Trigger Points – Myofascial Pathology or a Fight Starter?

Start a discussion on trigger points and heated debate ensues. Ever the peacemaker, Aran Bright takes us through each side of the argument so that massage therapists can decide for themselves.

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The DIY of massage therapy research

When we think of health and medical research, we tend to conjure an image of a bloke in a white lab coat smearing bacteria onto a petri dish. But there’s loads of practical ways that massage therapists in all their glorious diversity and numbers can collect useful data in clinical practice which may help to nurture and grow our own practice-based research agenda … in fact, you’re probably already collecting useful data, without realising it might form the foundations of something bigger and more researchy.

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Cultural Safety for Massage Therapists

Do massage therapists consider the cultural safety of their Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander clients? Karen Wyld provides practical tips and resources, as well as suggestions on how massage therapists can better engage with First Peoples.

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Being A Health Fund Provider: Your Responsibilities And Obligations

What are your responsibilities and obligations as a massage therapy provider? What records do you need to maintain and keep? And how do you avoid committing health fund fraud? Some simple guidelines and reminders to follow as a provider to private health funds.

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