#MacEwanUgrad: Kiplin Parks

#MacEwanUgrad: Kiplin Parks

MacEwan University gave me knowledge that would have taken years to learn if I was trained from scratch in a clinic. In fact, I would have felt overwhelmed and unqualified without the program

How To Massage Out A Knot

How To Massage Out A Knot

Each year, Massage Therapy students at MacEwan University practice their skills in a their teaching clinic. Watch as a student demonstrates a technique for massaging the knot out of a patients neck, and see just how much you need to…

Massage Students Volunteer at The Brier

Massage Students Volunteer at The Brier

Massage Therapy students from MacEwan University are volunteering their expertise to help athletes at the 2013 Tim Hortons Brier. Watch an interview with Jeff Moggach, the program chair, and with students of the program about what they will learn, and…

SCERTS: Building Communication Skills

SCERTS: Building Communication Skills

Speech Language Pathologists and Pathologist Assistants don’t change lives on their own – true change comes when they support families, and help them make change. This was the message from Terri Duncan, executive director of Children’s Autism Services of Edmonton…

An Inspiring Weekend in Carolina

An Inspiring Weekend in Carolina

Read about Nicole — an award-winning graduate of MacEwan University’s Massage Therapy program — and the rest of her weekend at the AMTA National Convention. (Read the first post here) Friday Oct 5 Sessions began at 8 a.m. First, I…

First Day at the AMTA National Convention

First Day at the AMTA National Convention

Read about Nicole — an award-winning graduate of MacEwan University’s Massage Therapy program — and her first day at the AMTA National Convention. October 4 was a great first day. The energy was palpable at the Opening Session. Some of…

Try these Stress Relief Techniques at Home

Try these Stress Relief Techniques at Home

Stressed at school? Try these acupressure techniques anywhere for some relief. Learn which pressure points can help relieve headaches, stress and nausea.

Stressed Out? Try Acupuncture

Stressed Out? Try Acupuncture

Is school stressing you out? Learn how acupuncture can help — and it doesn’t even hurt. Two students demonstrate a few techniques in the Acupuncture clinic in the Robbins Health Learning Centre.

Managing Pain with Acupuncture

Managing Pain with Acupuncture

A new study published in the Archives of Internal Medicine calls acupuncture a “reasonable referral option” for pain. “Researchers concluded that the needle remedy worked better than usual pain treatment and slightly better than fake acupuncture.” “The results ‘provide the…

Massage Student wins Bronze Award

Massage Student wins Bronze Award

A rare disorder and an innovate but unstudied method: for most students, these circumstances present an overwhelming challenge. For Nicole Riou, it was an opportunity to excel. Nicole, a recent graduate of the Massage Therapy diploma program at MacEwan University,…