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.
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.
Take an in-depth look at all there is to know about Cerebral Palsy (CP) – especially as it pertains to working with this population in your massage practice. PLUS: Jimmy Gialelis shares candid details from a personal interview, which provides massage therapists with a healthy perspective to recall when working with CP patients.
Jimmy Gialelis, LMT, shares firsthand experience about the trials and challenges he faced – and how he overcame them – while trying to gain success as a male massage therapist in a female dominated field. Read on for the 7 personal lessons he shares with you.
Massage is classically known to stimulate serotonin and dopamine, enhance brain wave activity, improve sleep, and activate parasympathetic response. This article will explore the many ways massage and related bodywork facilitate better brain health.
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