Nov 12 The Benefits of Professional Attire for Your Spa Practice
Just like the old adage, “you are what you eat,” in the world of professional success, “you are what you wear.” This adage rings true across so many aspects of the massage and spa world, such that wearing the right uniform ...
Nov 10 Articles Of The Week November 11, 2018
  Quite often people end up living with an issue because they just think it’s a normal reaction their body has to a life experience. Pelvic floor issues are one of those things. People think that because they had kids, […]
Nov 10 Mastering Movement
The idea is simple but so powerful, carefully chosen proven exercises that build strength and increase mobility make your everyday movement patterns and activities such as running easier. No niggles, no aches just strong, stable bodies…how cool is...
Nov 9 Stay Ahead of Wear-and-Tear with These 5 Rejuvenating Practices
As the saying goes, if you play hard, you pay hard. After a weekend of adventuring, laughs, bike rides, hikes, BBQs and paddle boarding, we’ve all shuffled into work on a fresh Monday, feeling less than fresh ourselves. We’re yawning, with sore ha...
Nov 8 5 Resources to Build Massage Research Literacy
Massage research literacy means being able to find, understand and apply research findings to your sessions. “What does the research say about massage and addiction?” “Have there been any studies about massage therapy and arachnoid cysts?” “My sis...
Nov 7 [Infographic] 7 Simple Ways to Practice Self-Care for Massage Thera...
Relieve stress and take care of yourself with these easy habits, backed by science.   Sources: https://www.webmd.com/diet/features/water-stress-reduction#1 https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/study-says-making-art-reduces-stress_us_576183ece...
Nov 7 New West Virginia Law Requires Alternatives to Opioids
The opioid epidemic in the U.S. has made headlines nationwide and plagued communities as people die from overdoses in unprecedented numbers. Yet as it’s grown, so too has a move toward using complementary therapies, including massage, as alt...
Nov 6 The MASSAGE Magazine Interview: Whitney Lowe, LMT
Whitney Lowe, LMT, directs the Academy of Clinical Massage, through which he offers continuing education and advanced clinical massage. He also offers an online training program in orthopedic massage, and he authored the books, Orthopedic Assessme...
Nov 4 Critical Thinking For A Deep Vein Thrombosis
He came in complaining of extreme calf pain. Everything seemed pretty straightforward, health history seemed fine, no real mechanism of injury, but it just seemed odd. I tried doing the Homan’s sign orthopedic test but honestly couldn’...
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