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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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13 Instances When Massage Should Be Avoided

May 21 2019

13 Instances When Massage Should Be AvoidedFind out when massage isn’t appropriate because of the risks involved.

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Massage and Touch Are a Necessity for Cystic Fibrosis Patients

May 2 2019

Massage and Touch Are a Necessity for Cystic Fibrosis PatientsFind out more about cystic fibrosis (CF), including signs, symptoms and typical treatments, and why massage is a necessity in CF care and treatment.

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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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13 Things You Don’t Know About Mosquitoes

Jun 18 2019

Mosquitoes are the deadliest creatures on Earth! Plus 12 more facts you may not know about these insects.

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The Best Probiotics for Kids, Babies, Women and Men

Jun 11 2019

Find out the best probiotics for kids and infants, the most helpful probiotics for men versus those for women, as well as beneficial probiotics for the elderly, and even your pets!

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Turmeric for Teeth Whitening

Jun 4 2019

It may seem counterintuitive, but turmeric (that vibrant yellow spice essential to any curry and notorious for leaving impossible stains on clothing) may actually be a natural teeth whitener.

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