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Massage Therapist Self Care Tips


Homepage Tip March 3rd, 2014: Massage Therapist Self-Care Techniques for Working Large, Hypertonic or Guarded Muscles
Homepage Tip February 4th, 2014: Self-Care for Massage Therapists: How to Keep Hands and Wrists Healthy
Homepage Tip January 7th, 2014: Trigger Points: Work Smarter, Not Harder
Homepage Tip December 10th, 2013: Foot Care for Massage Therapists
Homepage Tip November 4th, 2013: How Good Body Mechanics Impact Your Massage Client's Experience
Homepage Tip October 8th, 2013: The Importance of Space Around Your Massage Table
Homepage Tip September 10th, 2013: Reflexology for Tension Headaches
Homepage Tip August 6th, 2013: 5 Reasons Not to Overtreat Your Clients
Homepage Tip July 9th, 2013: Massage Therapist Self-Care: To Reduce Injury Risk, Avoid Pinch Grips
Homepage Tip June 4th, 2013: Massage Therapists: Practice What You Preach
Homepage Tip May 6th, 2013: Massage Therapist Self-Care: Find Alternatives to Using Your Fingers and Thumbs
Homepage Tip April 3rd, 2013: Simple Self-Massage Techniques to Use Every Day
Homepage Tip March 4th, 2013: To Avoid Injury, Practice Relaxation Techniques
Homepage Tip February 5th, 2013: Arm and Wrist Strengthening Exercises: Use Them Judiciously
Homepage Tip January 8th, 2013: Energetic Eating: Tune into Your Food's Vibration
Homepage Tip December 3rd, 2012: How to Avoid an Injury When Practicing Yoga
Homepage Tip November 2nd, 2012: Counteracting Imbalanced Musculature Due to Massage Work
Homepage Tip October 2nd, 2012: Develop a Personal Yoga Practice
Homepage Tip September 4th, 2012: Optimize Your Digestion
Homepage Tip August 7th, 2012: Change Positions Frequently as You Work
Homepage Tip July 2nd, 2012: Restore Your Body with Guided Imagery
Homepage Tip June 4th, 2012: Healthy Snacks Between Massage Sessions
Homepage Tip April 30th, 2012: Remember to Breathe
Homepage Tip April 2nd, 2012: Build an Energy Reserve Before Performing a Therapeutic Session
Homepage Tip March 5th, 2012: YogaFit Postures for Massage Therapists
Homepage Tip February 6th, 2012: Yoga Posture: Warrior III
Homepage Tip January 3rd, 2012: Exercise Smart to Save Your Hands
Homepage Tip December 6th, 2011: Sit Before You Veg
Homepage Tip October 31st, 2011: Stay Healthy During the Holidays
Homepage Tip October 3rd, 2011: Yoga Posture: Headstand
Homepage Tip August 30th, 2011: Body Mechanics Does Not Equal Injury Prevention
Homepage Tip August 1st, 2011: Clear Your Body's Energy with Nature
Homepage Tip July 1st, 2011: Yoga Posture: Gorilla
Homepage Tip June 3rd, 2011: Recognize the Early Symptoms of Injury
Homepage Tip May 2nd, 2011: Breathe to the Beat of Your Dosha
Homepage Tip April 5th, 2011: How Strong is Your Core?
Homepage Tip March 1st, 2011: Yoga Posture: Chair
Homepage Tip January 31st, 2011: Five Reasons to Use a Power-Adjustable Treatment Table
Homepage Tip January 3rd, 2011: Start the New Year with Exercises to Become Grounded
Homepage Tip December 6th, 2010: Yoga Posture: Halasana
Homepage Tip October 25th, 2010: Detoxify During Autumn
Homepage Tip September 30th, 2010: Nutritional Benefits of Pumpkins
Homepage Tip August 31st, 2010: Beware of Repetitive Strain Injuries
Homepage Tip August 4th, 2010: Yoga Posture: Purvottanasana
Homepage Tip June 29th, 2010: Detox Suggestions for You and Your Clients
Homepage Tip June 1st, 2010: How to Become Grounded
Homepage Tip May 3rd, 2010: Alternate Sitting and Standing as You Work
Homepage Tip April 5th, 2010: Yoga Posture: Warrior II
Homepage Tip February 26th, 2010: Learn Ways to Prevent Injury
Homepage Tip February 1st, 2010: Client Positioning: Work on What You Can See
Homepage Tip January 4th, 2010: Yoga Posture: Upward Facing Dog
Homepage Tip December 1st, 2009: Reflexology for Eye Strain
Homepage Tip October 28th, 2009: Be Aware of Your Alignment
Homepage Tip October 5th, 2009: An Opportunity for Self-Massage While You Work
Homepage Tip September 8th, 2009: Reflexology for Neck and Shoulder Tension
Homepage Tip August 25th, 2009: Think Like an Athlete
Homepage Tip August 10th, 2009: The Advantages of the Side-Lying Client Position
Homepage Tip July 21st, 2009: Use Acupressure for Digestive Headaches
Homepage Tip June 26th, 2009: How To Avoid Injury As You Transport Your On-Site Chair or Table
Homepage Tip June 25th, 2009: Warming Up vs. Stretching
Homepage Tip May 30th, 2009: All Water is Not Created Equal
Homepage Tip May 17th, 2009: Get Your Feet on the Ground and Your Head on Straight
Homepage Tip April 29th, 2009: Reducing Effort in Your Sessions
Homepage Tip April 8th, 2009: Alleviate Stress with Aromatherapy
Homepage Tip March 24th, 2009: The Healing Power of Meditation
Homepage Tip March 8th, 2009: 12 Habits to Save Your (Work) Life
Homepage Tip February 15th, 2009: Options for Ayurvedic Self-Care
Homepage Tip February 3rd, 2009: Affordable Options to Maintain Your Health
Homepage Tip January 19th, 2009: Manage Hand, Wrist and Elbow Pain
Homepage Tip January 5th, 2009: The Healing Power of Touch
Homepage Tip December 15th, 2008: Peppermint Oil, Fiber Used to Treat IBS
Homepage Tip December 2nd, 2008: Hibiscus Tea Helps Lower Blood Pressure
Homepage Tip November 25th, 2008: The Healing Power of Music
Homepage Tip November 18th, 2008: Taking Care of Business
Homepage Tip November 11th, 2008: Reflexology for Circulation
Homepage Tip November 4th, 2008: Tai Chi May Help with Asthma
Homepage Tip October 28th, 2008: The Healing Power of Breath
Homepage Tip October 20th, 2008: Ayurvedic Tips for Autumn
Homepage Tip October 14th, 2008: Acupressure Self-Care for Muscle Cramps
Homepage Tip October 7th, 2008: The Healing Power of Aromatherapy
Homepage Tip September 30th, 2008: Relaxing Music, Slow Breathing May Help Lower Blood Pressure
Homepage Tip September 23rd, 2008: Self-Care for Heel Spurs and/or Plantar Fasciitis
Homepage Tip September 16th, 2008: Center Yourself with Meditation
Homepage Tip September 9th, 2008: Use Weight for Balance in Sessions
Homepage Tip August 26th, 2008: Centering Techniques
Homepage Tip August 19th, 2008: Reduce Knee Pain with Reflexology
Homepage Tip August 12th, 2008: Be a Container
Homepage Tip August 5th, 2008: Get in Tune with Your Emotions
Homepage Tip July 29th, 2008: Do-It-Yourself Massage
Homepage Tip July 22nd, 2008: Focus Totally In The Present Moment
Homepage Tip July 15th, 2008: Body-Type Exercise
Homepage Tip July 8th, 2008: Honor Your Client's Process
Homepage Tip July 1st, 2008: Recognize Your Accomplishments
Homepage Tip June 24th, 2008: Ayurvedic Detox Tip
Homepage Tip June 16th, 2008: Maintain A Positive Attitude
Homepage Tip June 9th, 2008: Body Scan Relaxation
Homepage Tip June 2nd, 2008: Listen to Your Body
Homepage Tip May 27th, 2008: Personal Safety for Massage Workers
Homepage Tip May 18th, 2008: Setting Healthy Boundaries
Homepage Tip May 12th, 2008: Reduce Back Pain With Acupressure
Homepage Tip May 5th, 2008: Take a Breather
Homepage Tip April 28th, 2008: Offer Acceptance During Your Massage Session
Homepage Tip April 21st, 2008: Meditation Helps Lower Blood Pressure
Homepage Tip April 14th, 2008: Protect Your Hands
Homepage Tip April 6th, 2008: Recognize Change is Inevitable
Homepage Tip March 31st, 2008: Giving to Others Reaps Inner Rewards
Homepage Tip March 24th, 2008: Affirm Current Realities
Homepage Tip March 8th, 2008: 10 Tips to Manage Stress
Homepage Tip February 19th, 2008: Relax into the Gift of the Present Moment
Homepage Tip February 5th, 2008: Set a clear intention
Homepage Tip February 1st, 2008: Deep-Sleep Pillow
Homepage Tip January 31st, 2008: Acknowledge the Good You Do
Homepage Tip December 6th, 2007: Soothing Weary Eyes
Homepage Tip November 28th, 2007: You Deserve to Take Care of Yourself
Homepage Tip November 25th, 2007: Don’t let your nails affect good body mechanics
Homepage Tip November 14th, 2007: When you go away, really go away
Homepage Tip November 8th, 2007: Live to Laugh
Homepage Tip October 31st, 2007: “Stack” your joints
Homepage Tip October 24th, 2007: Don’t let your hair affect good body mechanics
Homepage Tip October 18th, 2007: Pain is a teacher
Homepage Tip October 11th, 2007: Connect to healthy resources
Homepage Tip October 4th, 2007: Aromatherapy oils for self-care
Homepage Tip September 26th, 2007: Use your entire body for pulling
Homepage Tip September 19th, 2007: Gripping with the feet
Homepage Tip September 12th, 2007: Good sleep is so important
Homepage Tip September 5th, 2007: Wake up every cell in your body
Homepage Tip August 29th, 2007: What’s in your Fame Folder?
Homepage Tip August 21st, 2007: Adjust Your Table Height
Homepage Tip August 15th, 2007: Vary Your Technique
Homepage Tip August 8th, 2007: Care for the shoulder joints
Homepage Tip August 1st, 2007: Proper Body Mechanics for Driving
Homepage Tip July 18th, 2007: Reconnect with the Earth
Homepage Tip July 12th, 2007: Change Your Self-Care Routine
Homepage Tip July 4th, 2007: Remember Correct Lifting with Children
Homepage Tip June 27th, 2007: Is Time Management Filling Your Calendar?
Homepage Tip June 21st, 2007: Choose Your Shoes Wisely
Homepage Tip June 13th, 2007: A Quick Fix for Mental Clarity
Homepage Tip June 6th, 2007: Self-care Includes Massage
Homepage Tip May 23rd, 2007: Time Your Warm-ups Strategically
Homepage Tip May 20th, 2007: Avoid Overstressing Wrist
Homepage Tip May 17th, 2007: Manage Your Workload Carefully
Homepage Tip May 3rd, 2007: Try Hydrotherapy, Tai Chi for Hip or Knee Problems
Homepage Tip April 27th, 2007: Reduce Tension in Your Metacarpals
Homepage Tip April 19th, 2007: Learn about your allergy to manage it
Homepage Tip April 12th, 2007: Get exercise, lower your risk of repetitive strain
Homepage Tip April 2nd, 2007: Mediterranean Diet Promotes Heart Health
Homepage Tip March 22nd, 2007: Cloudy Better in Fruit Juice
Homepage Tip March 15th, 2007: Keep Moving for Better Vision
Homepage Tip March 8th, 2007: Produce, fish good for circulation
Homepage Tip February 28th, 2007: Melatonin and aging
Homepage Tip February 22nd, 2007: Affirmations and Relationships Boost Esteem
Homepage Tip February 15th, 2007: Losing It and Keeping It Off, for Good
Homepage Tip February 8th, 2007: Caffeine for Workout Pain
Homepage Tip February 1st, 2007: Exercise for Diabetes Management
Homepage Tip January 25th, 2007: Enjoy Fish Safely
Homepage Tip January 18th, 2007: Nuts about Nuts
Homepage Tip January 11th, 2007: Exercise Cuts Colon Cancer Risk
Homepage Tip January 4th, 2007: Soy gets thumbs up
Homepage Tip December 28th, 2006: Qigong alleviates depression
Homepage Tip December 21st, 2006: Relief for Winter Skin
Homepage Tip December 14th, 2006: Sitting Posture Challenged
Homepage Tip December 7th, 2006: Diet and Cancer Prevention
Homepage Tip November 30th, 2006: Chocolate for the Heart
Homepage Tip November 16th, 2006: Smart reclining
Homepage Tip November 9th, 2006: Bracing to Lift, Carry or Push
Homepage Tip November 2nd, 2006: Antioxidant power!
Homepage Tip October 26th, 2006: Diabetics Improve with Vegan Diet
Homepage Tip October 19th, 2006: Home-based teeth whitening products can work? but watch out for sensitivity and gum damage.
Homepage Tip October 12th, 2006: Reflexology for low energy and fatigue
Homepage Tip October 6th, 2006: Increase Body Awareness in 3D
Homepage Tip September 28th, 2006: Detox Hot Water Salt Bath
Homepage Tip September 21st, 2006: Where’s the Fruit?
Homepage Tip September 14th, 2006: Portion misperception
Homepage Tip September 7th, 2006: Heartburn solutions
Homepage Tip September 7th, 2006: Heartburn solutions
Homepage Tip August 31st, 2006: Melon power!
Homepage Tip August 24th, 2006: Calcium checklist
Homepage Tip August 17th, 2006: Meditate your pain away
Homepage Tip August 10th, 2006: Releasing a holding pattern
Homepage Tip August 3rd, 2006: No bones about it: Eat your fruits and veggies
Homepage Tip August 1st, 2006: The eye of the storm
Homepage Tip July 20th, 2006: Beans may prevent colon cancer
Homepage Tip July 13th, 2006: Red Grapefruit Lowers Cholesterol, Fights Heart Disease
Homepage Tip July 6th, 2006: Chinese exercise benefits older adults
Homepage Tip June 29th, 2006: Record family health history
Homepage Tip June 22nd, 2006: Lower cholesterol with food
Homepage Tip June 15th, 2006: The right amount of ZZZs
Homepage Tip June 8th, 2006: Just relax
Homepage Tip June 1st, 2006: Brain-Boosting Plan
Homepage Tip May 25th, 2006: Consumer Reports offers Herbal Guidance
Homepage Tip May 18th, 2006: Eat Less and Live Longer
Homepage Tip May 11th, 2006: Amino acids speed muscle recovery
Homepage Tip May 4th, 2006: Record family health history
Homepage Tip April 27th, 2006: Age better with exercise
Homepage Tip April 20th, 2006: Coping with stress
Homepage Tip April 13th, 2006: Gravity for better bones
Homepage Tip April 6th, 2006: Green tea smarts
Homepage Tip March 30th, 2006: Support groups help
Homepage Tip March 23rd, 2006: Waist to hip to heart
Homepage Tip March 16th, 2006: Going vegetarian
Homepage Tip March 9th, 2006: Positive thinking for better health
Homepage Tip March 2nd, 2006: Small steps toward better health and fitness
Homepage Tip February 23rd, 2006: Walking for your heart
Homepage Tip February 16th, 2006: Pomegranate combats osteoarthritis
Homepage Tip February 9th, 2006: Take control of your health
Homepage Tip February 6th, 2006: You are what you think
Homepage Tip February 2nd, 2006: Pat down
Homepage Tip January 26th, 2006: Vacations chase women’s blues away
Homepage Tip January 19th, 2006: Vitamin C prevents colds
Homepage Tip January 12th, 2006: Migraine sufferers misdiagnosed
Homepage Tip December 23rd, 2005: The Chattering Monkey
Homepage Tip December 16th, 2005: Nature’s Spa Halitosis
Homepage Tip December 9th, 2005: Before you diet
Homepage Tip December 2nd, 2005: Lauriann Greene gives advice for preventing work-related injuries
Homepage Tip November 27th, 2005: Lauriann Greene gives advice for preventing work-related injuries
Homepage Tip November 20th, 2005: Helping the Healers
Homepage Tip November 13th, 2005: Helping the Healers
Homepage Tip November 6th, 2005: Helping the Healers
Homepage Tip December 13, 2007: Acknowledge the Good You Do
Homepage Tip December 6, 2007: Soothing Weary Eyes
Homepage Tip November 29, 2007: You Deserve to Take Care of Yourself
Homepage Tip November 26, 2007: Don’t let your nails affect good body mechanics
Homepage Tip November 15, 2007: When you go away, really go away
Homepage Tip November 8, 2007: Live to Laugh
Homepage Tip November 1, 2007: “Stack” your joints
Homepage Tip October 25, 2007: Don’t let your hair affect good body mechanics
Homepage Tip October 18, 2007: Pain is a Teacher
Homepage Tip October 11, 2007: Connect to healthy resources
Homepage Tip October 4, 2007: Aromatherapy oils for self-care
Homepage Tip September 27, 2007: Use your entire body for pulling
Homepage Tip September 20, 2007: Gripping with the feet
Homepage Tip September 13, 2007: Good sleep is so important
Homepage Tip September 06, 2007: Wake up every cell in your body
Homepage Tip August 30, 2007: What’s in your Fame Folder?
Homepage Tip August 23, 2007: Adjust Your Table Height
Homepage Tip August 16, 2007: Vary Your Technique
Homepage Tip August 9, 2007: Care for the shoulder joints
Homepage Tip August 2, 2007: Proper Body Mechanics for Driving
Homepage Tip July 19, 2007: Reconnect with the Earth
Homepage Tip July 13, 2007: Change Your Self-Care Routine
Homepage Tip July 05, 2007: Remember Correct Lifting with Children
Homepage Tip June 28, 2007: Is Time Management Filling Your Calendar?
Homepage Tip June 22, 2007: Choose Your Shoes Wisely
Homepage Tip June 14, 2007: A Quick Fix for Mental Clarity
Homepage Tip June 07, 2007: Self-care Includes Massage
Homepage Tip May 31, 2007: Avoid Overstressing Your Ligaments
Homepage Tip May 24, 2007: Time Your Warm-ups Strategically
Homepage Tip May 18, 2007: Manage Your Workload Carefully
Homepage Tip May 4, 2007: Try Hydrotherapy, Tai Chi for Hip or Knee Problems
Homepage Tip April 27, 2007: Reduce Tension in Your Metacarpals
Homepage Tip April 19, 2007: Learn about your allergy to manage it
Homepage Tip April 12, 2007: Get exercise, lower your risk of repetitive strain
Homepage Tip April 2, 2007: Mediterranean Diet Promotes Heart Health
Homepage Tip March 22, 2007: Cloudy Better in Fruit Juice
Homepage Tip March 15, 2007: Keep Moving for Better Vision
Homepage Tip March 08, 2007: Produce, fish good for circulation
Homepage Tip February 28, 2007: Melatonin and aging
Homepage Tip February 22, 2007: Affirmations and Relationships Boost Esteem
Homepage Tip February 15, 2007: Losing It and Keeping It Off, for Good
Homepage Tip February 8, 2007: Caffeine for Workout Pain
Homepage Tip February 1, 2007: Exercise for Diabetes Management
Homepage Tip January 25, 2007: Enjoy Fish Safely
Homepage Tip January 18, 2007: Nuts about Nuts
Homepage Tip January 11, 2007: Exercise Cuts Colon Cancer Risk
Homepage Tip January 4, 2007: Soy gets thumbs up
Homepage Tip December 28, 2006: Qigong alleviates depression
Homepage Tip December 21, 2006: Relief for Winter Skin
Homepage Tip December 14, 2006: Sitting Posture Challenged
Homepage Tip December 07, 2006: Diet and Cancer Prevention
Homepage Tip November 30, 2006: Chocolate for the Heart
Homepage Tip November 16, 2006: Smart reclining
Homepage Tip November 09, 2006: Bracing to Lift, Carry or Push
Homepage Tip November 02, 2006: Antioxidant power!
Homepage Tip October 26, 2006: Diabetics Improve with Vegan Diet
Homepage Tip Ocotber 19, 2006: Home-based teeth whitening products can work? but watch out for sensitivity and gum damage.
Homepage Tip October 12, 2006: Reflexology for low energy and fatigue
Homepage Tip Ocotber 06, 2006: Increase Body Awareness in 3D
Homepage Tip September 28, 2006: Detox Hot Water Salt Bath
Homepage Tip September 21, 2006: Where’s the Fruit?
Homepage Tip September 14, 2006: Portion misperception
Homepage Tip September 7, 2006: Heartburn solutions
Homepage Tip August 31, 2006: Melon Power!
Homepage Tip August 24, 2006: Calcium checklist
Homepage Tip August 17, 2006: Meditate your pain away
Homepage Tip August 10, 2006: Releasing a holding pattern
Homepage Tip August 3, 2006: No bones about it: Eat your fruits and veggies
Homepage Tip August 1, 2006: The eye of the storm
Homepage Tip July 20, 2006: Beans may prevent colon cancer
Homepage Tip July 13, 2006: Red Grapefruit Lowers Cholesterol, Fights Heart Disease
Homepage Tip July 6, 2006: Chinese exercise benefits older adults
Homepage Tip June 29, 2006: Record family health history
Homepage Tip June 22, 2006: Lower cholesterol with food
Homepage Tip June 15, 2006: The right amount of ZZZs
Homepage Tip June 8, 2006: Just relax
Homepage Tip June 1, 2006: Brain-Boosting Plan
Homepage Tip May 25, 2006: Consumer Reports offers Herbal Guidance
Homepage Tip May 18, 2006: Eat Less and Live Longer
Homepage Tip May 11, 2006: Amino acids speed muscle recovery
Homepage Tip May 4, 2006: Record family health history
Homepage Tip April 27, 2006: Age better with exercise
Homepage Tip April 20, 2006: Coping with stress
Homepage Tip April 13, 2006: Gravity for better bones
Homepage Tip April 6, 2006: Green tea smarts
Homepage Tip March 30, 2006: Support groups help
Homepage Tip March 23, 2006: Waist to hip to heart
Homepage Tip March 16, 2006: Going vegetarian
Homepage Tip March 9, 2006: Positive thinking for better health
Homepage Tip March 2, 2006: Small steps toward better health and fitness
Homepage Tip Feburary 23, 2006: Walking for your heart
Homepage Tip February 16, 2006: Pomegrante combats osteoarthritis
Issue 119: Take control of your health
Issue 119: You are what you think
Homepage Tip Feburary 2, 2006: Pat down
Homepage Tip January 26, 2006: Vacations chase women’s blues away
Homepage Tip January 19, 2006: Vitamin C prevents colds
Homepage Tip January 12, 2006: Migraine suffers misdiagnosed
Homepage Tip December 23, 2005: Chattering Monkey
Issue 118: Nature’s Spa Halitosis
Issue 118: Before you diet
Issue 88, "...the muscles in my forearms have become hypertonic, and there are spots in my neck and scapular region that are always sore..."
Issue 87, "...what is the importance of stretching? Will it really help me prevent being injured by my work?"
Issue 86, "...Do you honestly believe that a person can do massage full-time?"
Issue 85, "... In fact, I wonder if I would have developed my shoulder tendonitis if I had been able to use a hydraulic table at work.  I'm hoping you'll agree with me so I can show your response to the clinic director to support my request that she order hydraulic tables for us."
Issue 84, "...Initially I chose a part-time massage career because of the physical strain of this type of work, but now I feel that I must either choose to work full time at massage or leave the profession altogether."



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