Ayurvedic oil massage
Experience suggests that people react to different types of sensory signals in different ways. So, for some, sound has a particularly strong effect, so these people are most susceptible to…

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Movement and the healing process
What do you think: when working with various musculoskeletal injuries, the client should remain motionless or vice versa - will the movement help speed up the recovery process? I believe…

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Key concepts of massage psychology
We all know that the work of a massage therapist implies responsibility and commitment to professional ethics - that is why we all need to understand the basic aspects of…

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physical form

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How many eyes does a massage therapist have?

From the moment the client entered our office, and until his departure, we must carefully monitor him. Full immersion in the process of examining the client and a thorough analysis of all the “prompts” available to your senses, left by the client’s body and body, can provide boundless amounts of information that will help you choose the most effective technique for this particular case and develop a treatment strategy. The result will be healthy and satisfied customers!

Of course, we are all used to relying on our eyesight – with our own eyes we can see the client’s gait, his posture, movements, mental and emotional state. But this is only the beginning. Each massage therapist Continue reading

6 tests to diagnose finger joint injuries

Finger Mobility Tests

A person’s finger has three joints, and normally each of these joints should have a full range of motion, and reaching the extreme points of these ranges should not cause pain. However, joint pain is a common problem, not only among our clients, but also ourselves – massage therapists and manual therapists.

Today I will tell you about a couple of simple tests that will help you make the right diagnosis for a client who comes with complaints of pain in the hands. To get started, try all the tests I have proposed on yourself – this is a great way to feel these movements yourself and understand what strength and pressure should be Continue reading

Why self-care is so important to a massage therapist

In my seminars on orthopedics and massage, which I hold around the world, I always put emphasis on the importance of taking care of one’s own health in the life of a massage therapist. After all, attention to yourself is the key to a long career and the absence of professional injuries. I recommend to all my students to stretch during the working day and strengthen muscles, doing sports in their free time – only this way of life will allow you to approach your work with clients as efficiently as possible.

I myself realized the value of taking care of myself three years ago. Unfortunately, I came to this through pain – I developed the syndrome of the upper chest aperture, and the pain was so strong that it was Continue reading

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Sports massage
In a previous article on sports massage, we talked about three key principles that distinguish this type of massage from classic, relaxing, general, and many others. Today we would like…

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Essential oils and emotions
We all heard about the various therapeutic effects of essential oils: some help fight colds and infections, others have an antibacterial effect, others invigorate and make us more attentive ...…

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EFFECTS OF SPA TREATMENTS ON ENERGY AND HUMAN INTERNAL CONDITION
Modern man experiences constant stress due to the high rhythm of life, poor ecology, improper lifestyle, a lot of stress, an overabundance of information. This condition leads to a weakening…

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Stimulating Essential Oils
It's no secret that aromatherapy is a great way to relax and relieve nervous tension. But sometimes clients come to us complaining of pain, but oils with a sedative effect…

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