Muscle atrophy is more common than most people realize, especially in such a sedentary society. It is important to exercise daily to maintain muscle mass and strength, as well as flexibility. While massage therapy cannot directly build muscle, it can minimize pain and provide the optimum cellular circulation and nutrition to maintain the maximum tone and prevent atrophy as long as possible.
Feeling lost when it comes to using social media for marketing your massage practice? It can certainly be overwhelming to think about creating and maintaining an online, social media marketing campaign. What should you post? Where should you post it? Let’s try to answer some of these questions!
While there is concern about the fact that negative emotions and perceived stress can have a damaging impact on health, the good news is that positive emotions and purposeful meditation and imagery can repair much of the damage stress does to good health.
As massage therapists, it is important that we understand how the emotional and physical bodies react to stress – both chronic and long term stress and acute, severe stress – and how stress impacts our clients.
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