Protocols of Palpation: Basic Methodology to Guide Your Practice

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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 and on the client’s areas of concern, all typically rely on the extreme sensitivity of a therapist’s hands to analyze tissue … Continue reading “Protocols of Palpation: Basic Methodology to Guide Your Practice”

Can Massage Therapy Be Used to Treat Lupus?

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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.