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ANTA signs Agreement with Medibank Private for Remedial Massage Therapy Provider recognition

ANTA is pleased to advise that it has signed an agreement with Medibank Private which will allow new ANTA members accredited in Remedial Massage Therapy to now be included on lists to be sent to Medibank for provider recognition.

ANTA - 18 December 2013
Neck manipulation re-think after study

Australian research has cast doubt over the necessity of vigorous spinal manipulations used by many chiropractors to treat neck pain.

AAP - 12 Nov 2010
Massage Therapy As an Option in Supportive Care

Massage therapy, a form of hands-on healing, has been used since ancient times and across many cultures. Today, it's a popular form of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM), especially as a supportive therapy to help manage symptoms such as pain, sleep problems, and the negative effects of stress.

NCCAM - 1st October 2010
Study Examines the Effects of Swedish Massage Therapy on Hormones, Immune Function

Massage is used for many health purposes, but little is known about how it works on a biological level. A recent study published in The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine examined the effects of one session of Swedish massage therapy.

NCCAM - 23rd September 2010
A simple massage could keep you from getting sick

Massages are a great way to release tension and stress and promote relaxation. But a new study published has revealed for the first time that massages also provide a measurable, therapeutic benefit to the immune system as well.

NaturalNews - 13 September 2010
25 ways to improve your health and happiness in 2010

The New Year is upon us, and for many people, it includes a New Year's resolution for achieving improved health and happiness in 2010. Here are twenty-five health-enhancing ideas to help you accomplish that goal.

NaturalNews - 14 January 2010
Foot Reflexology Massage Relieves Stress and Back Pain

Reflexology is the exerting of pressure on targeted areas of the feet (or hands) using the acupressure points found on a reflexology foot chart. Reflexologists believe that it is possible to restore health to the body by massaging these points.

NaturalNews - 8 December 2009
Massage Brings More than Just Relaxation

The tremendous benefits of regular massage are irreplaceable to the human body. It can definitely relax you, but there are some benefits of massage that go far beyond relaxation.

NaturalNews - 21 October 2009
Alternative Medicine Soars as Pharmaceuticals Sour

Due to rapidly growing interest among the general population in treatments other than conventional drugs and surgery, many in mainstream medicine are adopting this dual modus operandi when it comes to prescribing treatment options to their patients.

NaturalNews - 18 September 2009
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