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
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
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.
Reasons why massage therapists get injured Continue reading