Massage Therapy In Rehabilitation

Massage Therapy In Rehabilitation

Does massage therapy have its place in the rehabilitation process? Research continues to discover the benefits massage therapy provides during the rehabilitation of athletes, stroke survivors, infants, and more! Massage therapy aids in recovery and rehabilitation through retraining and re-engaging muscle memory, including the neurological pathways, which helps the body heal properly from injury, surgery, […]

Importance of a Call to Action to Your Massage Therapy Business

Call To Action

Why is your Call to Action so important to the success of your social media posts? A Call to Action on your social media posts is an instruction to the visitor to encourage them to take some kind of action. A Call to Action might be simple instructional text, such as “Call us now”, “Learn […]

What is Reflexology Massage?

What is Reflexology Massage?

What is reflexology massage? Reflexology massage is a practice involving the application of different amounts of pressure to specific points on the feet or hands which are believed to be linked with certain organs or other parts of the body. Researchers found reflexology had a positive effect on the health and well-being, quality of life, […]

What is Palliative Massage Therapy?

What is Palliative Massage Therapy?

What is palliative massage therapy? Palliative massage is a type of massage where the main goal is relaxation and comfort and is used for frail individuals where the typical physical pressure of a traditional massage is contraindicated. Palliative care patients are people living with a serious illness, such as cancer or heart failure The main […]

3 Favorite Massage Therapy Tools

3 Favorite Massage Therapy Tools

Are you thinking about integrating some tools into your massage therapy practice? Here are 3 favorite tools used by massage therapists. 1. Bamboo rollers: Bamboo massage therapy reduces muscle tension and brings relaxation to the body.2. Hot Stones: Hot stone massage relieves pain and tension in the muscles, increases blood flow promotes circulation, and aids […]

Massage Therapy Helps Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Patients

Massage Therapy Helps Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Patients

How does massage therapy benefit children and adolescents hospitalized with depression and adjustment disorders? Over 2.7 million youth are experiencing severe major depression. A study found a 30-minute back massage given daily for a 5-day period to 52 hospitalized depressed and adjustment disorder children and adolescents resulted in:were less depressed and anxious,had lower saliva cortisol […]

Massage Therapy for Shoulder Pain

Massage Therapy for Shoulder Pain

How effective is massage therapy for shoulder pain? An estimated 20% of the population will suffer from shoulder pain during their lifetime. Shoulder pain and stiffness may reduce the performance efficiency of a person in family life or social life, as it reduces productive activities, and has a strong statistical correlation with poor mental health. […]

The Importance of a Strong Online Presence

The Importance of a Strong Online Presence

How important to your massage business’s success is a strong online presence? The first impression most potential clients have of your massage business comes from your online reviews. 3 ways to keep your online presence strong include: 1. Visibility on online business listing platforms like Google, Yelp, and Bing, and keeping your business listing updated […]

Massage Therapy and Osteoarthritis of the Knee

Massage Therapy and Osteoarthritis of the Knee

Does massage therapy provide benefits for people who suffer from osteoarthritis of the knee? A study published in the journal Pain Medicine titled Massage Therapy and Quality of Life in Osteoarthritis of the Knee investigated improvement in the quality of life associated with receiving massage therapy. The study’s participants noted that after experiencing massage therapy […]

Massage Benefits for Mental Health

Effects Massage Therapy in Patients with Congestive Heart Failure

What does research say about the effects of massage therapy on anxiety, comfort, and physiologic responses in patients with congestive heart failure? Nearly 5 million Americans are currently living with congestive heart failure. Feelings of physical discomfort and anxiety are often symptoms felt by patients suffering from congestive heart failure. A study following 64 participants […]