How do massage therapists get injured at work?
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…

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How do massage therapists get injured at work?
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…

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Throughout my career as an anatomy teacher at the university, my students have asked me several times about muscles that I did not know existed. Since I have been engaged…

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How the most vigorous massage therapists eat

My experience with colleagues allows me to say without exaggeration that massage therapists are one of the most generous and sympathetic people on the planet. Of course, we all know how to take care of our clients and do it like no other, but very often we – massage therapists, chiropractors, chiropractors and so on – forget about ourselves and put our own health care in the last place among our priorities.

The work of a massage therapist is not complete without serious physical and emotional stress. If you feel that at the end of the working day you have no strength left even to get home, maybe you should try Continue reading

Massage and self-rejection

How massage helps with eating disorders

Nowadays, many people worry about their weight, volume and appearance. However, in some cases, this concern is rampant and becomes a problem that leads not only to eating disorders, but also to a change in the perception of oneself and one’s own body. Often, obsessive thoughts, a decrease in self-esteem, and depression accompany this. We, massage therapists, work not only with the body, but also with the soul of the client, so we should know how to support a client who has difficulty accepting himself.

Eating disorders are very multifaceted – both anorexia and bulimia have their etiology, symptoms, criteria for assessing the severity and associated health problems. At the center of anorexia lies a person’s false beliefs that reducing weight and volume will make his life better and save him from Continue reading

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 that the second option is absolutely true and that’s why: when the body is stationary, muscle adhesions (adhesions) and scar tissue form much faster, which slows down the healing process. Scar tissue can form both within the damaged tissue and go beyond them. In the first case, scar tissue replaces the tissues of the tendon, ligament or muscle itself. In the second case, scar tissue is formed between damaged and gradually restored tissues and healthy tissues of adjacent fascia, bones, muscles, ligaments, Continue reading

Scoliosis
Scoliosis - the pathology is very mysterious, and sometimes even completely surprising. And that's why: • About 85% of cases of scoliosis are idiopathic in nature (that is, in such…

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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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Massotherapy
An effective tool for the treatment of various diseases and injuries is currently therapeutic massage. It helps restore normal activity of the whole organism. Massage is part of a range…

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Massage therapist ethics
Ethics - the doctrine of moral principles and acceptable behavior in a particular situation or society. Ethics can be individual, group or professional. In our field of activity, professional ethics…

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