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Dispelling Client and Therapist Fears of Working These 4 Sensitive Areas

Aug 2 2019

Dispelling Client and Therapist Fears of Working These 4 Sensitive AreasThe intention of this article is to help dispel fears, for both clients and massage therapists alike, on working 4 sensitive areas of the body, including the abdomen and gluteal region.

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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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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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Selenium Is Critical for Your Body

Aug 13 2019

Discover why selenium is an essential mineral for your body, its benefits, as well as signs you may have a selenium deficiency.

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10 Health Benefits of Yerba Buena You May Not Know About

Aug 6 2019

What the heck is yerba buena and why is it great for me? Discover 10 amazing health benefits of this aromatic herb as well as some sweet recipes that incorporate it.

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The Radical Benefits of Red Onions

Jul 31 2019

Discover too-many-to-count cool and amazing benefits of red onions, including their role in fighting the common cold, preventing cancer, helping your skin, and so much more!

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