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Should A Massage Therapy Session Hurt?

Authored by: D Alban NEW YORK. (February 21, 2017) —  Should a massage hurt?  Short answer: no; slightly longer answer: it depends on your personal pain tolerance, modality and massage style, condition of health, and session goals,  but never beyond … Continue reading

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Massage Therapist as First-Line Health Advocate: Trained in Observing Signs of Pathology, Therapists Notice And Report Health Issues Before Anyone

Massage Therapists, whether employed in a spa setting, or working with a mobile company like ours, are an invaluable part of your health care team.  Chances are, if you are a regular massage therapy client, you see the massage therapist … Continue reading

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Massage For Children: Fostering Assertiveness Through Client Empowerment

Being assertive means being fully capable of  expressing one’s feelings, thoughts,  and needs directly, openly and honestly, asserting one’s rights, in a manner which is yet respectful of others. (Lloyd, 1998)  As a Massage Therapist who works with children, I … Continue reading

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Speaking Up: Telling Your Massage Therapist What’s What

In a past article on this site, we explored the importance of a massage  therapist communicating with their client, asking relevant questions about general health, any conditions which might contraindicate certain forms of massage, as well as where the client … Continue reading

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