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fascia research - Copyright – Stock Photo / Register Mark We Have Much to Learn from Current Fascia Research

By Leon Chaitow, ND, DO

Fascia is fashionable. Over the past few years, you may have noticed the increase in conferences, congresses, symposia, workshops, online courses, books and articles that contain the word fascia in their title. Fascia was, for many years, seen as a sort of second-class tissue, a form of supportive wrapping, a nuisance during dissection, where it obscured the views of pretty muscles and joints.

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massage client - Copyright – Stock Photo / Register Mark Having the Opportunity to Change a Client's Life

By Ralph Stephens, BS, LMT, NCTMB

I promise I'll get back to politics in my next column. The information, this method I am sharing with you in this column, can change the lives of both patients and therapists in such a dramatically positive way,...

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massage tatoo - Copyright – Stock Photo / Register Mark Ink, Art and Healing

By Debbie Roberts, LMT

I can assure you they didn't use this as a case history when I was in school. One of the reasons would be it was not very popular to get a tattoo or have permanent make up done in 1988, but the celebrities that...

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head massage - Copyright – Stock Photo / Register Mark Have Chronic Headaches? Get a Massage
By Massage Therapy Foundation Contributor

Chronic headaches can be debilitating. Though it seems intuitive that massage therapy may be an effective treatment for chronic headaches, little research has been conducted to validate the use of massage therapy for managing chronic headaches. In this month's research review provided by the Massage...

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deep tissue massage - Copyright – Stock Photo / Register Mark The Seven Principles of Tissue Density Restoration
By Linda LePelley, RN, NMT

Tissue Density Restoration (TDR) massage is based upon my theory that every pain in the musculoskeletal system is closely associated with an elevation of tissue density (TD). This is significant because by...

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hospice massage - Copyright – Stock Photo / Register Mark Hospice Massage: Paid vs. Volunteer

By Ann Catlin, LMT, NCTMB, OTR

For more than a decade I've had the honor of getting acquainted with massage therapists from around the world who touch the lives of hospice patients. Many say they feel "called" to do this amazing work and they...

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Capitalize on Festival Season to Promote Your Business

By Daniel Ruscigno

After a harsh winter for most of the country, Summer is finally upon us! Sunny days and warmer temperatures can mean new life for your business marketing efforts as new opportunities present themselves. A...

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