Traditionally known as a Traditional Chinese Medicine technique, cupping can be mastered by massage therapists to complement their professional repertoire. Discover several cupping variations, as well as the theory behind this traditional practice.
Celebrex is a popular medication prescribed for several types of chronic pain conditions. If your client is among the millions taking this drug, you should be aware of why it is used, what to look out for and how it might influence your massage session.
As many as 9 million women a year, in the United States, suffer violence by her husband or partner. We can figure that is one every 9 seconds – more than all those injured in car accidents, mugging and rape, combined. Domestic violence is the major cause of injury to women between the ages of 15 and 44, and the primary cause of death among pregnant women. At least three out of five women in the U.S. will be battered by a domestic partner in their lifetime. Estimates indicate there are altogether as many as 28 million battered women in the U.S.
Learn how you, as a massage therapist, can become an integral part of the healing process.