Massage Therapy Increases Endorphins

Massage Therapy Increases Endorphins

How does massage therapy affect your client’s endorphins? Endorphin’s primary role is to inhibit the communication of pain signals but can also produce a feeling of euphoria. Massage therapy releases endorphins in the body. These are the happy chemicals often related to a “runner’s high.’ The skin’s nerve cells send signals to the brain as soon […]

Massage Therapy and Increased Oxytocin

Massage Therapy and Increased Oxytocin

Does massage therapy increase the ‘love hormone’ oxytocin? Oxytocin, like endorphins or serotonin, is a type of hormone in your body that promotes positive feelings. A 2012 study found evidence to suggest that 5 minutes of massage could not only help people relax but could also boost oxytocin levels. Research from 2015 noted that oxytocin […]

Healthcare Professionals Recommend Massage Therapy

Healthcare Professionals Recommend Massage Therapy

Do healthcare professionals recommend massage therapy? As more individuals seek natural and alternative treatments for their health concerns, healthcare professionals are recognizing the value of incorporating complementary therapies like therapeutic massage into their treatment protocols. In a 2023 Massage Profession Research Report found the health care recommendations came from: 46% Physicians
32% Physical Therapists31% Chiropractors16% Mental […]

Using Video Reels To Promote Your Massage Therapy Business

Using Video Reels To Promote Your Massage Therapy Business

Why are video reels so impactful in promoting your massage therapy business? Video reels are an informative and entertaining way to promote yourself and your massage therapy business, as well as a big hit among social media users. Posting video reels on social media is a great way to engage your audience. Reels capture attention […]

Why Online Reviews Management is Key

Why Online Reviews Management is Key

Why is it essential to your massage therapy business’s success to manage your online reviews? Positive reviews and ratings can significantly impact a potential massage client’s decision-making process. Research has shown that nearly 60% of consumers will only use businesses that have ‘4 or more’ stars. It is key to actively encourage satisfied massage clients […]

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 […]