Evidence-based practices integrate the best available research with clinical observations and patient wants and needs. Dana Scully provides an overview of research methodologies.Continue Reading →
How effective is massage for shoulder pain? A systemic review may have the answer.Continue Reading →
Changing your massage professional association might sound scary but hear from AMT members who made the switch to see how easy it was, why they did it, and how they feel since joining AMT.Continue Reading →
By Clyde Andrews
Ever tried to take a day off?
Whether that means taking a personal day or because you’re actually as sick as the proverbial dog, it doesn’t matter. We all need time off at some point outside of our usual holidays. In life, ‘things happen’ but whoever spoke those words clearly didn’t consider the clients of massage therapists. Continue Reading →
Get to know Canberra based AMT member, Deb Carroll in our hard hitting interview.Continue Reading →
By Dave Moore
How much should you be charging for a massage treatment? Do you follow what other therapists charge or do you examine your labour hours, outgoings, inflation and other operational costs?
With some simple steps, I’ll show you how to set a realistic price. Continue Reading →
Is ice still the go to treatment for injuries or does it cause more harm to the tissue? Karenlee Thompson takes a look at the research and questions why sports teams persist in icing injuries.Continue Reading →
Ever wondered how the underpant was created? Rebecca Barnett takes us on a lighthearted journey through the historical ups and downs of the underpant.Continue Reading →
We’re safe! The Department of Health Fact Sheets that have been published in connection with the announcement of sweeping private health insurance reforms confirm that remedial massage has not been removed from the rebate scheme. Continue Reading →
Health Minister, the Hon Greg Hunt, will be announcing a raft of sweeping reforms to private health insurance later today. Among the reforms, Minister Hunt will announce the removal of the government rebate on natural therapies from 1 April 2019. At this stage, we assume that this includes the removal of rebates for remedial massage but we await the formal announcement to be completely certain. Continue Reading →