The effect of massage on the body
Massage has a diverse physiological effect on the body. Subjective sensations during and after massage, with the right choice of massage techniques and the method of their use, dosages are…

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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…

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Round pronator syndrome
Infringement of the nerves of the upper extremities is a common cause of pain and temporary disability. In the life of a modern person there are a lot of repetitive…

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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

Three myths about massage research

Today, the author of the article, a scientist, massage therapist and teacher, will tell you about the three most common misconceptions related to scientific research in the field of massage. So, let’s begin!

First myth

Research cannot be trusted because they are all contradictory – at first they say something is good for health, after a couple of weeks it is called bad, and so on. In fact, everything is not so simple. Any science is based on evidence and evidence, which is constantly increasing. It is extremely rare that one study provides a clear answer to a question without casting a shadow of doubt on the results. Most scientific works are guided by the Continue reading

How to choose a massage table

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

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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…

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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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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…

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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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