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International Massage Therapy Research Conference Early Bird Registration Extended

Attend the International Massage Therapy Research Conference to learn first-hand about the most current research in massage therapy. Join educators, massage therapists, researchers, and more in Boston, MA on April 25-27, 2013. The full program is available online. Early bird registration just extended to Monday, March 18!

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Not sure what to expect at the IMTRC? Watch these videos to learn more »

Massage Therapy Foundation Grant and Contest Deadlines

Encourage your students to participate in the Massage Therapy Foundation’s Student Case Report Contest. The contest is offered to encourage students to develop their research skills while improving client outcomes. Cash prizes are available. The deadline to apply is June 1, 2013. 

New Free eBook: The Case for Pain Relief: 5 Research Studies for Massage Therapists

As a massage therapist, you work with many different types of people. Many of them come to see you seeking help with pain management. At The Massage Therapy Foundation, we want to give you the tools and resources you need to serve your clients and grow your business. The research studies in this book will help you approach your work with the confidence that comes from knowing that the work you do has a basis in science.

» Download your free copy today.

Support Team Massage Therapy Foundation: Running for Research

The Massage Therapy Foundation (MTF) has chosen its team of runners for the 2013 Boston Marathon. Team Massage Therapy Foundation: Running for Research will raise money for the MTF with bibs received through the John Hancock Non-Profit Bib program. We’re excited to announce that an AMTA member, Kathy Borsuk, was chosen to receive a bib. Kathy is a licensed massage therapist from New Jersey who started her journey to becoming a runner just over one year ago. She achieved her goal of completing one 5K per month in 2012, and now she is thrilled to join Team MTF for this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to run the 2013 Boston Marathon while supporting the massage therapy profession. You can learn more about Kathy and help her reach her fundraising goal through her Crowdrise page: http://www.crowdrise.com/kathyborsuk

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