Massage Therapy Information

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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Massage Therapy: Licensing in Minnesota

Massage Therapy: Licensing in Minnesota

Currently, the state of Minnesota does not have a board to oversee the licensing of Massage Therapists while some other states have statewide licensing, such as California. There may, however, be city requirements for conducting business as a Massage Therapist. ...

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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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