Most of a massage therapist’s training is focused on ensuring the client’s safety during treatment. However, the therapist’s safety must also be a priority.Continue reading »
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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 »
While massage is generally considered a safe form of therapy, it is not entirely free of risks. In any discussion of negative effects resulting from massage, however, it’s important to distinguish between side effects and adverse events.Continue reading »
Learn more about chair massage therapy, its 10 main benefits, plus 5 amazing reasons offering chair massage can be a valuable asset to your massage practice.Continue reading »
The intention of this article is to help dispel fears, for both clients and massage therapists alike, on working 4 sensitive areas of the body, including the abdomen and gluteal region.Continue reading »
Find out why massage therapists must carefully navigate the line between helping their clients and rescuing them.Continue reading »
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