massage and health

Feeling Unwell As A Massage Therapist

Feeling Unwell As A Massage Therapist

What To Do When You Don’t Feel Well As A Massage Therapist by Dr. Jane Garofano Being a healthy massage therapist requires that the therapist be healthy physically and mentally; ie, body and mind. As we know researchers have determined that the massage therapist has been effective in the areas of pain, stress, fibromyalgia, cancer, […]

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Massage for the Un-Massageable

Massage for the Un-Massageable

Massaging People With Aids I came across a blog by a massage therapist who has been contracted by a facility to provide massage for what he refers to as PWAs… people with AIDS. The therapist is documenting each of the 100 massages that he (or she – I can’t tell) is providing. The therapist talks […]

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Massage Therapy Consumer Survey Shows Stress On The Rise

Massage Therapy Consumer Survey Shows Stress On The Rise

By Gary Eaton, LMT The American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA) recently released its 2008 Massage Therapy Consumer Survey Fact Sheet.  The results, although not surprising, show that stress is the biggest reason people seek treatment from massage therapists. The current economic situation in the United States has caused fear for a lot of us in […]

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