Learn about the conditions for treatment of medical massage. Notes from Shamaya Chah’s famous “science talk.”
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You can have a very lucrative career as a massage therapist. You can also find yourself working quite hard and not having much to show for it. What kind of massage therapist do you want to be?
Did you know that you can use massage cups to help your clients with restrictions and fascial adhesions as a result of tattoos?
One of our top instructors, Vicki Kemner Ramsdell demonstrates how to help your clients with massage cups.
We had an amazing time during our March 2016 Seminars at Sea Program traveling on Royal Caribbean’s Independence of the Seas. We departed from Fort Lauderdale and traveled to Labadee and Falmouth. This is the BEST WAY to earn your massage therapy continuing education hours! Next time come with us!
The lymphatic system is the body’s waste disposal. It’s job, in part, is to remove bacteria, cell debris, excess water, proteins and wastes from the connective tissue to stop the tissues from puffing up, thereby keeping a balance of fluid in the body. The lymphatic system is part of the body’s circulatory system and a vital part of the body’s immune system. It is said that if your body’s lymphatic system shuts down, you will be dead within 24-48 hours. It plays that important of a function in the body! So, in a nutshell, here is how it works:
What is Lypossage™ and how does it diminish the appearance of cellulite? Lypossage™ is a non-invasive, manual contouring treatment that derives from complex physical therapy techniques (CPT), deep lymphatic drainage, deep myofascial release protocols and other therapeutic massage techniques. It works to improve muscle tone, lymphatic drainage and circulation. Lypossage™ decongests tissue and cleanses …
While It is certainly beyond the course and scope of practice for a massage therapist to diagnose, you should have a general understanding of various medical conditions and be able to speak knowledgeably about them. You must also know when it is contraindicated to continue your work. What is hypertension? If your …