Video Course: From the Lab to the Session Room: Applying Findings from Massage Therapy Research

Ruth Werner

Massage therapists are increasingly aware of the theoretical importance of research to the profession, but many of us struggle to understand how to apply research findings for our clients and businesses. This one-hour conversation with former Massage Therapy Foundation president Dr. Jerrilyn Cambron and past president Ruth Werner will provide insights about how you can use research findings to improve client outcomes, build relationships with other health-care providers, and even broaden the evidence base for your profession.

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Ruth Werner

Ruth Werner is an educator, writer, and retired massage therapist with a passionate interest in massage therapy research and the role of bodywork for people who struggle with health. She wrote the groundbreaking textbook, A Massage Therapist's Guide to Pathology. Werner is a columnist for Massage and Bodywork magazine and Massage New Zealand. She serves on several national and international volunteer committees, and teaches continuing education workshops in research and pathology all over the world. Visit her website at, or join her on Facebook,, for more information.

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