Category Archives: Massage Therapist

What’s the Skinny on Bend, Oregon?

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Researchers have known for a long time that the environment can structure behavior. From studies of how buildings influence social interaction to observations on how climate influences mood, the impact of where you live can make a huge difference in the quality of your life. Given the influence of environment, we… Read more »

Stuff You Should Know About a Massage Therapy Career

If you're wondering what to do next, consider a career in massage therapy. Below find some statistics that might interest you.

How many massage therapists are there? Estimates are that there are between 300,000 and 350,000 massage therapists and massage therapy students living in the United States, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Massage therapy is indeed a growing profession–in 2015, it was a $12.1 billion industry. Who is the typical… Read more »

Why Your Back Needs Massage

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Back Pain is Common. Back pain.  Almost everybody gets it at some point.  Some unfortunately have to deal with it on regular basis. It’s one of the leading causes of missing work time.  And it’s one of the top complaints of people looking for a massage. When your back hurts you… Read more »

Best Tips to Make Travel Less Tweaky (and Buggy)

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Having recently returned from a trip to Portugal which involved 24 hours of travel and a possible case of bedbugs, let’s just say that reducing travel stress is on my mind. Much as I would have liked to, I couldn’t pack my massage therapist in my suitcase (although my husband would… Read more »

Massage Therapy For A Spectrum of Needs

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Most of us know of massage therapy’s ability to reduce stress, anxiety, and tension, but not everyone is aware of its entire plethora of benefits. Few people believe they won’t enjoy a massage in some way, but most are still unaware of just how many advantages massage can provide. Massage… Read more »

5 Beauty Benefits of Massage Therapy

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Massage is known around the world to relieve stress, tension, and pain, but the benefits don’t stop there. Besides physical and emotional rejuvenation, massage therapy can revive your aesthetic as well. There are several ways a regular rub down can help you be the most beautiful you: Firmer, More Radiant… Read more »

5 Reasons a Warm Bath Will Make Your Day Better

  When I was growing up in the UK, baths were by far the preferred method of personal hygiene nightly rituals. And studies show the Brits might be onto something. There are many benefits of having  bath over a shower. Yes, the bath tends to use more water (it really… Read more »