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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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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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Pressure Point Series: Hand Massage

Pressure Point Series: Hand Massage

There are thought to be many pressure points throughout the body. One area of particular importance is the hand. There are many sensitive areas of the hand as well as particular points that are considered to relate to other regions of the body. When these points are...

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What is Lymph Massage?

What is Lymph Massage?

Lymph massage is a special type of massage that assists the lymphatic system of the body. The lymphatic system is responsible for eliminating toxins and other substances from the body as well as providing the correct flow of fluids within the body. Our lymphatic...

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