In this episode Don Dillon and Damian talk about why Massage Therapists must become better advocates for their professions and how they can do so. We talk about intrinsic viewpoints, extrinsic factors, work models, threats to massage therapy, and much more.
Here are some of the links talked about throughout the show.
In an act of civil disobedience – yet strongly supported by local politicians and citizens – the Compassion Club (Vancouver, British Columbia) and the Harbourside Health Centre (San Francisco, California) generate operating funds through the sale of cannabis. https://www.massagetherapycanada.com/finance/research-made-relevant-2137
This is a related article re: more novel business models https://www.massagetherapycanada.com/collaboration/a-model-for-better-health-care-3474
Here's Casey House, where MT is mentioned in the text as an available service https://www.caseyhouse.com/how-we-help/day-health-program-services/
Here's an article on the insurer relations dilemma https://www.massagetherapycanada.com/insurance/insurers-question-value-of-massage-therapy-–-a-signal-of-changes-to-come-4778
and here's the original "Boom Bust..." article https://www.massagetherapycanada.com/opinion/boom-bust-bane-and-breakthrough-2544
Dons' Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/Don-Dillon-RMT-222743724456748/
Dons' website http://dondillon-rmt.com/