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Getting to Know Your Massage Therapist

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Most people who opt for a career in massage therapy do so because they want a career that allows them to offer a meaningful service to people that has a hands-on approach to it. Massage therapy offers an opportunity for people to enter into a profession that allows them to express caring and concern for…

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Getting to Know Your Massage Therapist

Most people who opt for a career in massage therapy do so because they want a career that allows them to offer a meaningful service to people that has a hands-on approach to it. Massage therapy offers an opportunity for people to enter into a profession that allows them to express caring and concern for…

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The Benefits of a Deep Tissue Massage

A deep tissue massage differs from a regular massage in that its emphasis goes beyond mere relaxation and attempts to realign deeper layers of muscles. Deep tissue massage addresses chronic pain, muscles in spasm, stiff neck, pain in the lower back, tightness of leg muscle, and shoulder soreness. What deep tissue massage does Deep tissue…

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3 Really Good Reasons to Get a Massage

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Many people get a massage because it feels good to do it. Massage therapy as a medical modality goes back thousands of years, with the first records being found in China and Egypt. The first written description of massage therapy was in a Chinese textbook written in 2700 BCE. Egyptian tomb inscriptions and paintings from…

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Massage Therapy and Emotional Release

Emotions that we do not process and release become trapped in the tissues of the body where they can end up causing pain, decreased range of motion, and other ailments. The Asian cultures have recognized this capacity of the human body for centuries, but the American culture is just now beginning to accept this reality.…

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The Touch of a Massage Therapist

According to Rick Chillot in Psychology Today, touch is the first language we learn because it is the first sense babies acquire. Touch is very important to the healthy development of babies. A touch can soothe, reassure, convey love, assist, and it can nonverbally convey a host of other messages, both positive and negative. In…

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Massage Therapy as an Adjunct to Physical Therapy

Many physical therapists are also trained in massage therapy. They realize that soft tissue work, such as massage therapy, extends the benefits of physical therapy. When physical therapists, occupational therapists, and massage therapists work together, they can assist their patients with dramatic improvements from injury to many areas of their bodies. Conditions that benefit from…

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Improve Your Health with Deep Tissue Massage

The first time you have a deep tissue massage, you may walk away swearing never to go back again because IT HURT! But a day or so past that first session, and you will begin to realize how much better you feel. Deep tissue massage reaches into the deepest layers of muscle tissue, fascia, and…

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