Using Pressure Massage for Achilles Tendinopathy: A Single-Blind, Randomized Controlled Trial Comparing a Novel Treatment Versus an Eccentric Exercise Protocol, 2019. In this 2019 research study, researchers aimed to determine if pressure massage was a successful treatment option on the calf muscles for treating Achilles Tendinopathy. Researchers also wanted to compare pressure massage with Eccentric […]
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Alabama Alabama massage therapists are required to to complete 16 Massage Therapy Continuing Education hours every two years. For more information on Alabama Massage Therapy continuing education requirements, visit the board website at: http://www.almtbd.alabama.gov/default.aspx Arizona Massage therapists in Arizona are required to complete 24 Massage Therapy Continuing Education Hours every two years. Out of the 24 hours, only 12 […]
What is Alzheimer’s? Alzheimer’s is a disease in which the patients loses their memory. When a patient has Alzheimer’s, they will forget their loved ones and forget basic life skills, such as feeding and dressing themselves and using the toilet. This usually happens to patients who are 65 or older. This also happens more […]
What is a Foam Roller? Foam rolling is another name for self-myofascial release. The purpose of the foam rollers is to release muscle tightness by applying pressure to specific points on your body. The specific points in your body that you should focus on is your ‘knots’ or your ‘trigger points’. These points cause pain […]
3000 B.C. The earliest time we know massage was practiced, which began in China. 2700 B.C. Someone practicing massage in Ancient China wrote a book titled “The Yellow Emperor’s Classic Book of Internal Medicine”. This was published in the 1900’s in English and is still used today. 2500 B.C. At this time, massage […]
Massage therapy is known as the manipulation of the soft tissues by the use of hands-on techniques. It can help with a number of conditions, along with giving clients a sense of relaxation. There is plenty of job opportunity as massage therapists can work in a number of places, such as spas, clinics, hotels, and […]
Social Media I cannot stress the importance of social media enough. In today’s world, everyone’s eyes are burned into their phone or computer screen about 98% of the time. There’s so many social media outlets today to take advantage of. Obviously, Facebook is number one, but we have Instagram also which is rising quickly. Twitter […]
Studying for the MBLEx The current pass rate for first time MBLEx takers is at 73.9%, which isn’t terrible but that means 33.3% of people are failing. Before beginning the exam, you should know what it is your studying for. The current fee for the MBLEx is $195. You do not get a discount for […]
Battling Cancer Cancer is a scary, hard time for anyone experiencing it. Not only are you fighting for your life, but your current quality of life is slowly being taken from you. Cancer patients are having their entire world flipped upside down in the blink of an eye. Dealing with cancer can be a lonely […]
Massage Therapy Bias As with any profession, there is some gender bias that comes with male and female massage therapists. Gender bias can be associated with getting a job, how much pay you are going to receive, and how far you will go with your job. While it’s unfair, this is the awful truth of […]
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