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Tue, 15 Mar 2016 00:00:00 -0400Ever since mankind has played a sport, they have gotten injured. Injury goes hand in hand with most physical sports. You play, get hurt, lie down, get back up and play again. And the cycle goes on. In the last century, special focus has been laid on the treatment of injuries. With sports enjoying a premium spot in daily lives, the treatment and management of injuries have gotten better. Apart from surgeries, treatments, medicines, athletes and players are opting for massage therapy. Sports massage is quickly becoming a popular choice for injury management and prevention.
Fri, 23 Sep 2011 00:00:00 -0400People are consistently asking me which is more important... Myoskeletal Alignment home-study courses or "live" workshops. For the past 15 + years, the Freedom From Pain Institute has provided both types of educational opportunities to a broad range of bodyworkers including massage therapists, sports therapists, structural integrators, functional movement trainers, and physical therapists.
Fri, 23 Sep 2011 00:00:00 -0400Thai Massage dates back to historical times. It is thought to have been created about 2500 years ago in India. Later, this massage technique spread to Thailand as a part of Thai medicine. Thai massage is known by various names. It is commonly referred to as Thai yoga massage. In Thai massage, the therapist makes use of hands, knees, legs and feet and many different yoga postures are simulated. Quite simply, the therapist does the yoga for you.
Mon, 05 Sep 2011 00:00:00 -0400Massage therapy may be a multitalented and rewarding career during which you not solely pay attention of others; you furthermore may lookout of yourself! Massage therapists will work in a very wide assortment of settings, in concert with resort spas, cruise ships, remedial offices, sports clinics, destination spas, or day spas. Several begin their own non-public practices. There are many training center in India provides the coaching and education required to own a successful career within the massage therapy courses.
Wed, 24 Aug 2011 00:00:00 -0400Massage therapy is widely accepted as an important part of a healthy, balanced lifestyle. Commitment to healthy eating, regular exercise, and consistent massage therapy are vital to a balanced, healthy lifestyle. Massage therapy can offered a wide-range of benefits to those who regularly book treatments from a local Registered Massage Therapist.
Mon, 22 Aug 2011 00:00:00 -0400Massage chair one of the thing that can really help you stay healthy. Massage chairs have advanced the technology to the point where they can give you full body massage therapy. They have a large number of different massage techniques which can be used to target specific areas. There are also many other features on the massage chair that can help with stress relief and relaxation.
Thu, 18 Aug 2011 00:00:00 -0400There are many proven physical therapy techniques to treat migraines. Professional pain management facilities offer a variety of options in their physical therapy centers. This article provides a look into what is involved in physical therapy treatment for migraines. Migraines are recurrent, extremely painful headaches which are now and then accompanied by nausea, visual disturbances, or other symptoms. People affected by migraines commonly describe the pain as a throbbing or pulsing sensation in one region of the head.
Sat, 13 Aug 2011 00:00:00 -0400Visiting a professional masseuse on a regular basis can be expensive and inconvenient. This is why many people are purchasing their own massage chairs to use in the comfort of their own homes. Designed by experts in orthopedics (bone and muscle structures), the chairs are therapeutic and comfortable. You can also get other home wellness products like cushions, foot baths, handheld devices, and shower heads, all which provide pain relief and promote healing.
Sat, 13 Aug 2011 00:00:00 -0400It is easy to get the benefits of massage without a spa or club. Getting a massage frequently can do more than make you feel pampered. It provides therapeutic health benefits. It relieves tension, increase joint flexibility, improve circulation, release endorphins, lessen depression anxiety and relieve migraine pain.
Wed, 10 Aug 2011 00:00:00 -0400A recently published study shows that massage therapy is actually more effective than standard medical treatment in relieving chronic lower back pain. This a monumental breakthrough for massage therapy, which is usually recommended as a complementary therapy for pain rather than as a primary one. This article discusses the study and its implications for massage therapists.
Thu, 14 Jul 2011 00:00:00 -0400While there are many massage therapy schools in the Los Angeles area, narrowing down a search to a few quality candidates can be difficult. This article offers suggestions to students trying to find the school that is best for them. Suggestions include narrowing down the number of potential schools through location and transportation considerations, as well as through analyses of the school's massage program and by visiting the school's campus and meeting with its faculty and students.
Fri, 17 Jun 2011 00:00:00 -0400Too often massage therapy is thought of as something practiced only at a fixed location, like a luxury spa. This should change, as almost all types of massage therapy can be done onsite, adding convenience to the general benefits of massage therapy. The article demonstrates that chair massage, table massage, massage at special events, and other forms of massage therapy can be performed conveniently on site.
Tue, 14 Jun 2011 00:00:00 -0400Until 2008, massage therapists in Los Angeles had to be licensed by the county or a specific municipality. The California massage certificate changed all that, making working with a corporate massage therapist in Los Angeles much easier. This article explains why the statewide certificate was so helpful, both to local massage therapists and to local businesses looking hire corporate massage therapists.
Thu, 09 Jun 2011 00:00:00 -0400Chicago has great sports teams and massage therapists help keep the players healthy. This article looks at how sports massage therapists have helped the city's athletes, both past and present. Currently, massage therapists are helping pitchers for the White Sox and Cubs stay healthy, while, historically, massage therapists have helped the Bulls, Blackhawks and - most recently - the soccer team the Fire.
Tue, 07 Jun 2011 00:00:00 -0400Corporate massage therapy has been proven to boost workplace morale and employee performance. This article explores what to look for when hiring a massage therapist for your company's corporate massage program. The main tips provided in the article are: asking for the right type of credential and asking the right questions to ensure that the therapist you choose will be able to meet the requirements of a standard corporate massage program.
Sun, 15 May 2011 00:00:00 -0400Physical therapy plays a vital role in treating a sprained shoulder. Physical therapy helps to ease stiffness and pain which arises from the growth of new tissues. People looking for relief from shoulder sprain often ask the question: is physical therapy recommended for shoulder sprain? The answer to this question lies in first looking into the causes of the condition.
Sun, 01 May 2011 00:00:00 -0400With the advancement in technology there is also increase of various disorders in one's life like headache, pains, stress. Everything has its cure but sometimes not only medicine is helpful one has to take yogas or massage therapy which help one to get relief from various stress and feel relax. Massage therapy is a technique which provides relief with the help of just hand movements.
Fri, 11 Mar 2011 00:00:00 -0500Every one of us has more busy schedule these days and our lives have become more and more demanding on our time. Our daily routine has become filled with more responsibilities and today's society produces a lot of pressure and stress that we have to cope with on a daily basis. As a result we tend to be more prone to a health problems and we are unable to enjoy the quality of life that is near at hand to get the most out of our lives.
Thu, 09 Sep 2010 00:00:00 -0400Most massage therapists will make some mistakes in their practice over a lifetime. Proper massage techniques are important in the areas of: body mechanics, self-care, customer service, focus on a client, and awareness of a code of ethics. By understanding common massage mistakes in these areas, massage therapists can avoid burnout, increase client retention, and ensure the highest level of professionalism.
Wed, 01 Sep 2010 00:00:00 -0400The Chicago city council struck a blow to massage therapists recently by passing an ordinance requiring new massage therapy businesses to obtain special permits and locate in non-residential areas. This article examines the unfairness of the new measure and its potential, detrimental effects on established massage therapy businesses, new massage therapy businesses, and the general Chicago business climate.
Tue, 31 Aug 2010 00:00:00 -0400Some may argue that stress is prevalent in all areas of the world, but most would agree that big cities, with their concentrations of traffic, unemployment, and pollution, feature more stress than most other areas. While Los Angeles is usually at the top of lists of stressed-out cities, Chicago has had the dubious honor of being labeled America's most stressful city by Forbes for the past two years. Forbes's stressed-out city list for 2010 will come out soon, and while Chicago may not be at the top again, massage therapy will remain a constant for Windy City citizens looking to combat their stress and its harmful effects.
Thu, 26 Aug 2010 00:00:00 -0400It's been almost two years since Governor Schwarzenegger signed a bill establishing a statewide professional certificate for massage therapists. This article looks at the effect the law is having on massage therapists in Los Angeles and statewide. It shows that while the statewide certificate is a potential boon to therapists of all kinds in the state, many therapists are waiting until their current, already-paid-for municipal licenses expire before getting their statewide, California massage therapy certificates.
Wed, 25 Aug 2010 00:00:00 -0400When you want to add something a little something extra special to your evening, go ahead and grab some nice massage oil for a little relaxation. Whether its unscented oil or aromatherapy massage oil, you can find the perfect oil to make your evening something to be thankful for. There is nothing better then coming home after a hard and stressful day at work and break out some massage oil.
Wed, 25 Aug 2010 00:00:00 -0400When it comes to getting a massage you can expect to be confronted with many different styles including the famous Swedish style as well Classic massage and there are also deep muscle therapies as too trigger point therapy to learn about. Each style helps to improve the circulation of blood in your body and in addition they also help to provide relief from fatigue and in certain cases will also alleviate pain.
Tue, 24 Aug 2010 00:00:00 -0400Every place on earth has causes for stress, but Los Angeles should be at the top of the list. This article examines the causes of stress in Los Angeles, why they make L.A. the most stressful city in the country, and how massage therapy can help. It concludes by noting that massage therapy is prevalent in California, thus making the state - with its many causes of stress - and massage therapy good partners.