Foundation News - August 2019

Read the latest news from the Massage Therapy Foundation for August 2019.

Show Clients That You Care About Research

MTF campaignYour clients invest in you for their wellness and want a therapist they can trust to provide the best health benefits that massage can offer.

Show your clients that research is important to your practice by becoming a part of our Doing Well by Doing Good campaign. Make a monthly donation of $50 or more to receive a table tent and decal to display in your practice.  

Show off your support of massage therapy research!  

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Monster Mash Party Fundraiser: Tickets on Sale Now!

MTF Monster Mash

Hurry - tickets are on sale now! Kick off the AMTA 2019 National Convention with a fun Halloween-themed event on October 23 featuring live music, dancing, games, prizes, and costume contest. Mix, mingle, and show off your creative costume ideas! We hope you will join us for this spooktacular fundraiser!

Get Monster Mash tickets »

International Journal of Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork

cataract definitionHow can massage therapy help doctors prepare patients for the stress of a surgical procedure? Check out Evaluating the Effect of Slow-Stroke Back Massage on the Anxiety of Candidates for Cataract Surgery and other articles in our most recent issue of IJTMB.

IJTMB is open-access, peer-reviewed, and indexed in PubMed. It is the official journal of the Massage Therapy Foundation and is supported by the Registered Massage Therapists' Association of British Columbia.

Read the latest issue of IJTMB »

RMTBC Podcast: Massage Therapy Now

Massage Therapy Now podcast

Searching for a new podcast to listen to on your commute? Check out Massage Therapy Now, a podcast brought to you by MTF's IJTMB journal partner, the Registered Massage Therapists' Association of British Columbia.

Engage with research and practical insights into topics such as fascia research, being part of a multidisciplinary practice group, working with elderly clients and more.

Listen now »

MTF Grants and Contests

2020 Student Case Report Contest: Open Now
Application deadline is June 1, 2020

Learn more about MTF grants and contests »

Your Support Makes a Difference

heartMTF is dedicated to making the world a better place. We elevate the profession by funding research grants, scientific conference and education initiatives for massage therapists and by providing direct community service to those in need. Please consider helping the Foundation continue to fund research and deliver knowledge to therapists' fingertips.

Now is the time to make research count! 

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"As a professional member of AMTA, I have found comfort in knowing that all the effort I put into obtaining my massage certification is recognized and protected. AMTA standards validate the profession."

Kim K., AMTA member since 2003