New Research to Read:

Manual therapies for primary chronic headaches: a systematic review of randomized controlled trials
Aleksander Chaibi  Michael Bjørn Russell

Next MTAM Journal Club - June 5, 2019 7:00-9:00 PM

Article to be announced.

Myofascial Massage for Chronic Pain and Decreased Upper Extremity Mobility After Breast Cancer Surgery

Jeanne Massingill, LMT, MLD, CST, KT, NMT, Cara Jorgensen, LMT, Jacqueline Dolata, MBA, Ashwini R. Sehgal, MD


Do you have an interest in massage therapy research? The MTAM Research Committee wants you!

The Research Committee meets on the 3rd Wednesday of each month (except August and December) from 9:30-11:30 AM in the MTAM Education Centre.

The commitee's activities include:

  • Providing access, guidance and inspiration to ALL MTAM Members as it relates to research in the profession of Massage Therapy.
  • Engaging MTAM members/students to conduct/participate in research projects.
  • Advocating for research for the massage therapy profession.
  • Conducting demographic profession research from a Manitoba perspective. 
  • Identify and review relevant Massage Therapy Research and other projects and disseminate to members and the public by website/e-newsletter/other communication methods.
  • Network/liaise with credible research organizations focused on massage therapy and similar health topics.
  • With the Education & Continuing Competency Committee, monitor and maintain the MTAM Resource Centre for member access.

Joining an MTAM committee gives members an opportunity to get involved in the direction of the massage therapy profession in Manitoba. It allows you to connect with colleagues in MTAM and across Canada. Committee members also receive core competency education credits for regular meeting attendance!

Contact the MTAM if you would like to get involved.

Research Resources

This website, created by the MTAM, is an interactive site for the public that also lists the related evidence-based research relating to how Massage Therapy can help patients.

Massage Therapy Publications and Research Journals

International Journal of Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork

Massage Therapy Canada

Massage Therapy Journal

Massage Therapy Magazine

Research Grants

Government of Canada

Government of Manitoba

University of Manitoba

Massage Therapy Foundation

College of Massage Therapy of Ontario

Registered Massage Therapist Association of British Columbia

Massage Therapy Research Websites

Fascia Research Congress