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Gluteal Amnesia: Real, Relevant or Ridiculous?

Gluteal Amnesia: Real, Relevant or Ridiculous?

Gluteal Amnesia, Sleepy Glutes, Lazy Butt Syndrome These are some common terms used to explain to clients why they are experiencing pain in their low back, sacral, hip or buttock area.  Or why they present with a perceived excessive anterior pelvic tilt, ‘tight’ hamstrings, or difficulty performing certain physical tasks.  This concept is based on the belief that the gluteal…

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Treatment of Pelvic and Abdominal Pain for the RMT

Treatment of Pelvic and Abdominal Pain for the RMT

Thanks to Jocelyn Kirton RMT for her following article. Jocelyn is an RMT currently based in Surrey, BC at ClaytonCrossingRMT.com and has a practice focused on treating pelvic and abdominal pain. She is the first guest author for ericpurves.com Chronic Pelvic Pain Imagine experiencing pain in the most intimate of areas. The narrow variety of treatment options available yields increasingly frustrating results…

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Edge Work and Novel Movements with Cory Blickenstaff – Course Review

Edge Work and Novel Movements with Cory Blickenstaff – Course Review

I have attended dozens of continuing education courses in my almost 15 year career, and I rarely write reviews.  I was inspired to write this blog when a colleague asked me, ‘what is the best continuing education course you’ve taken?’  That answer was easy,  Edge Work and Novel Movements with Cory Blickenstaff! When I reflect on those who have influenced…

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Massage Therapy Needs Research

Massage Therapy Needs Research

Sound like a dull title?  Please keep reading, it should get better.  I believe talking about and understanding research does not need to be boring or difficult.  Analyzing the intricacies of research from scientific and professional journals isn’t fun for most.  However, being aware of what the research means and how it is applicable to the profession is necessary to…

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