Fibromyalgia sufferers know massage can be their most powerful ally if the therapist knows how to handle this painful syndrome. Read which techniques are the most helpful and what bodyworkers need to know when handling clients with fibromyalgia.
Fibromyalgia has long been a misunderstood illness that affects not only those diagnosed with it, but their families as well. Massage therapy offers a proven treatment option for the patient, their family members and caretakers.
September is National Honey Month, a time to honor both the healthy sweet treat and the busy bees that help produce our food by pollination. For centuries bees and honey have been connected with health and prosperity. Recently their populations have been challenged by man-made pesticides, genetically modified plants, pollution and other toxins. Protecting them is protecting humanity. Honey has many health benefits both as a food and when applied externally to the body. Read how honey can be used in massage and benefit both you and your clients.
There are many contributing factors that can create burnout in massage therapists, including physical demands and energetic boundaries. Find out how 11 self-care activities, incorporating a wellness model, and sticking to a budget can all help you avoid burnout.
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