Fibromyalgia: How Massage Therapy Classes Can Help Those Afflicted

2016-03-29T11:31:11-05:00

More than 3 million Americans have Fibromyalgia, a chronic pain condition with no known cure. Fibromyalgia is defined by body-wide pain and sensitivity to touch. It is also known as Fibromyalgia Syndrome (FMS) because other symptoms are not uncommon. Women are far more likely to experience Fibromyalgia. Overall, Fibromyalgia is a complex disorder that can be managed, but not cured. Let’s take a look at how taking massage classes can help Fibromyalgia patients. […]

Fibromyalgia: How Massage Therapy Classes Can Help Those Afflicted2016-03-29T11:31:11-05:00

Massage Therapy Training Self-Care Tips: Wrist and Hand Exercises

2016-03-22T11:58:56-05:00

Self-care is so important in the massage profession. Think about it this way: you have to take care of yourself before you can take care of others. Your body and hands are the tools of your trade, and every tradesperson appreciates the importance of keeping tools in tip-top condition. […]

Massage Therapy Training Self-Care Tips: Wrist and Hand Exercises2016-03-22T11:58:56-05:00

Improve Circulation with Arnica Infused Massage Oils, Creams, and Gels

2016-03-15T11:53:18-05:00

A recent article in Massage Magazine caught our attention. It discusses arnica, and how arnica-infused products can help improve circulation. Today we’re summarizing that piece while also exploring how different groups of patients, specifically athletes, can benefit from improved circulation. For athletes, key benefits of a healthy circulatory system include an uptick in athletic performance. The benefits of arnica can be valuable for sports massage clients and others. Read on to learn more. […]

Improve Circulation with Arnica Infused Massage Oils, Creams, and Gels2016-03-15T11:53:18-05:00

Attending a Massage Therapy School Can Lead to a Satisfying Career

2016-02-09T11:44:34-05:00

Massage therapy is a type of treatment that works well to keep healthy people healthy and to speed healing of various ailments. A massage therapy school can help you learn this beneficial skill set and get you started in a rewarding career. […]

Attending a Massage Therapy School Can Lead to a Satisfying Career2016-02-09T11:44:34-05:00

Massage Therapy Schools Share the Top Benefits of Deep Tissue Massage

2016-01-14T09:16:15-05:00

Assuming your massage therapist is competent, massage always feels good. But one type of massage, deep tissue massage, creates a uniquely satisfying feeling that can also be quite intense. If the LMT is skillful, deep tissue massage relieves tension from muscle adhesions. […]

Massage Therapy Schools Share the Top Benefits of Deep Tissue Massage2016-01-14T09:16:15-05:00

“Text Neck”: What Causes It, and How a Massage Therapist Can Help

2016-01-07T09:08:00-05:00

Modern gadgets are like candy for the brain—but they are a pain in the neck, literally. Smartphones, for instance, cause most users to drop their heads forward and down. This technology-adaptive head position is now so common that health professionals have a special term for it – “Text Neck.” In our NW massage therapy school, students learn how to take clinical notes and spot postural patterns that point to treatment options. Text Neck is widespread enough to be called an epidemic, so we’re dedicating today’s post to this modern body pattern. […]

“Text Neck”: What Causes It, and How a Massage Therapist Can Help2016-01-07T09:08:00-05:00

A Guide to Becoming a Massage Therapist and Building a Career

2015-12-28T09:55:32-05:00

Do you want to know how to become a massage therapist? On average, a massage therapist can earn up to $40 an hour when accounting for all fees and customer gratuities. It takes many hours of training plus the passing of a written exam, to become a licensed massage therapist. What are some of the other steps you need to earn your massage license? Read on. […]

A Guide to Becoming a Massage Therapist and Building a Career2015-12-28T09:55:32-05:00