Category Archives: Clinical Massage Therapy

4 Myths About Pain, Pain Receptors and Pain Relief

  If you’ve been alive for any amount of time (and if you’re reading this, you have been), you’ve felt physical pain at some point in your life. The sensations we know as pain are the results of nerves sending signals to our brains in response to various painful stimuli. Pain perception, which is also…
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Kinesiology Tape: What It Is, How It Works and Why Use Is Growing

  You may have noticed college and professional athletes wearing tape, often bright in color, on their arms, legs and other extremities. That’s no ordinary medical tape they’re wearing. It is kinesiology tape, also referred to as kinesio tape, and it’s a light, elastic tape used for pain relief and other health benefits proponents believe…
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7 Self-Care Strategies for Massage Therapists

One for All and All for One from the AMTA Like other health care providers, massage therapists are often guilty of burning the candle at both ends. Between packed schedules, caring for clients and an overzealous desire to build a stronger career, sometimes even the smallest reprieve is mistaken as slacking off. In fact, Jim…
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Massage is an “invaluable resource” for hospitals

From Massage Magazine: The general public understands that massage is good medicine, and this is reflected in the growing use of massage therapy and energy work in U.S. hospitals. According to research conducted in January 2017, 82 percent of hospital patients claimed massage therapy was the most helpful form of hospital therapy. The patients in…
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GRADUATION 2017

We’ve seen many graduates walk across the stage in our nearly 20 years of teaching massage.  It never gets old.  Graduation day is always a day of celebration, of seeing all the student’s hard work finally come to fruition.  Many students struggled to make it there – many of them didn’t think they ever would. …
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