Modern Pain Foundations for Massage Therapists – with Eric Purves 






Sunday May 1
11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Approved for 1.5 Core Competency credits

Course will be held live online with an on-demand option after the event.

Pricing for this course only:

MTAM Members:
$29 + GST

$34 + GST


Purchase all four webinars for the great price of $80 +GST for MTAM members and $99 + GST for non-members.



This presentation is a synopsis of the current research and understanding about the multifactorial nature of pain and the role of the massage therapist in the treatment and management of acute and persistent pain presentations.


Eric Purves, BSc., RMT, MSc.

Eric Purves is a registered massage therapist, educator and researcher based in Victoria, BC. In 2016, he became a faculty member with PainBC, where he teaches a workshop for RMT’s on chronic pain management. He also instructs courses on MSK best practices using evidence-based pain management strategies and rehabilitation principles throughout North America and Europe. In 2019 he received his master of rehabilitation science through UBC. His graduate work focused on the role of RMTs in the healthcare system and how to use evidence based strategies to enhance research evidence in curriculum development and education delivery.

Registration opens February 7th, 2022! Please visit the MTAM Coming Events page to Register.

Cancellations made by March 25, 2022 receive a full refund. Cancellations made from March 26 – April 8, 2022 receive a 50% refund on the full cost of the course. No refunds will be given on cancellations made after April 8, 2022 at 4:30 p.m.