Getting a Massage

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Preparing your clients for their massage is crucial. Many clients have never had a massage. They may not know what to do, how much to unclothe, what to expect, how to communicate desired level of pressure. They may need to be told how to communicate their desires in clear ways so you know how to give them the best massage. This board prepares you to meet your clients where they are at and to communicate clearly what you will be doing in words that create clarity and comfort for all clients.

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Have you wondered what other massage therapists do for their generic massage? Well, here's mine. In massage school, we were taught a basic routine that I changed when I started my own therapeutic massage clinic and I share why. I like to start on the face because I suffer from acne and I ask my massage therapist to do my face without emolients on her hands. I like to start supine and do most of the detail work in the beginning; then end prone and give a really firm relaxation massage at the… Massage Clinic, I Gen, Routine, Relax, Hands, Teaching, Detail, School, Face

My Massage Routine Optimizing Therapeutic and Relaxation in One Session

Have you wondered what other massage therapists do for their generic massage? Well, here's mine. In massage school, we were taught a basic routine that I changed when I started my own therapeutic massage clinic and I share why. I like to start on the face because I suffer from acne and I ask my massage therapist to do my face without emolients on her hands. I like to start supine and do most of the detail work in the beginning; then end prone and give a really firm relaxation massage at the…

When I was a new massage therapist, I wanted to know more experienced massage therapists' basic routines. This is my basic routine that allows me to do detail work in the beginning, and relaxation at the end. Of course, experienced massage therapists will address the needs of the client first and foremost. It's helpful, though, to have a basic routine, so that you can do it for initial massages and better prepare new clients for what to expect during the massage. My signature massage.... I Want To Know, You Can Do, I Gen, My Signature, Initials, Routine, Massage, Things I Want, Relax

My Massage Routine Optimizing Therapeutic and Relaxation

When I was a new massage therapist, I wanted to know more experienced massage therapists' basic routines. This is my basic routine that allows me to do detail work in the beginning, and relaxation at the end. Of course, experienced massage therapists will address the needs of the client first and foremost. It's helpful, though, to have a basic routine, so that you can do it for initial massages and better prepare new clients for what to expect during the massage. My signature massage....

When I was a massage student, I wondered what experienced massage therapists did for their basic routine. We learned one in school but there were aspects of that routine that wouldn't work for how I wanted to approach my treatments. I explain my basic massage routine. It balances assessment, therapeutic and relaxation and helps me prepare the client in intake what to expect. Having a basic routine also helps with timing since you know the routine well, you know how to adjust when necessary. I Gen, I Want To Know, Stress Relief, Pain Relief, Massage Therapy Career, Routine, Massage Business, Relax, Massage Tips

My Massage Routine Optimizing Therapeutic and Relaxation in One Session

When I was a massage student, I wondered what experienced massage therapists did for their basic routine. We learned one in school but there were aspects of that routine that wouldn't work for how I wanted to approach my treatments. I explain my basic massage routine. It balances assessment, therapeutic and relaxation and helps me prepare the client in intake what to expect. Having a basic routine also helps with timing since you know the routine well, you know how to adjust when necessary.

When I was a new massage therapist, I wondered what other massage therapists' general routine was. Having a routine is helpful because you can prepare new clients for what to expect and returning clients understand your general approach. Of course, if you are doing more detail work, you adjust accordingly. This article explains my basic routine for a 90-minute massage that optimizes therapeutic and relaxation in one session. I include a brief outline and then detailed explanations and… I Gen, I Want To Know, Understanding Yourself, Outline, Massage, Relax, Detail, Pictures, Photos

My General Massage Routine Optimizing Therapeutic and Relaxation

When I was a new massage therapist, I wondered what other massage therapists' general routine was. Having a routine is helpful because you can prepare new clients for what to expect and returning clients understand your general approach. Of course, if you are doing more detail work, you adjust accordingly. This article explains my basic routine for a 90-minute massage that optimizes therapeutic and relaxation in one session. I include a brief outline and then detailed explanations and…

As a new massage student, I wanted to know what more experienced massage therapists did in their massage routines. But, I didn't have the money to get tons of massages. So, I'm sharing mine. Of course, you want to tailor your massage to your client's needs, but many clients truly expect you to take charge and have a general plan you tailor to their needs. Having a basic routine helps you do that. A plan also helps you prepare your client well in the intake and  manage your time. Check it… Massage Tips, Good Massage, Stress Relief, Pain Relief, Massage Therapy Career, Massage Business, Getting A Massage, I Gen, I Want To Know

My General Massage Routine That's Both Therapeutic and Relaxing

As a new massage student, I wanted to know what more experienced massage therapists did in their massage routines. But, I didn't have the money to get tons of massages. So, I'm sharing mine. Of course, you want to tailor your massage to your client's needs, but many clients truly expect you to take charge and have a general plan you tailor to their needs. Having a basic routine helps you do that. A plan also helps you prepare your client well in the intake and manage your time. Check it…

Asking a massage client to undress is a regular part of your job as a massage therapist. This request might be challenging for clients. Massage Quotes, Massage Tips, Face Massage, Massage Techniques, Spa Massage, Massage Therapy, Massage Room, Massage Images, Massage Marketing

Asking A Massage Client To Undress - The Massage Business Mama

Asking a massage client to undress is a regular part of your job as a massage therapist. This request might be challenging for clients. Be sensitive!

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Massage Therapy 101: Everything You Need to Know Before You Go

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Medical massage therapists serve the purpose of reducing the client's disease burden. It's tempting to diseasify normal human conditions. These 3 articles explain common ways you might be adding to your clients' burden. As a physician, I have seen this happen even by other physicians. Our first priority is to do no harm. This series of 3 articles is for musculoskeletal specialists, manual therapists, and medical massage therapists. #massage #trumilu Massage Clinic, Medical Massage, Massage Therapy Career, Body Squats, Massage Marketing, Musculoskeletal System, How To Move Forward, Massage Business, Massage Tips

Therapeutic Role of Medical Massage Explained by Osteopathic Physician

Medical massage therapists serve the purpose of reducing the client's disease burden. It's tempting to diseasify normal human conditions. These 3 articles explain common ways you might be adding to your clients' burden. As a physician, I have seen this happen even by other physicians. Our first priority is to do no harm. This series of 3 articles is for musculoskeletal specialists, manual therapists, and medical massage therapists. #massage #trumilu

I have a basic massage routine allowing me to do gentle positional release therapy at the beginning of the massage and end in a more relaxing massage so the client gets the best of both worlds: therapeutic and relaxation. My routine also respects acne sufferers and that oftentimes feet are dirty and it's good to do them last. Having a predictable general massage routine helps you prepare clients for the massage in intake and standardizes your finding for SOAP notes. It's not set in stone… Massage Tips, Good Massage, Massage Therapy, Soap Note, Medical Massage, Getting A Massage, My Routine, I Gen, I Want To Know

My General Massage Routine That's Both Therapeutic and Relaxing

I have a basic massage routine allowing me to do gentle positional release therapy at the beginning of the massage and end in a more relaxing massage so the client gets the best of both worlds: therapeutic and relaxation. My routine also respects acne sufferers and that oftentimes feet are dirty and it's good to do them last. Having a predictable general massage routine helps you prepare clients for the massage in intake and standardizes your finding for SOAP notes. It's not set in stone…

Medical massage therapists serve the purpose of reducing the client's disease burden. It's tempting to diseasify normal human conditions. These 3 articles explain common ways you might be adding to your clients' burden. As a physician, I have seen this happen even by other physicians. Our first priority is to do no harm. This series of 3 articles is for musculoskeletal specialists, manual therapists, and medical massage therapists. #massage #trumilu Massage Clinic, Medical Massage, Massage Therapy Career, Massage Marketing, Muscle Imbalance, Massage Business, Massage Tips, Getting A Massage, Anatomy And Physiology

Five Ways You May be Adding to Your Massage Client's Disease Burden

Medical massage therapists serve the purpose of reducing the client's disease burden. It's tempting to diseasify normal human conditions. These 3 articles explain common ways you might be adding to your clients' burden. As a physician, I have seen this happen even by other physicians. Our first priority is to do no harm. This series of 3 articles is for musculoskeletal specialists, manual therapists, and medical massage therapists. #massage #trumilu

Medical massage therapists serve the purpose of reducing the client's disease burden. It's tempting to diseasify normal human conditions. These 3 articles explain common ways you might be adding to your clients' burden. As a physician, I have seen this happen even by other physicians. Our first priority is to do no harm. This series of 3 articles is for musculoskeletal specialists, manual therapists, and medical massage therapists. #massage #trumilu Massage Clinic, Medical Massage, Massage Therapy Career, Massage Marketing, Musculoskeletal System, How To Move Forward, Massage Business, Massage Tips, Getting A Massage

Therapeutic Role of Medical Massage Explained by Osteopathic Physician

Medical massage therapists serve the purpose of reducing the client's disease burden. It's tempting to diseasify normal human conditions. These 3 articles explain common ways you might be adding to your clients' burden. As a physician, I have seen this happen even by other physicians. Our first priority is to do no harm. This series of 3 articles is for musculoskeletal specialists, manual therapists, and medical massage therapists. #massage #trumilu

Medical massage therapists serve the purpose of reducing the client's disease burden. It's tempting to diseasify normal human conditions. These 3 articles explain common ways you might be adding to your clients' burden. As a physician, I have seen this happen even by other physicians. Our first priority is to do no harm. This series of 3 articles is for musculoskeletal specialists, manual therapists, and medical massage therapists. #massage #trumilu Massage Clinic, Medical Massage, Massage Tips, Good Massage, Massage Therapy Career, Massage Marketing, Musculoskeletal System, Massage Business, Getting A Massage

When Physicians Blame Overuse in Exercise when it is Truly Imbalance

Medical massage therapists serve the purpose of reducing the client's disease burden. It's tempting to diseasify normal human conditions. These 3 articles explain common ways you might be adding to your clients' burden. As a physician, I have seen this happen even by other physicians. Our first priority is to do no harm. This series of 3 articles is for musculoskeletal specialists, manual therapists, and medical massage therapists. #massage #trumilu

The body is complex, yes. But how a massage therapist enhance mobility is quite simple when you understand how muscles work. And while some details remain a mystery, how muscles work as relevant to medical massage therapist has a lot of scientific evidence. Marketing around massage therapy can make this confusing, leading massage therapists to think they MUST know certain modalities, routines or systems in order to bring about change. Not true as Dr. Truax explains. #trumilu #massage Massage Clinic, Medical Massage, Massage Tips, Good Massage, Massage Therapy Career, Massage Marketing, Massage Business, Getting A Massage, Anatomy And Physiology

Massage Modalities Marketed May Make those Marketers Money; Do They Reflect How the Body Works?

The body is complex, yes. But how a massage therapist enhance mobility is quite simple when you understand how muscles work. And while some details remain a mystery, how muscles work as relevant to medical massage therapist has a lot of scientific evidence. Marketing around massage therapy can make this confusing, leading massage therapists to think they MUST know certain modalities, routines or systems in order to bring about change. Not true as Dr. Truax explains. #trumilu #massage

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Massage Therapy 101: Everything You Need to Know Before You Go

Interested in massage therapy? Learn about the benefits of massage, types of massage and an overview of massage to find the best option for you.

Medical massage therapists serve the purpose of reducing the client's disease burden. It's tempting to diseasify normal human conditions. These 3 articles explain common ways you might be adding to your clients' burden. As a physician, I have seen this happen even by other physicians. Our first priority is to do no harm. This series of 3 articles is for musculoskeletal specialists, manual therapists, and medical massage therapists. #massage #trumilu Massage Clinic, Medical Massage, Massage Therapy Career, Massage Marketing, Muscle Imbalance, Massage Business, Massage Tips, Getting A Massage, Anatomy And Physiology

Five Ways You May be Adding to Your Massage Client's Disease Burden

Medical massage therapists serve the purpose of reducing the client's disease burden. It's tempting to diseasify normal human conditions. These 3 articles explain common ways you might be adding to your clients' burden. As a physician, I have seen this happen even by other physicians. Our first priority is to do no harm. This series of 3 articles is for musculoskeletal specialists, manual therapists, and medical massage therapists. #massage #trumilu

The pressure to know THE Diagnosis and THE Treatment is common in medical massage therapy. When we can know, we should know. But Robert Truax, DO, explains in this article that it isn't always possible or necessary to know THE Diagnosis and THE Treatment in order to help. And this is good news for the medical massage therapist because you have the time and the scope to treat the body as a whole rather than divide it into parts which often happens in the medical model. This is where you can… Massage Tips, Good Massage, Massage Therapy, Massage Clinic, Medical Massage, Massage Marketing, Massage Business, Getting A Massage, Anatomy And Physiology
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Embrace Ambiguity Because Specific Diagnoses and Treatments Have Blindspots

The pressure to know THE Diagnosis and THE Treatment is common in medical massage therapy. When we can know, we should know. But Robert Truax, DO, explains in this article that it isn't always possible or necessary to know THE Diagnosis and THE Treatment in order to help. And this is good news for the medical massage therapist because you have the time and the scope to treat the body as a whole rather than divide it into parts which often happens in the medical model. This is where you can…