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The AMT Blog

The AMT blog was launched in mid-September 2017. It features weekly articles, news and updates of interest to AMT members and the wider massage therapy community. You’ll find the AMT blog here.

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AMT welcomes articles for consideration to be included on the blog.These articles should be aimed at AMT members (i.e.massage therapists) and can be a case study, a book review, a review of a research study, personal experience, an examination of a massage relevant topic or similar articles. Please pitch your ideas to us via

Articles should be between 800-1200 words. Please read the blog to gauge style and tone. Images, with appropriate permissions, are a bonus.

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Massage Research: Are We Asking The Right Questions?

A lot of research has been conducted on the effectiveness of massage but the results aren’t fabulous. Why is this? Myotherapist Jenny Richardson ponders whether we’ve been asking the right questions going into massage research studies as an introduction to her presentation at the AMT National Conference in October 2018.

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Post date: 15-8-2018

The curious incident of the space suit in the storeroom

The latest in our series ~Seemingly boring thing~ is sexy and fun, Rebecca Barnett tells the story of a mysterious accounting error and encourages you to enjoy the 2017 AMT Annual Report in all its suspenseful glory. Matthew Reilly can’t muster this level of edge-of-your-seat suspense.

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Post date: 6-8-2018

CASE STUDY: Injured Stuntperson’s Dramatic Rehab

What happens when an injury leaves you facing the end of your beloved career? In part 2 of his LAST articles, Canadian Registered Massage Therapist, Robert Libbey shares a case study of how he treated his client using LAST, BPS modelling and knowing when to refer. Don’t miss Robert’s workshops in October 2018 in Tweed Heads, Perth and Canberra. Robert will also present at the AMT National Conference on 12, 13 and 14 October 2018.

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Post date: 1-8-2018