Seniors Benefit From Massage Therapy

Seniors Benefit From Massage Therapy

Massage therapy offers numerous benefits for the entire body, especially as it is aging. Massage eases joint and muscle pain and helps reduce increased levels of stress that often occurs with age. Geriatric massage therapy is helpful for maintaining and improving overall health and wellness for the aging population. Addressing the specific needs of the […]

Children Benefit From Massage Therapy

Children Benefit From Massage Therapy

Can children experience benefits from massage therapy? The answer is… Yes! Massage therapy offers benefits for children from infancy to teenagers. Studies have shown massage therapy can aid in decreasing stress and stress hormone levels in children.  Children’s massage can reduce anxiety, depression, and chronic pain. Decreasing stress can also improve sleeping habits. With electronic […]

Benefits of Prenatal Massage Therapy

Benefits of Prenatal Massage Therapy

For centuries massage therapy has been used to improve overall health, reduce stress, and relieve muscle tension. Research is now supporting the benefits of prenatal massage therapy. Studies are showing prenatal massage therapy can help reduce anxiety, decrease symptoms of depression, relieve muscle aches and joint pains, and improve labor outcomes and newborn health. Prenatal […]

Do You Want to Be a Medical Massage Therapist?

Do You Want to Be a Medical Massage Therapist?

Today we are seeing a rise in medical massage therapy in medical settings due to the demand for the practice of combining traditional and alternative medicine. What is a medical massage therapist? A medical massage therapist is a licensed massage therapist (LMT) who treats health conditions diagnosed by a doctor. Medical massage therapists pursue advanced […]

Increased Demand For Massage Therapists

Increased Demand For Massage Therapists

Today’s world can be stressful and according to the American Psychological Association, stress is linked to the six leading causes of death: heart disease, cancer, lung problems, accidents, cirrhosis of the liver, and suicide. Finding ways to release and lower stress levels contributes to better health, and massage therapy is a course of action leading […]

Massage Therapy is the Career for You

Massage Therapy is the Career for You

Massage therapy is projected to grow 21% in the next 10 years, due to the demand and benefits drawing people like you to the profession. The results of a study surveying 1200 massage therapist about their career satisfaction discovered: Overall, 88% of surveyed massage therapists are “very satisfied” or “satisfied” with their careers.99% of massage […]

6 Career Paths for Massage Therapists

6 Career Paths for Massage Therapists

As a massage therapist, you impact people’s lives and well-being in so many ways. Massage therapy is a rewarding career with many benefits including the numerous ways to pursue your career after you get your license. Here are 6 different career paths available to you with your massage therapy license.Work For Yourself: Starting a massage […]

Massage Therapy: Working with Military Veterans

Massage Therapy: Working with Military Veterans

Many military veterans face numerous health concerns when returning home from service including chronic pain as well as emotional and psychological issues. As a Massage Therapist, you are able to help veterans take control of their health and wellness.  Research supports the benefits of massage therapy for military veterans for the following health concerns: Chronic Pain70% […]

4 Tips Every Successful Massage Therapist Knows

4 Tips Every Successful Massage Therapist Knows

Did you know there is so much more to being an effective and successful massage therapist than just technique? Here are 4 tips that will take your massage therapy career to the next level. First impressions are lasting, so your massage waiting room and massage room should be warm, inviting, relaxing, and clean. This also […]

5 Steps To Become a Massage Therapist

5 Steps To Become a Massage Therapist

Are you thinking about becoming a massage therapist, but do not know where to begin? Here are 5 steps to becoming a licensed massage therapist. 1. Massage therapists should complete a certificate or diploma degree program from an accredited massage school approved by the state. 2. Each state has a requirement for the number of […]