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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 blog@amt.org.au.

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

We do not publish advertorials.

Submit your article to blog@amt.org.au.

Need to Vent(ilate)?

Liz Sharkey provides an update on ventilation of massage treatment rooms including information on air conditioner and fan use.

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Post date: 29-7-2020

You Can’t Give From an Empty Vessel

Why are massage therapists so good at showing kindness to everyone except themselves? Or, who is going to pay for the increased cost of providing a massage in a post-lockdown world?

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Post date: 15-7-2020

Trust Me … I’m a Massage Therapist

Of all the reasons a client returns to a massage therapist for treatment, what role does trust play? Tim Clark takes a look. You can trust him … he’s a massage therapist.

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Post date: 8-7-2020