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Adhesions: Treatment and Prevention

An adhesion is a band of scar tissue that binds 2 parts of your tissue together. They should remain separate. Adhesions may appear as thin sheets of tissue similar to plastic wrap or as thick fibrous bands.

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Abdominal Adhesion research paper

Manual therapy can prevent and lyse abdominal adhesions

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Evidence Based Manual Therapy for Scars and Adhesions

The modern education system for manual therapy, including Massage Therapy, Physiotherapy, Osteopathy and Chiropractic works on the acceptance that manipulation of tissues for scars and adhesions is of therapeutic value. This paper examines the current scientific literature on mechanical force and its effect on connective tissue.

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Arthroscopic Partial Meniscectomy versus Sham surgery for Degenerative Meniscal Tear

New England Journal of Medicine: Knee Surgery of Partial Meniscectomy versus Sham Surgery for Degenerative Meniscal Tear: No significant difference.

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Manual Therapy Conference – New Westminster, BC

Susan will be speaking at the Manual Therapy Conference: An Interdisciplinary Approach to the Science and Practice. This conference takes place in New Westminster, BC from April 16-18, 2016

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Power, Race and Privilege Symposium – Squamish, BC

Susan will be speaking at the Power, Race and Privilege Symposium held at Quest University in Squamish, BC on March 12, 2016.

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A Scientific Approach to Symptoms, Scars and Adhesions – June 4, 2016

RMTBC CourseĀ  Credits and Price: 7 PE/A2, Early $190, Regular $205, Non-Member $240 Instructor: Susan Chapelle

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35th Annual Scientific Meeting – Austin, TX

Susan will be speaking at the 35th Annual Scientific Meeting in Austin, TX from May 11-14, 2016.

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Musicians and RSI

Musicians and RSI – An interview with therapist Susan Chapelle by Mark Korven, musician and composer For most of my 30-year career as a musician, I’ve been blissfully free of aches and pains. I could pound away at the keyboard for hours on end and then run out to play a couple of sets of […]

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