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The Difference Between Spa and Clinical Massage

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

When it comes down to it, spa and clinical (medical) massage are going to be essentially the same. Therapists in either environment are able to practice the same modalities, but one key difference is in the education they receive. Typically speaking, general massage therapy education is around 500 hours, nowhere near enough for a therapist that plans to practice in a clinical setting.

So when it comes to explaining the difference between spa and clinical massage, it’s important to take a look at two aspects of the career paths:

Topics: Massage Careers, spa massage therapist, clinical massage therapist

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:

Topics: become a licensed massage therapist, Massage Careers, massage license

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:

Topics: become a licensed massage therapist, Massage Careers, best massage schools

4 Benefits Of Going To Massage Therapy School

Jul 3, 2017 10:00:00 AM by MTTI

Choosing to go to massage therapy school means investing in a quality education that will set you on the right path to a successful career as a massage therapist.

This career path not only sets you up for a healthy, active lifestyle, but it also offers career flexibility. By choosing to invest in massage therapy school, you are choosing to set yourself up for an exciting and rewarding career.

The following are the top four benefits of going to massage therapy school as you prepare for your journey:

Topics: Massage Careers, best massage schools

What is the difference between a massage therapist and a masseuse?

Jul 3, 2017 10:00:00 AM by MTTI

If you have ever heard the terms masseuse and massage therapist used in reference to a person that performs massage therapy, you may be confused.

Are they the same thing? Are they different? Are they interchangeable?

The answer to these questions is really “yes, but no.” To understand, let’s start by first exploring the history of massage therapy.

Topics: Massage Careers

How To Run A Successful Massage Clinic

Jun 26, 2017 10:00:00 AM by MTTI

Running your own clinic can be a rewarding journey, but there’s definitely a lot involved.

To help put you on the right track, we have put together the following list of three key things to focus on to run a successful massage clinic:

Topics: Professional Development, Massage Careers

Where Can A Career In Massage Take You?

Jun 19, 2017 10:00:00 AM by MTTI

Choosing a career in massage therapy sets you on an exciting journey.

Massage therapists are answering a calling, and following a passion, that can lead them down many different paths. And what path you find yourself on greatly depends on that passion.

Once you know why you are passionate about massage therapy, you can start to discover where your career may take you. To give you an idea of where your journey may lead, we have put together a list of three possible career paths for massage therapists.

Topics: Massage Careers

Pros and Cons of a Career in Massage Therapy: What You Need to Know

Jun 12, 2017 10:00:00 AM by MTTI

Massage therapy is growing in popularity as a form of alternative medicine.

Topics: Massage Careers

Pros and Cons of a Massage Therapy Career

Jan 12, 2017 9:35:31 AM by MTTI

Licensed massage therapists are in demand all across the country. Could massage therapy be the right career for you? 

Topics: las cruces massage school, how to be a massage therapist, massage schools, massage therapy careers, el paso massage school, Massage Careers, massage courses, how to become a massage therapist, new mexico massage school

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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