The Canadian Touch Research Center works in a multitude of methods in the development and distribution of its knowledge. Particularly by:
- The implementation of pilot projects and research in collaboration with hospitals and universities, private enterprises -- public and quasi-public.
- The evaluation and analysis of the impact in clinical massotherapy applications concerning chronic muscular tensions and reductions of psychic and physical stress.
- The publication of research finds.
- A documentation center listing research publications in the field of massotherapy and related disciplines.
The CTRC sets a precedence in clinical research relating to the following aspects:
- Physical and physiological (flbromyalgia, muscular performance, prevention of work accidents, chronic muscular pain, etc.).
- Psychological (impact of massage on stress, professional depletion, bodily perception, behavior problems etc.).
- Human relations ( palliative care, premature babies, etc.).