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How To Sign Up For A Career As A Massage Therapist

Jul 17, 2017 10:00:00 AM by MTTI

Massage therapy is a growing career field because it offers virtually limitless opportunities, and therapists are rewarded by doing something they truly love. Therapy is beneficial for the clients you will take care of in many ways, mentally, physically and spiritually, but the same can certainly be said for the therapist.

Pursuing your own career in massage therapy will allow you to work closely with clients on their own paths to wellness, and at the same time keep you physically healthy by keeping your muscles working, mentally healthy by learning and adapting your skills as a therapist, and spiritually healthy by building those connections with the people you work with.

If you’ve decided to go on this path, there are two basic steps you will need to follow to sign up for a career as a massage therapist:

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Practicing Massage - Why You Need To Be Licensed

Jul 10, 2017 10:00:00 AM by MTTI

From protecting yourself as a therapist to enhancing your career, there are many benefits to becoming a licensed massage therapist.

The following are a few of the top reasons to achieve licensure in massage therapy:

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New Research: Myofascial Release Can Help Improve Knee Pain

May 4, 2017 8:01:00 AM by MTTI

Knee pain is one of the most common problems experienced by Americans. New massage therapy research indicates that massage therapy can improve outcomes for knee pain sufferers.

According to a 2012 Gallup-Healthways study, 26% of U.S. adults suffer from chronic knee-pain. Above the age of 50, that percentage rises to more than a third. However, recent research suggests that massage therapy, specifically the technique myofascial release, has positive outcomes for knee pain sufferers both in terms of pain management and the improvement of disability

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Massage Therapy as Treatment for Tension Headaches

Mar 22, 2017 9:05:00 AM by MTTI
Many clients seek out massage therapy as a treatment for headaches. What type of massage is most effective for treating these kinds of headaches? New research gives us some clues. 

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Massage Therapy Supports Mobility

Mar 6, 2017 8:04:00 AM by MTTI
As a massage therapist, I've had clients with so many different jobs come into my office. One thing I can tell you is that no matter what you do for a living, everyone's job is hard on their body. 
 
The CDC recommends that adults from ages 18 to 64 years old get at least 2.5 hours of moderate aerobic exercise per week. (Greater benefits can be gained by working out for longer or at a higher intensity and including strength training in your routine.) Sometimes it can feel overwhelming to fit even that amount of exercise into a busy schedule. But exercise is important because it means a break in your physical routine -- and so can massage.

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Massage Therapy for Repetitive Strain Injuries

Mar 2, 2017 8:05:00 AM by MTTI
Massage therapy is increasingly being integrated into clinical treatment plans for clients with medical concerns. One very common issue that massage therapy can help with is repetitive strain injuries. 

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What to Look For In a Massage Table (Starting Out Series for Massage Therapists)

Feb 1, 2017 8:00:00 AM by MTTI
Whether you’re starting out as an employee or building your own business, every massage therapist should have their own table! Here are some things to consider when buying your first massage table. 

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Massage Therapists as Part of a Health Care Team

Jan 5, 2017 3:40:03 PM by MTTI

As more people come to appreciate the healing benefits of massage therapy, massage therapists are being integrated into many aspects of the health care field. Working as part of a team with other health care practitioners can be a great way to build a clientele and to support those clients with your complementary skill sets.

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Questions to Ask When Starting a New Job (Starting Out Series for Massage Therapists)

Nov 7, 2016 12:59:54 PM by Massage Therapy Training Institute
Licensed massage therapists are in high demand. This means that new therapists have many job opportunities to choose from upon graduating from massage school. As with any job, it’s important to ask the right questions when deciding where you would like to work. Below are some of the questions I make sure to ask potential employers:

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How Much Money Does a Massage Therapist Really Make?

Aug 13, 2016 8:30:00 AM by Massage Therapy Training Institute

Massage therapy is a fun, flexible, and fulfilling career — but how much money does a massage therapist really make? Can you support yourself on a massage therapist’s salary?

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Is a Massage Career Right For You?

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Is massage therapy the right fit for your personality and career goals? Are you ready to attend massage school?

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