

Use the words ‘pleasure’ and ‘massage’ in the same sentence and watch the eyebrows go up. Does it have to be this way? Massage Therapist and Psychotherapist Tim Clark introduces us to The Pleasure-Purpose Principle, which he’ll be presenting on at the 2018 AMT National Conference on 13 October 2018.

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