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5 Tips for Reducing Burnout in Massage Therapy
Caregiver burnout can result from job stress and can impact both physical and mental health and potentially your massage practice. These tips can help!
Massage Therapy to Alleviate Symptoms of Juvenile Arthritis
Juvenile arthritis, of which there are many subtypes, can cause pain and discomfort and impact quality of life. Learn how bodywork treatments can help.
Inside Out: What Emotional Trauma Does to the Body
The body can be impacted greatly by emotional trauma, and vice versa. Learn how the effects of PTSD can be counteracted for mind-body wellness.
Massage and Bodywork for the Alzheimer’s Patient
Massage and bodywork can have a positive impact on many individuals who have been diagnosed with Alzheimer's and may also serve as self-care for caregivers.
Using Bodywork to Manage and Treat Posttraumatic Stress
Massage can help treat mental health concerns as well as physical issues. Those experiencing PTSD, for example, may benefit greatly from massage therapy.
Protocols of Palpation: Basic Methodology to Guide Your Practice
Palpation techniques, which allow massage practitioners to perform a baseline assessment of a client’s body, make up the cornerstone of any massage therapy practice. Though specific palpation techniques may differ depending on the therapist…
Can Massage Therapy Be Used to Treat Lupus?
Massage therapy should never be used as a primary lupus treatment, but it can help relieve symptoms, when a doctor approves its use, in many people with lupus.
Massage Therapy: Alternative Treatment for Migraine Headaches?
Migraine headaches, a common ailment, can be severe and debilitating. Research shows massage therapy may be a promising alternative to migraine medication.