Reflections on what a massage therapist needs to develop
The massage therapist career requires a flexible mind, a hardy body and, most importantly, their strong connection. We have a great responsibility – we must not only help our clients, but also serve as an example for them of a responsible and informed attitude to our health. I believe that the cornerstone of our success in the field of massage and a long career is taking care of ourselves and adhering to the principles of personal ethics.
The ethical framework defines the professional boundaries of what is permitted and guides us in the Continue reading
Massage is hard physical work, and in order to ensure professional longevity, we must take care of our health. The first step to the prevention of injuries that may lead to forced withdrawal from the field of massage is to study the nature and characteristics of these same injuries. This question is relevant for both beginners and veterans of our business. Today we will consider the main reasons that force massage therapists to “retire early”, and tomorrow we will learn how to determine if we are at risk of this or that injury.
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Masseurs work with different clients: some are small, others are very tall, some have very broad shoulders, others have hips and so on. That is why a good adjustable massage table is not a luxury, but a necessity for a massage therapist. Medical services should be as inclusive as possible and massage is no exception.
The table should be wide, it should have enough space for the client of any physique. Convenient for the client and, most importantly, a massage therapist, the table will allow the latter to use the massage techniques, techniques and methods as efficiently as possible, without causing the client discomfort. The Continue reading