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History of Massage Series: Prehistoric and Ancient Roots

The history of massage is vast and varied. Massage is one of the oldest forms of healing, and the practice of massage is literally prehistoric. This is the first in a series on the history of massage discussing this prehistoric and ancient roots of massage and featuring some of basic highlights throughout time.

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Therapeutic Boundaries & Massage

Boundaries are important to establishing the therapeutic relationship. They are also paramount for establishing professional and ethical ones. Boundaries are defined as “limits between acceptable and unacceptable behavior.” As a massage therapist, you agree to boundaries in a variety of ways, from ethical standards to the regulatory laws that guide your practice. Therapeutic boundaries not…
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Massage Therapist Ranks Among Best Jobs of 2018

The health care support field is predicted to be one of the fastest-growing job segments in the next decade, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, growing 23.2 percent by 2026. There will be ample opportunities for those interested in a career in health care and particularly those interested in becoming a massage therapist. U.S.…
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Pain, Massage Therapy and Exercise: Clinical Guidelines & Research Roundup

The number of people experiencing pain is substantial; approximately 100 million US adults are affected by chronic pain, which is defined as pain that persists for longer than 1 month beyond resolution of the underlying insult or pain persisting beyond 3 months [1]. Pain contributes greatly to national rates of morbidity, mortality and disability and…
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4 Health Benefits of Massage Therapy

Finding the right career path for your unique personality and future goals can seem like a challenging prospect at times. For those who are passionate about helping others, massage therapy training can create an opportunity for a fulfilling career. Below are four crucial health benefits of massage therapy and several reasons why becoming a licensed…
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The Ultimate Guide for Your Next Steps After Massage Therapy School

You’ve chosen a career as a massage therapist and undergone the thorough training involved with this new path. Have you ever wondered what steps you should take immediately following completion of massage therapy school? In many cases, deciding upon a fulfilling career path is the toughest part of starting a successful job. However, it can…
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Why Has Corporate Massage Therapy Become So Popular

Employers perform many different tasks to keep their workers motivated and performing well on the job. One of these that has drastically increased in popularity over recent years is corporate massage therapy. Many large and well-known corporations are also taking advantage of this service in an effort to improve employee experiences and enhance their profitability.…
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