has played a pivotal role in Indian life and was featured in early
Ayurvedic texts that date back nearly 4,000 years. It is now revered
as a therapy of the future one that can help clients effectively
battle the rigors of modern living. Spas around the world have begun
to offer Indian head massage - and therapists in private practice
are learning how easy and rewarding this technique can be.
Hands: Massage Therapists Reach Out to Tsunami Victims
that struck parts of Southeast Asia in December killed thousands
- and left millions in need. North American massage therapists joined
the worldwide effort to help those left behind.
Causes = Great Experiences
Carolee Boyles and Mark Diss
Law Speeds Through Legislature
NCBTMB Fall Out
Board Leaves Management Company
Greek and Roman Bath
Robert Noah Calvert
in the Session Room
therapists will, at some point, encounter one or more clients who
request some form of sexual activity as part of their massage session.
This article frankly addresses how to handle situations in which
sexual comments on behavior arise.
Reduces Cancer Symptoms
Eases Anxiety for Pregnant, Chemically Dependent Women
Benefits Stroke Patients
and Hands-On Strike A Balance At Spa Expo
your Fear of Anatomy, Part One of Two
first of a two-part series, the author, an anatomy instructor, offers
advice and techniques for greater success in learning anatomy in
the classroom setting and recommends resources for practicing therapists.
Hamstring strain occurs frequently
in active populations and is one of the more common lower-extremity
injuries. This injury is sometimes referred to in lay terms as a
pulled muscle. The hamstrings are particularly susceptible to strain
injury because of their anatomical structure and biomechanical function.
Well: Therapist Self-Care
Fill up on fiber
Cinema for the soul
Your Turn: Sean St. Louis
Valerie Cooksley, R.N.
common problem not often discussed. Chronic irregular or infrequent
bowel movement is a treatable malady brought on by poor diet, lack
of movement and stress - conditions all too familiar in our modern
complex and Mysterious: The Iliopsoas Muscle Part Two: A Practical
by Liz Koch and David Berceli
a sampling of practical explorations for experiencing the depths
of your own iliopsoas, and several recommendations for developing
noninvasive approaches for working with the iliopsoas.
Charlotte Michael Versagi
Michael Versagi answers your questions on how to determine if massage
is the right career for you, when to start charging family and friends
you could choose any massage or bodywork mentor, whom would it be
Team Approach to Health Care
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