Video Course: The Relevance of Research to Your Massage Practice

Douglas Nelson

While massage therapy research is growing, many therapists do not see the relevance of research insights to daily practice in the massage therapy clinic. In this presentation, you’ll discover how research insights can help us attain better client outcomes, grow our practice, and communicate effectively with other health-care providers.

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Douglas Nelson
Douglas Nelson has been practicing massage therapy since 1977, with a focus on Precision Neuromuscular Therapy. He is the founder of NMT MidWest, teaching Precision Neuromuscular Therapy both in the US and abroad. Nelson is the author of two book: Table Lessons: Insights in the Practice of Massage Therapy and The Mystery of Pain. He is also a regular columnist for Massage & Bodywork magazine and president of the Massage Therapy Foundation. Nelson is heavily involved in research endeavors and doing clinical research in soft-tissue problems. Learn more at
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