Conventional wisdom says that a massage prior to a workout is a not good thing to do, but what does the research say?Continue reading »
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Maintaining self-care tools and items to augment treatments will create competitive advantages for your business and provide more options for therapists to serve their clientele. Check out these top 10 must-have tools to continue to thrive in business!Continue reading »
Understanding professional roles and boundaries in the massage & bodywork industry will help encourage proper communication with your clients as you meander through some of the challenges of operating a massage practice.Continue reading »
The 30-day span from Thanksgiving to the New Year seems to quicken the pace of life and add responsibilities to everyone. Many people are trying to squeeze in four weeks of work into a two-week period for impending holiday vacation time. Stress levels can rise amongst most as pressures of gift-buying, family pleasing, travel arrangement, and party plans consume even more mental energy. This article will highlight seven tips on marketing one’s massage practice during this hectic time frame.Continue reading »
The human body contains many wonderful things. Most of them have been handed down genetically, from parent to child, and there is little we can do to change them. One such trait is called Morton’s Foot. Only about 20-30 percent of the world population has this attribute, where the second toe appears longer than the first. About 80 percent of those with Morton’s Foot suffer from chronic pain. Much of it is thought to derive from this relatively rare foot configuration. Learn how discomfort from Morton’s Foot can be eased using massage therapy.Continue reading »
Discover the benefits of massage for those who have or had breast cancer. Learn which types of massage are most beneficial for work with cancer patients and survivors, and 6 contraindications to look for before starting treatment.Continue reading »
Manual approaches to aid lymphatic system efficiency have become a mainstay in hospitals and clinical settings to aid chronically ill patients. A wide range of patients may benefit from manual lymphatic treatments including oncology, autoimmune and other chronic disease patients. Discover the 8 main benefits of manual lymphatic treatments.Continue reading »