MASSAGE Magazine’s April issue is in the mail and being placed on newsstands around the country now. Among the content of this, the magazine’s 203rd issue:
• Clinical Assessment: Is it Carpal Tunnel Syndrome or Median-Nerve Compression? by Whitney Lowe. This article explains how what are believed to be symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome are sometimes symptoms of nerve compression in another location of the median-nerve pathway.
• Get Out of Your Comfort Zone: 4 Steps to Achieve Financial Prosperity, by Renae Bechthold. This article contends that every massage therapist can earn six figures or more as a massage-business owner.
• Your Signature Services: Create a Menu to Increase Clientele, . This article explains how creating signature-services menu will help your practice stand out.
• The Muscle-Bone Relationship, by Dawn Lewis. This article describes bone immobilization, how it can be caused by the surrounding muscles, and how it affects those muscles should be a consideration in any massage work.
• Aromatherapy for Massage Therapists, by David Crow, L.Ac., discusses the importance of choosing high quality essential oils.
• Expert Advice: Debra Curties, R.M.T., discusses the importance of abdominal massage.
• Practice Building, by Shelene Taylor. This article advises you how to get more time, money and clients in your life.
• Get More From Life: 5 Steps to Creating Healthy Boundaries, by Tasneem Bhatia, M.D. This article looks at how health care professionals can take better care of themselves.
• The Research Reports for this issue are “Massage During Labor May Delay Epidural Use” and “Body Mass Index Reduced by Three Weeks of Balneotherapy.”