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massage therapy - Copyright – Stock Photo / Register Mark Following the Body's Clues

How 29 minutes of massage therapy changed a life.

By Debbie Roberts, LMT

There was a higher power at work when I helped Marianne. You know as a therapist when you jump right in and try to help someone and all your efforts work, but you are not entirely sure why. Then your mind is reeling in the possibilities of what just happened, followed by you can't wait to get your nose into a text book to further investigate how exactly you made those dramatic changes. A twenty-nine minute demonstration at a massage therapy conference using a gross cervical...

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prone position - Copyright – Stock Photo / Register Mark Prone Position Syndrome

By David Lauterstein, RMT

How many times have you been receiving a massage and noticed after 40 minutes that you are still lying face down? Your sinuses have filled up. Your face and jaw are being deformed by the face cradle, leading to...

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massage therapist - Copyright – Stock Photo / Register Mark Forced Work Reduction for Massage Therapists

By Massage Therapy Foundation Contributor

This month's Massage Therapy Foundation research column looks at the factors that lead to the reduction of work hours for massage therapists and bodyworkers due to injury, referred to as injury-forced work...

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Need a Massage? Call Your Competition for an Appointment
By David Kent, LMT, NCTMB

Who do you call when you need a massage? Many therapists schedule with someone they know from school, met at work or at a seminar. However, who do your clients call when they are in crisis, need a massage and you are on vacation, a conference, unexpectedly out of town for a funeral or caring for a family...

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By Terry Russell

Do you run your massage therapy practice as a profession or a hobby? This is a question every therapist should ask themselves. Whether you are a therapist that is new to the industry or a therapist that has been...

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By Daniel Ruscigno

When it comes to growing your business, trust and referral-based marketing is ultimately going to be the deciding factor in your massage clinic's success. Providing world-class treatment that inspires your...

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massage therapy - Copyright – Stock Photo / Register Mark Learning the Right Way to Get Started in this Business

By Ralph Stephens, BS, LMT, NCTMB

So many students of massage ask me, "How do I get started?" To me, it is not how to get started, it is IF you get started. You have to start where you are with a goal and start working toward it. Most of the...

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