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Key to self-care for a massage therapists and others involved in bodywork starts with avoiding injuries. That’s not necessarily an easy thing to do considering the physical demands placed on your body. There are a number of injuries that are common to professionals in the field, among them tenosynovitis, tendinitis, carpal...

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build strength to avoid injuries
build strength to avoid injuries

Despite the current challenges massage therapists are facing due to the pandemic, the future is looking bright for massage therapist jobs. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics forecasts “employment of massage therapists is projected to grow 22 percent from 2018 to 2028, much faster than the average for all occupations. Demand will likely increase as more healthcare providers understand the benefits of...

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Extend your career with self-care
Extend your career with self-care

While the exact timeframe for re-opening your spa or massage practice still may be uncertain, now is the time to start planning.  Hopefully, through social media, emails and text messaging, you’ve kept in touch with clients during the Covid-19 shutdown (See: ”Stay in touch with clients during the pandemic”) so that they are as eager to re-engage with your...

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image of woman with open sign

This past week has been devastating for many of our fellow American’s who are dealing with the catastrophic effects of Hurricane Harvey.  Their stories have touched the Nation’s heart with deep sadness at the tremendous loss so many are...

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