Massage and Integrative Medicine
You'll learn about the history of Swedish massage and other popular systems of massage in Sweden. You'll find out about a fascinating research project on integrative medicine including Swedish massage, manual therapy, shiatsu, acupuncture and Qi Gong in Swedish primary care and look at the future holds in store.
Tobias Sundberg has been trained in the Swedish systems of massage and physical therapy and is an European trained osteopath. He has been active in the fields of sports and manual medicine since the early 1990s and is a manual therapy team leader at Stockholm Marathon since eight years. Academic achievements includes bachelor and master of medical science degrees and he is currently pursuing doctoral studies at Karolinska Institutet in the field of integrative medicine. In 2006 Tobias was the appointed Swedish representative and temporary advisor to WHO in Geneva on the integration of traditional/complementary medicine intonational health systems.