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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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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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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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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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