Sep 19 Tight Hamstrings? Or is it Something Else?
While the commonly held notion that a tight muscle = a weak muscle, more recent research has started to move away from this idea. As it’s already been at the forefront in many ways regarding sport and exercise science, it’s the cyclists that have ...
Sep 18 Massage Envy Network to Offer Free Body and Skin Care Services duri...
Nearly 1,200 locations across the country will help people focus on wellness and keeping their bodies working SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – Massage Envy, the largest provider of therapeutic massage and skin care services in the U.S., will be celebrating Wor...
Sep 18 Noel Asmar Group Wins 2019 ISPA Innovation of the Year Award
LEXINGTON, Ky. – On Sept. 13, the International SPA Association was pleased to announce Noel Asmar Group as this year’s overall winner for the ISPA Innovation of the Year. Their athleisure uniforms that use recycled fabric made from repurposed pla...
Sep 18 2020 ISPA Board of Directors and Officers Elected
LEXINGTON, Ky. – On Sept. 11, the International SPA Association (ISPA) announced the 2020 ISPA board of directors and officers. Their term will begin at the first ISPA board meeting following the 2019 ISPA Conference & Expo.  “As a volunteer-d...
Sep 17 The Massage Therapist’s Guide to Neuromuscular Therapy
  Neuromuscular therapy is a manual therapy for pain management, rehabilitation and prevention. It is a treatment for myofascial trigger points, which are small contractions in muscle fibers that cause pain, weakness and discomfort in a refer...
Sep 17 Finger Reset After Dislocation
3 Weeks after a DIP Dislocation in a gymnastics injury, swelling, pain, and weakness remained in the PIP more than DIP of that digit. She was unable to grip or hang/swing on bars without pain. In order to restore threat […]
Sep 16 The Topicals You Need for Massaging Feet
Feet take all kinds of abuse: standing for long periods of time, walking, running, hiking, exercising, often wearing ill-fitting shoes. It’s no wonder foot massage is so welcome. The 7,200 nerve endings in the foot deserve to be pampered; massagin...
Sep 16 Are You Covered? This is How Massage Liability Insurance Protects Y...
One of the first things you should do as a new massage practitioner is purchase liability insurance. Many massage therapists are required — by their state governing board, employer or landlord — to possess liability insurance in order to practice....
Sep 14 Spa Tips and Etiquette For A Better Experience
Those new to the spa scene tend to be overwhelmed by the whole experience and aren’t sure what to expect. We don’t want you to feel so worried when you’re supposed to feel relaxed, so we compiled some tips and etiquette for your ...
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