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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Thoughts on Manufacturing Depression by Gary Greenberg

“If we claim to see massage as a component of a holistic therapy, and feeling depressed is so common, there is much in this book for massage therapists.” Geoffrey Hugh Miller shares his thoughts on Gary Greenberg’s Manufacturing Depression: The Secret History of a Modern Disease.

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