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Massage Therapy: Fighting the Opioid Addiction Crisis

admvegas October 31, 2017
Massage Therapy: Fighting the Opioid Addiction Crisis The opioid epidemic is the preeminent public health crisis of our time. Statistics from the Surgeon General of the United States indicate that as many as 2 million Americans are currently addicted to or otherwise dependent upon prescription opioids. Unfortunately, it is legitimate pain that drives many Americans...

Massage Therapy for Weight Loss?

admvegas September 28, 2017
Massage Therapy for Weight Loss? Massage: anything this good must be fattening, right? Wrong! Scientists are now confirming what massage therapists have always known — massage can be a powerful and effective weight-loss tool. By improving your body’s resilience, aiding muscle nutrition and flexibility, and supporting your mental and emotional well-being, massage can take your...

Choosing the Right Massage Therapy School

admvegas September 25, 2017
Choosing the Right Massage Therapy School With the growth of massage therapy comes an even greater growth in the number of massage schools. Schools that specialize in other subjects have found that it’s easy to add a massage therapy program to capitalize on this growing demand. However, all massage schools are not the same. Where...

The Benefits of Prenatal Massage

admvegas September 5, 2017
The Benefits of Prenatal Massage Pregnancy is a wonderful time when your body works magic growing a brand-new life inside you. It’s pretty amazing, but it can be painful too. Backaches, sore shoulders, and tender muscles can start to be a problem as your body changes to accommodate your precious cargo, which is why pregnancy...

Managing Work Life Balance

admvegas September 5, 2017
Managing Work Life Balance Balancing work and life is an issue for virtually any professional, but in the case of those who care for others, it is quite easy for the line to blur between giving to your clients and taking care of one’s self. Often, self-care for massage therapists who are navigating the sometimes-overlapping...

Landing the Job You Want After Graduation

admvegas August 10, 2017
Landing the Job You Want After Graduation Upon obtaining your massage therapy license and graduating from massage therapy school, you are legally allowed and ready to practice massage therapy professionally. Most people will start working at a day spa. Some people opt to set up their own practice. Others rely on the internet and phone...

Help Yourself First to Help Others

admvegas July 25, 2017
Help Yourself First to Help Others When we think about massage, we tend to think about the relief that getting a massage can bring to the one receiving it, but have you ever considered the physical demands on the person giving the massage? While rewarding in so many ways, there’s no way around it –...
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