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Introduction to Sports Massage: Video

Introduction to Sports Massage: Video

Sports massage is a specialized massage therapy technique aimed at helping active clients prevent and heal from injuries caused by sports or other activity. In this video, learn about introductory elements to sports massage as well as how sports massage can help...

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How Is Reflexology Different Than Massage?

How Is Reflexology Different Than Massage?

What is Reflexology Massage? Reflexology is considered the use of targeted pressure points and particular reflexology points on the body. The overall effect can be to restore the overall flow of energy in the body, improve the effectiveness of the body’s innate...

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What Does It Mean to Be a “Professional” Massage Therapist

What Does It Mean to Be a “Professional” Massage Therapist

Massage therapy students at The Professional Massage Academy take a twenty-five hour course called “Business, Law & Ethics” that discusses all things related to being a professional massage therapist. A massage therapist is trained to follow certain codes of...

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The Principles of Chinese Massage

The Principles of Chinese Massage

Chinese massage is thought to be the oldest system of bodywork and massage. This originated in ancient China, and is one of the four main branches of traditional Chinese Medicine. The other branches are acupuncture, qi gong, and Chinese herbal medicine. Another name...

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