Looking for Relief? Treat Back Pain With Massage

Massage therapy helps ease chronic low back pain and improves function, according to a new Annals of Internal Medicine trial. This is the first study to compare structural and relaxation (Swedish) massage. The trial found that both types of massage worked well with few side effects. … Read More

Consumers Increasingly Turning to Massage for Wellness

Consumers are increasingly integrating massage therapy into their regular health maintenance routines, according to the American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA). … Read More

Tui Na Massage for Sports Medicine

Tui na massage is a hands-on body treatment that brings the principles of Traditional Chinese Medicine into balance. Because it is so effective at manipulating the energy or life force of our bodies, athletes are embracing the power of tui na massage for sports medicine. … Read More

Treating Disease with Medical Massage

Posted May 03, 2016 by Carlos Sama, LMT & filed under Alternative Medicine, Conventional Medicine, Massage

There’s no doubt that massage therapy can be just what the doctor ordered to relax and unwind. It can also be just what the doctor ordered to treat a variety of health issues. Treating disease with medical massage has appeared more and more in the mainstream as both health care providers and patients have discovered the benefits of this 4,000-year-old practice. … Read More

Clear Skin Ahead: The Truth About Massage Therapy for Acne

Posted April 28, 2016 by Renee Skuban, MT Clinical / Faculty Supervisor & filed under Massage

According to the American Academy of Dermatology, acne is the most common skin condition in the country, affecting up to 50 million Americans a year. While it is more common in teens and young adults, people can experience acne at any time of their lives. … Read More

Massage for Wellness is Needed Everywhere: Top 6 Places to Work

Posted April 26, 2016 by Anton Rivera, B.A. & filed under Careers, Massage

An increased focus on health and well-being is powering the trend toward wellness. In line with this, the number of places people can get a massage for wellness is increasing as well. … Read More

5 Goals to Set For a Massage Therapy Career

Posted April 21, 2016 by Emmanuel Rodriguez, LMT & filed under Massage

A career in massage therapy can be rewarding and flexible and can create financial stability and fulfillment. But establishing a massage therapy career first requires identifying how you want to practice and then setting goals to make that vision a reality. Focusing on these five goals can keep you focused on graduating and succeeding. … Read More

Top 5 Benefits of Tuina (Tui Na) Massage

Posted April 19, 2016 by Carlos Sama, LMT & filed under Alternative Medicine, Massage

A type of massage that is becoming more and more popular for both practitioners and clients is Tui Na massage, or Tuina massage. Pronounced “twee-nah,” Tui Na massage is a modality of Traditional Chinese Medicine that addresses specific patterns of disharmony in the body. Here are five benefits of Tui Na massage people are discovering every day. … Read More

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