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The Robots Are Coming! The Robots Are Coming! Massage Therapy By Robots A Reality Right Now!

The robots are coming! The robots are coming! Wait, what? When we think of robots, we conjure images of everything from 1980s Detroit  automobile assembly-line behemoths that looked little like most of our collective associations and imagery of robots, to … Continue reading

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Postpartum Massage, Progesterone, and Oxytocin, the “Cuddle Hormone”: Hugs, The Missing Link to Rapid and Comfortable Recovery After Delivery

Pregnancy is truly a special time in a woman’s life, and any woman who’s been pregnant will tell you that the experience, subjectively, feels different somehow. If you thought that this was, perhaps, just romanticizing your past in retrospect, or … 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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At-Home Couples Massage, A Movie, & Takeout: The Perfect Combination for A Fun & Relaxing ‘Couples Night In’ Evening

At-home couples massage, performed right in your own home, can be a great way to spend a quiet evening with your loved one.  But what if your side-by-side couples massage is only intended as a prelude to an evening of … Continue reading

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At-Home Massage & Home-Bound Individuals: An Option Often Overlooked

People become homebound for a variety of reasons, from ongoing personal health issues or advanced age to acute injury or an operation.  After a major surgery, patients are often instructed by their doctors to rest for a period of time.  … 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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What Your Therapist Should Be Asking You

A good massage session necessarily requires that the therapist asks the client a number of questions.  Inquiries into past injuries, current painful conditions, as well as any medical conditions the client may have help to make a session safer, and … Continue reading

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