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Common and Contagious Skin Conditions – with Ruth Werner 

ABOUT THE PRESENTATION Massage therapists work so closely with the skin, so it is vital to be well-informed about common and contagious skin problems. This class covers the definition, demographics, pathophysiology, signs and symptoms, treatment options, and role of massage therapy for herpes simplex, staph infections (including MRSA), dermatitis/eczema, and skin cancer. ABOUT THE PRESENTER …

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2022 CONFERENCE

Join us! The Annual MTAM Spring Conference is returning April 29-May 1, 2022! The Annual General Meeting will follow on Monday, May 2nd via Zoom. We are proud to be hosting the 2022 Spring Conference as a hybrid event which will include several hands-on training courses as well as online presentations. This year’s conference will …

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Shedding Light on Ethical Decision-Making with Pamela Fitch, M. Ad. Ed., RMT

ABOUT THE PRESENTATION RMTs face enormous challenges and ethical dilemmas. Some situations contradict professional obligations or therapists discover expectations that they ignore professional expectations. In other circumstances, they may find that the regulations feel too restrictive in adapting care to complex client care. Without a comprehensive understanding of professional practice obligations and strong communication skills, …

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Evidence Informed Clinical Cupping: Face, Head and Neck with Cupping Canada Inc.

Friday April 29 from 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. and Saturday April 30 from 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Approved for 12.0 Core Competency credits This course is limited to 18 participants This is an in person course. MTAM Members: $345 + GST Non-members: $415 + GST ABOUT THE COURSE This advanced cupping course was …

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Scar Tissue Management – with Cathy Ryan

ABOUT THE PRESENTATION Regardless of trauma etiology (cancer treatment, burns, degloving, surgery, overuse) – a physiological or pathophysiological wound healing process will occur. This highly practical workshop is designed to support massage therapists (MTs) in their delivery of safe and effective care throughout the various stages of wound healing/scar formation and address issues that accompany …

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Assessment and Rehabilitation of the Cervical Spine with Glen Bergeron

ABOUT THE COURSE This presentation will review the musculoskeletal anatomy of the cervical spine, the prevalent injuries, a hands on systematic assessment protocol to determine extent and cause of the injury. Rehabilitation strategies will also be discussed.  Participants should come prepared to participate in the assessment protocol as a therapist and client. ABOUT THE PRESENTER …

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