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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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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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