Research on massage therapy provides evidence and validation of the benefits, such as pain relief, greater relaxation and improved physical and mental functioning, reported anecdotally by massage clients. Research is also why massage is found in so many hospitals and health clinics today.

Sept. 30 is the deadline by which to submit an application for The Holistic Health Research Foundation of Canada’s massage-therapy research competition.

Grant applications up to $15,000 will be considered.

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