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Massage Envy Spa Donates $30000 To Support Beauty Changes Lives - Franchising.com (press release)

Massage Envy Spa Donates $30000 To Support Beauty Changes Lives - Franchising.com (press release) | Massage Therapy | Scoop.it
Massage Envy Spa Donates $30000 To Support Beauty Changes Lives Franchising.com (press release) "As the nation's leading employer of massage therapists and estheticians, we are thrilled to partner with Beauty Changes Lives to support students in...
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Will Massage Therapists Get Left in the Dust? - Massage Magazine

Will Massage Therapists Get Left in the Dust? - Massage Magazine | Massage Therapy | Scoop.it
Will Massage Therapists Get Left in the Dust?
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Massage Therapist Charged, Mixed Housing Report-Roseville Rewind - Patch.com

Massage Therapist Charged, Mixed Housing Report-Roseville Rewind
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The Ramsey County Attorney's Office this past Thursday charged a Roseville massage therapist with two counts of inappropriately and sexually touching a female client.
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Medford woman indicted in human trafficking, money laundering ring - Wickedlocal-Med Ford

Medford woman indicted in human trafficking, money laundering ring Wickedlocal-Med Ford The businesses are: Bedford Asian Bodywork a/k/a Bedford Wellness Center – Bedford; Shrine Spa a/k/a Billerica Bodywork a/k/a Boston Chinese Club – Billerica;...
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Your Chance to Weigh In on Entry-level Requirements ... - ABMP.com

Your Chance to Weigh In on Entry-level Requirements ... - ABMP.com | Massage Therapy | Scoop.it
Associated Bodywork & Massage Professionals. Serving the massage therapy community since 1987 through practice support, ethical ...
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What do you think about the needed skills for entry level therapists?  

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Continuing Education Provider Adds New Online Massage Courses That ... - PR Web (press release)

Continuing Education Provider Adds New Online Massage Courses That ... - PR Web (press release) | Massage Therapy | Scoop.it
Continuing Education Provider Adds New Online Massage Courses That ...
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Helping Hands Gifts for Growth Grants Awarded at the American Massage ... - Massage Magazine

Helping Hands Gifts for Growth Grants Awarded at the American Massage ... - Massage Magazine | Massage Therapy | Scoop.it
Helping Hands Gifts for Growth Grants Awarded at the American Massage ...
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Students at Student Day!  Good idea!

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What You Need To Know About Massage - 21 Articles

What You Need To Know About Massage - 21 Articles | Massage Therapy | Scoop.it
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Here's an article that might make you chuckle some as well as shake your head - the ol' flush the toxins thing again.

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Exploring the Psychological Benefits of Massage

Exploring the Psychological Benefits of Massage | Massage Therapy | Scoop.it
Stephen L. Salter, PsyD - While massage is commonly associated with relaxation or soothing aches and pains, it can be an effective treatment option for mental health issues such as depression, ADHD, and posttraumatic stress as well.
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Massage can ease aches experienced by dental professionals - RDH

Massage can ease aches experienced by dental professionals - RDH | Massage Therapy | Scoop.it
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Massage can ease aches experienced by dental professionals
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This surely adds up to a recipe for a full body massage, with a foot massage included!
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Dental folks could use your help!

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Prostitution Leads To Eden Prairie Massage Therapist Licenses - Patch.com

Prostitution Leads To Eden Prairie Massage Therapist Licenses - Patch.com | Massage Therapy | Scoop.it

City Council believes that having a massage ordinance and licensure process in place will discourage prostitution-related businesses from locating in Eden Prairie and will make it easier to investigate and eliminate those businesses that are already here while allowing legitimate businesses to continue to prosper in Eden Prairie."

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Ventura aims to weed out illicit massage parlors - Ventura County Star

Ventura aims to weed out illicit massage parlors - Ventura County Star | Massage Therapy | Scoop.it

Ventura is one of nearly 100 cities that require any employee of a massage establishment to be certified by the California Massage Therapy Council, council CEO Ahmos Netanel said.

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Massage Therapy Produces Short-term Improvements in Balance, Neurological, and Cardiovascular Measures in Older Persons

Massage Therapy Produces Short-term Improvements in Balance, Neurological, and Cardiovascular Measures in Older Persons | Massage Therapy | Scoop.it
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BestMassage Participates in the 2013 Ohio Council of Massage - PR Web (press release)

BestMassage Participates in the 2013 Ohio Council of Massage - PR Web (press release) | Massage Therapy | Scoop.it
BestMassage Participates in the 2013 Ohio Council of Massage PR Web (press release) This past month, BestMassage received an email from Wendy Jo Marsinek, LMT, BCTM, who is one of the coordinators of this year's Ohio Council of Massage Therapy...
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We All Benefit When our Foundation and Profession Succeed | The ...

We All Benefit When our Foundation and Profession Succeed | The ... | Massage Therapy | Scoop.it
If I'm fortunate enough to be remembered for one thing in my business career, I hope that it's the difference our organization has made in the massage therapy profession through growing by giving, and understanding that for ...
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Flagler surfer turns to massage therapy to heal - Daytona Beach News-Journal

Flagler surfer turns to massage therapy to heal - Daytona Beach News-Journal | Massage Therapy | Scoop.it
Flagler surfer turns to massage therapy to heal
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After enduring a knee injury caused by years of surfing, Blumenfeld decided to become a certified sports massage therapist.
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Two charged with human trafficking in Billerica, Wilmington - The Sun

Two charged with human trafficking in Billerica, Wilmington - The Sun | Massage Therapy | Scoop.it
Two charged with human trafficking in Billerica, Wilmington The Sun Wellness Center; Billerica Bodywork, also known as Shrine Spa and the Boston Chinese Club; Body Language in Wilmington; Mystic Health Center in Medford; Body Wellness Center in...
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Myofascial Release Therapy vs. Swedish Massage for Fibromyalgia - ProHealth

Myofascial Release Therapy vs. Swedish Massage for Fibromyalgia - ProHealth | Massage Therapy | Scoop.it
Myofascial Release Therapy vs. Swedish Massage for Fibromyalgia ProHealth These data support the need for larger randomized controlled trials of MFR versus other massage techniques and support the assessment of localized pain reduction in future...
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Massage tips to help ease your over-active muscles - Wayne County Journal Banner

Massage tips to help ease your over-active muscles - Wayne County Journal Banner | Massage Therapy | Scoop.it
Massage tips to help ease your over-active muscles
Wayne County Journal Banner
Customize your therapy. Discuss with the therapist any massage preferences you have, including depth of pressure, room temperature and music.
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Massage tips to help ease your over-active muscles - Thecollinsvillenews

Massage tips to help ease your over-active muscles - Thecollinsvillenews | Massage Therapy | Scoop.it
Massage tips to help ease your over-active muscles
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“It's important to remember that increasing activity can take a toll on our bodies,” says DeJuan Williams, massage therapy lead instructor at Everest College – St.
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And another 'flush out those toxins' article, this time in the Collinsville News.

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Massage Therapy, Yoga And Tai Chi Help Reduce Lower Back Pain - iTech Post

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Massage Therapy, Yoga And Tai Chi Help Reduce Lower Back Pain
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Massage therapy is an effective treatment for lower back pain, according to a study from 2011.
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A massage pill?

A massage pill? | Massage Therapy | Scoop.it
Humans aren't the only animals that enjoy being gently massaged. Many other mammals, from rats to cats, like to be groomed and softly stroked. A recent…
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A pill would not positive touch make.  There's more going on with therapists than 'making you feel good'.  Clinical treatment much?

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Denver massage business caters to cancer patients - KOAA.com Colorado Springs and Pueblo News

Denver massage business caters to cancer patients - KOAA.com Colorado Springs and Pueblo News | Massage Therapy | Scoop.it
Denver massage business caters to cancer patients KOAA.com Colorado Springs and Pueblo News She works with local hospitals and Re-Org, a Denver nonprofit founded for the purpose of providing massage therapy to cancer survivors to help them continue...
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Police: Women Illegally Practiced Massage Therapy Near Police HQ - Patch.com

Police: Women Illegally Practiced Massage Therapy Near Police HQ - Patch.com | Massage Therapy | Scoop.it

According to Nassau detectives, an undercover operation determined that Liliana Certuche, 23, of Maspeth, and Lenee Perez-Ortiz, 21, of the Bronx, practiced massage therapy...

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Women to Watch: Massage therapist expands on mission of healing hands - Memphis Commercial Appeal

Women to Watch: Massage therapist expands on mission of healing hands - Memphis Commercial Appeal | Massage Therapy | Scoop.it

Bear began looking into the process of becoming a massage therapist herself.

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