Cancer and Massage Therapy

At a time when many things can seems complicated and confusing, massage can be a welcome answer to many health concerns involved with cancer. There are different types of massage specially curated for different types of cancer that can make life easier, more...

Preparing for Your Massage Clients

Preparation for each client’s massage is an important part of providing a massage that is in tune with your clients’ needs and creating an experience that makes your clients seek you out again and again.  It is probably overstating the obvious, but you...

Special Considerations With Elderly Massage Therapy

The demand for geriatric massage is on the rise.  As massage becomes more mainstream people of all ages are turning to it as a regular part of their healthcare routine.  In addition, as the baby boomer generation ages, you may begin to see an increase in elderly...

Massage Therapy Relieves Low Back Pain

Up to 90% of Americans complain of low back pain without any sort of underlying cause.  Low back pain is second only to the common cold for people seeking the care of a doctor.  Last year, a study was completed that showed massage therapy is an effective treatment for...

Massage Eases Overworked Muscles

Up until now, there wasn’t much scientific evidence or research done to show that massage eases inflammation in overworked muscles.  Professional athletes and weekend warriors seemed to swear by a massage after a particularly grueling workout or competition, but...