Category Archives: Massage

Massage Therapy for Pain Relief from Scars

Last week we wrote generally about how sports massage therapy can help football players, stating that regular massage can help keep players fresh during long periods of training, as well as help players avoid or manage their injuries. Yet another … Continue reading

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Sports Massage Therapy and Football

The large, hulking physique of a professional football player usually doesn’t illicit images of a massage therapist, but to the writers of this Blog it most certainly does. Why?

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Compiling Data from the AMTA’s and ABMP’s 2010 Massage Therapy Fact Sheets: Money and Massage Therapists

Last week we looked at the ABMP’s and the AMTA’s fact sheets for 2010 (click here and here) and found that the industry is a multi-billion-dollar one that is growing quickly in the amount of money it generates per year. … Continue reading

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Compiling Data from the AMTA’s and ABMP’s 2010 Massage Therapy Fact Sheets: Money

Forgive me again for being late in exploring this (we’re way into 2011 already!), but I wanted take a look at the industry fact sheets for massage therapy of 2010 from two major professional organizations, the AMTA and the ABMP. … Continue reading

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Massage Therapy and the Skin (Part II)

Last week we wrote a post about an article in the AMTA’s Massage Therapy Journal about massage therapy and the skin, describing how the article does a good job of listing what therapists should look for when massaging and doing … Continue reading

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Massage Therapy and the Skin (Part I)

Often a massage therapy career can be a bit of a grind, especially when a full schedule of regular clients keeps you seeing the same people and performing the same intake/massage. Fortunately, most licensing bodies require massage therapists to take … Continue reading

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Massage Can Help Those Suffering From PTSD

Over the past two weeks we’ve been looking at the increasing popularity of attending massage therapy school, and earlier this year we wrote an entry about massage therapy being named one of the top careers out there. The U.S. News … Continue reading

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ABMP Massage Profession Metrics: The Growth, and Decline, of Massage School Enrollment (Part II)

Last week we wrote about the ABMP Massage Profession Metrics, and their impressive set of data that document the incredible rise, and recent decline, of massage school enrollees and graduates. Interestingly, and as we ended last week’s posting on, while … Continue reading

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ABMP Massage Profession Metrics: The Growth, and Decline, of Massage School Enrollment (Part I)

Regular readers of this Blog know that we love the AMTA’s annual fact sheet and the statistics and data provided each year that help shed light on the multi-billion-dollar massage therapy industry. We’re now happy to announce that the ABMP … Continue reading

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Equine Massage: Not Just for Elite Horses

We’ve written before about horses and animal massage therapy, mainly that animal massage is a growing industry among pet owners and that even some famous owners (Kentucky Derby winners and the Queen of England) spring for massage therapy for their … Continue reading

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