top 5 articles of 2016 

These articles generated thousands of likes, comments and shares on Facebook and Twitter in 2016.


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1. 4 Benefits of a Deep Tissue Massage

By becoming trained in deep tissue massage, you can be prepared to better serve athletes, people managing chronic pain, and other specialized populations.



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2. 8 Ways to Extend Your Massage Therapy Career

How can we protect our bodies—and deliver consistently superior sessions? These self-care strategies can help prolong your massage therapy career.




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3. Massage Therapy and Thyroid Health

 Learn how clients with thyroid disorders might benefit from massage therapy.



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4. The History of Hot Stone Massage

Although some massage therapists and clients may consider hot stone massage to be simply fashionable, the use of stones and gemstones for healing purposes dates back thousands of years.



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5. Marijuana & Massage: 5 Questions Answered

The category of topical products—the growing number of cannabidiol (CBD)-containing salves, creams, oils and patches touted as relaxing and pain-relieving—is the point at which marijuana and massage intersect.


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