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Why the Rescuer Archetype Harms Massage Therapists & Their Clients

Jul 22 2019

Why the Rescuer Archetype Harms Massage Therapists & Their ClientsFind out why massage therapists must carefully navigate the line between helping their clients and rescuing them.

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What Massage Therapists Should Know When Working with Cerebral Palsy Patients

Jun 27 2019

What Massage Therapists Should Know When Working with Cerebral Palsy PatientsTake 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.

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Finding Success As a Male Massage Therapist

Jun 5 2019

Finding Success As a Male Massage TherapistJimmy 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.

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Differences Between Relaxation Massage, Medical Massage & Sports Massage

Aug 29 2014

A friend gives you a gift certificate for a massage, but what kind of massage will it be? What do you request – do you even have a choice? Learn about some basic options available to you when the time comes for you to schedule that appointment. Continue reading

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Where On My Body Is a Massage Therapist Allowed to or Qualified to Work?

Jun 30 2014

Discover which parts of the body are forbidden to touch during a massage session. Continue reading

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Why Do I Feel Ill The Day After My Massage?

Jun 10 2014

You get a massage to feel good, to feel better. Yet, the next day you are full of aches and feel a bit like you might be coming down with something. What is going on? A simple explanation and a few helpful hints may help you to avoid this in the future. Continue reading

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Is it Safe to Sleep with Your Fan on at Night?

Jul 16 2019

Find out if it's toxic to run your ceiling fans - or any other fans - while you sleep.

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When it Comes to Pain, We’ve Got Your Back

Jul 9 2019

Find out how to prevent back pain from impeding on your lifestyle, as well as 5 natural remedies you can try at home to relieve your back pain.

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The Best Nuts for Your Body

Jul 2 2019

Find out which nuts are best to eat when it comes to maintaining the health of your brain, heart, skin, liver, hair and more!

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