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Guarding the Good Name of Massage Therapy

Guarding the Good Name of Massage Therapy

By Lana J. Russell, RMT When you begin your journey in Massage Therapy School it’s also a lesson in keeping an ancient art sacred. Several noted histories of Massage Therapy often cite the father of western medicine, Hippocrates (The Hippocratic Oath) mentioning the importance of massage. Way back in Ancient Greece Hippocrates wrote “The physician […]

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Massage Therapy for Runners

Massage Therapy for Runners

Running is one of the hardest sports on the body. Although there are great health benefits, the continual jarring of the body can do quite a big of damage to the muscles, joints, and spine over a matter of just a few weeks. That’s why many runners pay attention to their bodies, being sure to […]

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Sports Massage Niche

Sports Massage Niche

Massage School Students Eye Sports Massage Niche by Courtney Slivka Do you love the world of sports? Many people believe athletics and fitness to be among the most exciting industries, and they dream about one day participating in this ever changing field. When it comes to sports, competition is often ruthless, and the stress and […]

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What’s So Special About Specialization?

What’s So Special About Specialization?

By Gary Eaton, LMT Most people who decide to pursue a career in massage therapy fall into one of two categories; they either had a very specific massage experience that enlightened them and drove them to become a massage therapist, or, frankly, they knew very little to nothing about massage. I’ve known many from both […]

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Is Now A Good Time To Go To Massage School?

Is Now A Good Time To Go To Massage School?

By Gary Eaton, LMT In these unstable economic times, many of you are probably wondering if now is a good time to spend your time and money becoming a massage therapist.The cost alone might cause concern for many. But what might be the biggest fear is that when you do get done with your massage […]

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Massage Therapy and the Long Distance Runner

Massage Therapy and the Long Distance Runner

Anyone considering attending a massage school will likely be evaluating the types of massage in which they will specialize. As Gary indicated in his previous blog, there are certain characteristics that a massage therapist should have. There are also specific interests that a massage therapist will have that will guide their career path as a […]

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Massage Therapy Helps Athletes Performance

Massage Therapy Helps Athletes Performance

How Massage Therapy Helps Athletes An article published in FSView, an online version of the Florida State University newspaper, touts the therapeutic benefits of massage therapy beyond stress reduction. A number of athletes are quoted and the consensus is that massage helps with performance and reduces injuries. The article states that the number of Americans […]

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