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The Surprising Benefits of Massage Therapy

Benefits of Massage Therapy

Massage therapy has a huge range of benefits that qualified massage therapists can impart to their patients. So, if you are considering joining our Las Vegas Massage Therapy School, here are some of the benefits you can offer as a qualified massage therapist. It’s Awesome for Office Workers! Most of us spend our entire working lives sitting in front of a computer screen, which has a compounded and negative effect on our back and shoulders.    More advanced forms of postural stress show up as pain or weakness in the low back and glutes caused by prolonged periods of sitting...

Does it Pay to Specialize in Sports Massage?

Sports Massage

While it isn’t mandatory, many massage therapists chose to specialize in one form of massage.    Sports massage is one of the largest commercial areas of massage therapy, with practitioners offering their talents as both employees at sports clubs, sporting venus, and for professional sports teams, as well as on a freelance basis.   So, if you are thinking of joining the best Massage Therapy School in Nevada (and you should be) and are thinking of specializing in sports massage, we’ve pulled together some information on what you can expect to earn. Sports Massage Pay as an Employee First of..

What Is Shiatsu Massage and What Are Its Benefits?

Shiatsu Massage

If you’ve been into a gadget store recently, there’s a good chance that you’ve seen some form of Shiatsu messenger or massage chair being offered. If you’re wondering what this exotic type of massage entails, we’ve got the answers for you. What Is Shiatsu Massage? Shiatsu Massage originates in Japan and China and is defined by the  Japanese Ministry of Health as:   "A form of manipulation by thumbs, fingers, and palms without the use of instruments, mechanical or otherwise, to apply pressure to the human skin to correct internal malfunctions, promote and maintain health, and treat specific diseases. The..

What Is Swedish Massage and What Are Its Benefits


Swedish massage is the widely recognized and commonly used category of massage. The term Swedish massage is actually only recognized in English and Dutch-speaking countries and in Hungary. In all other countries, the style is referred to as classic massage.   In this article, we’ll be looking at the history and development of Swedish massage, what techniques are used as part of it, and what their benefits are. The Development of Swedish Massage The original development of Swedish massage is often credited to Pehr Henrik Ling, a pioneer of the teaching of physical education in Sweden. While Ling did found..

Tension Headaches and How Massage Therapy Can Help

Tension headaches

Tension headaches are the result of the muscles and fascia in the upper back become so tense that they transfer that tension into the connective tissue over the head and forehead, resulting in a headache.    The pain associated with a tension headache often occurs in the forehead, at the base of the skull, and around the eyebrows.  Sometimes you might also experience a sharp stabbing pain that comes from behind the eyes.  What Causes Tension Headaches? By far the most common cause of tension headaches is poor posture. Given that many of us work at a computer all day,..