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Massage Ordinance Up for Discussion Next Week - Patch.com

Massage Ordinance Up for Discussion Next Week - Patch.com | Massage Therapy | Scoop.it

On Monday, the council will discuss whether to require all therapists to be certified with the California Massage Therapy Council or submit fingerprints, photos and a doctor's note to receive a...

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Instructor Takes Crash Landing into Massage Therapy | Minnesota ...

Instructor Takes Crash Landing into Massage Therapy | Minnesota ... | Massage Therapy | Scoop.it
The road to massage therapy was nearly a two-decade journey for Diana Oberg. The desire for a career change, a pair of car accidents and the urging of a mentor has planted her firmly in her current roles as business owner ...
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Attorney Accused in Massage Therapy Rapes, Pleads Not Guilty - Patch.com

Attorney Accused in Massage Therapy Rapes, Pleads Not Guilty - Patch.com | Massage Therapy | Scoop.it

Bail remained at $3 million for Seattle attorney Danford D. Grant, who pleaded not guilty to raping several massage therapists--including last month's attack of a Bellevue massage therapist and the rape of a Shoreline massage therapist at her home.

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New Jersey License Applications are Now Available - REQUIRED!

Applications for New Jersey licensing are now available. This is not voluntary. All massage therapists and those who practice Asian Bodywork must now have a state license in order to practice. We recommend that you begin the license application process as soon you can.

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Barber, massage therapist open shop in RC - East Central Minnesota Post Review

People in search of a fresh new trim, relief from muscle pain and good company can find it under one roof at Rush City’s newest place of business.

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641 simultaneous Thai massages smash Ozzie Guinness World Record - DigitalJournal.com

641 simultaneous Thai massages smash Ozzie Guinness World Record - DigitalJournal.com | Massage Therapy | Scoop.it

The Health Ministry arranged the event to promote the healthier and medical side of Thailand's massage and spa industry which in the past has been highly associated with prostitution.

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Hospice patients find relief in massage - Tulsa World

Hospice patients find relief in massage - Tulsa World | Massage Therapy | Scoop.it

Those are the days the professional massage therapist lends his hands to Hospice of Green Country, massaging patients and, when needed, their caregivers.

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Pregnant Women Suffer Higher Rate of Depression-Can Massage Help? - Massage Magazine

Pregnant Women Suffer Higher Rate of Depression-Can Massage Help? - Massage Magazine | Massage Therapy | Scoop.it

Research has indicated that massage therapy lessens depression, in both general clientele and, more specifically, in pregnant women.

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Professor Moyer Discusses Reiki Research | Massage St. Louis, St ...

He has done research on anxiety, depression, and massage therapy and has co-authored the book Massage Therapy: Integrating Research and Practice.  Here he discusses in video his thoughts on Reiki.  What do you think?

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Mistake advertises massage therapist as sexual masseuse - KLTV

Mistake advertises massage therapist as sexual masseuse - KLTV | Massage Therapy | Scoop.it

On her website and in person, Trudie Harris says that she is trying to promote "wellness of mind, body, and spirit" through her massage therapy clinic.

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How Much Massage Therapy is Enough? | The Massage Therapy Foundation

How Much Massage Therapy is Enough? | The Massage Therapy Foundation | Massage Therapy | Scoop.it

This month’s research summary brought to you by the Massage Therapy Foundation features a study completed by Adam Perlman and colleagues entitled, “Massage Therapy for Osteoarthritis of the Knee: A Randomized Dose-Finding Trial.” There are three things that we really like about this published research.

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Documentation in Hospice: What Do Employers Expect? - Massage Today

Documentation in Hospice: What Do Employers Expect? - Massage Today | Massage Therapy | Scoop.it

Hospice organizations that hire or contract massage therapists expect professionalism. They expect sound documentation skills. Although there isn't a lot of consistency in how documentation is carried out, what IS consistent is the requirement to do it, and do it well.

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NCBTMB: Board Certification Instead of National Certification

NCBTMB: Board Certification Instead of National Certification | Massage Therapy | Scoop.it

Beginning in the first quarter of 2013, the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork (NCBTMB), will launch a board certification credential. This credential will require passing of the Board Certification exam, 750 hours of education, 250 hours of hands on work experience and passing of a background check.

 

This credentialing will replace the previous certification system.

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After Hurricane Sandy, Massage Therapists Reach Out - Massage Magazine

After Hurricane Sandy, Massage Therapists Reach Out - Massage Magazine | Massage Therapy | Scoop.it

In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, massage therapists are already beginning to offer healing touch to disaster workers and others in need.

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Clients Turn to Massage for Health Benefits: AMTA Releases Annual Consumer ... - Massage Magazine

Clients Turn to Massage for Health Benefits: AMTA Releases Annual Consumer ... - Massage Magazine | Massage Therapy | Scoop.it

Results from the 16th annual consumer survey conducted by the American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA) reveal more consumers are incorporating massage...

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Massage Envy® Raises Nearly $680,000 For Arthritis Foundation During Healing ... - Massage Magazine

Massage Envy® Raises Nearly $680,000 For Arthritis Foundation During Healing ... - Massage Magazine | Massage Therapy | Scoop.it

Massage Envy owners from across the country have and will continue to have a presence at their local Arthritis Walk events to share information about the...

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NCBTMB Board Chair Appointed to Academic Consortium for Complementary ... - Massage Magazine

NCBTMB Board Chair Appointed to Academic Consortium for Complementary ...Massage MagazineOakbrook Terrace, Illinois (Sept.
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Bellevue massage therapist sexually assaulted at knifepoint - The Seattle Times (blog)

Bellevue massage therapist sexually assaulted at knifepoint - The Seattle Times (blog) | Massage Therapy | Scoop.it

)A man had scheduled an appointment with the victim at her massage therapy office near the 15200 block of Northeast 20th Street.

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North Vancouver massage therapist found guilty of sexually assaulting patient - Vancouver Sun

On January 16, 2011, the inquiry committee of the College of Massage Therapists of B.C. placed a practice restriction on the therapist, who told the victim that he was simply providing treatment for an anterior deviated coccyx (tailbone), which the victim consented to.

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Ramsey plans to tweak law governing massage parlors - NorthJersey.com

Ramsey plans to tweak law governing massage parlors - NorthJersey.com | Massage Therapy | Scoop.it

The Borough Council is expected to tweak a new ordinance governing massage therapy businesses at its Aug. 29 meeting.

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Unlicensed Kennewick massage therapists arrested on sex charges

Unlicensed Kennewick massage therapists arrested on sex charges | Massage Therapy | Scoop.it
KENNEWICK — Kennewick police on Tuesday arrested five massage therapists working for the China Sun massage parlor following an investigation into a complaint that a customer was touched in an inappropriate sexual manner.
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Massage Therapist Calls Police After Customer Gets Grabby - Patch.com

Massage Therapist Calls Police After Customer Gets Grabby - Patch.com | Massage Therapy | Scoop.it

An employee at Today's Touch massage therapy went to police Aug. 10 after she was allegedly sexually assaulted by a customer.

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Headaches Take Center Stage at Hands on HealthCare Massage Therapy, P.C. - DigitalJournal.com (press release)

Marla Kaplan and her staff of Licensed Massage Therapists are now offering complimentary evaluations to address chronic headaches with Trigger...

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Use of complementary and alternative survey

The use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) has increased significantly in Australia over the past decade. Back pain represents a common context for CAM use, with increasing utilisation of a wide range of therapies provided within and outside conventional medical facilities. We examine the relationship between back pain and use of CAM and conventional medicine in a national cohort of mid-aged Australian women.

 

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How To Write a Case Report: The Introduction Section - Massage Today

How To Write a Case Report: The Introduction Section - Massage Today | Massage Therapy | Scoop.it

As a massage therapist, you are on the front lines of client care. Aside from caring for clients, many practitioners would like to get involved in the research efforts, but they just aren't sure how.

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