Massage Techniques

Tendonitis: What It Is and How Is Massage Therapy Helpful?

Tendonitis: What It Is and How Is Massage Therapy Helpful?

Many people suffer from painful and intrusive tendonitis. This can affect many regions in the body such as the knees (patellar tendon), calves (achilles tendon), and elbows (common extensor tendon).  Tendons are the connection between the muscle and bone in our...

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What Is Cupping Massage?

What Is Cupping Massage?

As many people remember, Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps had large red circles during the Rio Olympic games a few years ago. Cupping has been practiced throughout Asia for thousands of years, and is now a very popular technique that Massage Therapists perform. Cupping...

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Specialty Massage Techniques

Specialty Massage Techniques

Students at The Professional Massage Academy learn speciality massage techniques such as lymph massage, reflexology, and more in addition to core modalities like Swedish massage and Deep Tissue Massage. Watch the video to learn more about these specialty techniques...

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Carpal Tunnel and Massage Therapy

Carpal Tunnel and Massage Therapy

What is Carpal Tunnel? WebMD defines carpal tunnel syndrome as “also being called median nerve compression, a condition that causes numbness, tingling, or weakness in your hand.” This painful and often stubborn condition is named for the area of the body called the...

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How Can Massage Therapy Help Tendonitis?

How Can Massage Therapy Help Tendonitis?

Tendons are the connection between the muscle and bone in our bodies, and tendon fibers are what make up the tendon. The tendons can get injured or disrupted and cause pain and dysfunction termed as “tendonitis” or “tendonosis.” This is common in areas near joints...

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Clients: How to Come Prepared for Your Massage

Clients: How to Come Prepared for Your Massage

There are often many questions that massage therapy clients have prior to their first massage, and often people want to know how to prepare. There are few tips we can give you in order to get the most out of your massage experience and feel adequately prepared. Tips...

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