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Different Solutions- Opioids in America.

Massage Therapy Aids in the Opioid Crisis. In the past 2 years, the epidemic known as the “Opioid Crisis” in America has grown in recognition in both the public and political eye.  It is estimated that 2.4 million people have an opioid use disorder in America. This crisis costs America billions of dollars annually ($696

Massage Therapy: Help in American Hospitals

For hundreds of years, Massage Therapy has been used for its ability to help with alleviating pain and stress.  Now, hospitals around the country are innovating, adopting CAM (contemporary alternative medicine) practices into everyday operations.  In 2010, a survey conducted by the American Hospital Associations Health Forum reported that 42% of responding hospitals incorporate CAM

Cancer Patients Find Relief in Hospitals with Oncology Massage

The number of new cancer cases diagnosed each year is devastating.  Over 1,688,780 new cancer cases will be diagnosed in 2017, with about 601,000 of them being fatal.  Advancements in early detection and treatment is growing by leaps and bounds, but the number of new cases each year is growing as well.   Especially relevant

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Unique Cadaver Lab Experience helps Massage Therapist in training

“Holding a brain in my hands was the coolest thing. We learned the cranial nerves that day,” she said. “We flipped over the brain and could point the cranial nerves out. Education meets application.”

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What Experts are saying about Natural Childbirth & Massage Therapy

What Experts are saying about Natural Childbirth & Massage Therapy By: Lisa Saccoia, BS, LMT Natural childbirth: Is it something you only find in the high peaks of the Adirondack Mountains? Or in communes? Well, turns out, no. Just ask Lee Gabrilovitch. She’s dedicated the past 15 years of her career helping to bring natural childbirth to the Capital

Finding Joy in the Holidays While Suffering from PTSD

Finding Joy in the Holidays While Suffering from PTSD By: David Wilcox The excitement of the holiday season usually gets everyone in festive moods, bringing families together for joyous celebrations and gift-giving.  For those suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), it can bring dread and uncertainty.  Holidays and anniversaries can be triggers for people

Alumni Spotlight: Mary Harney, LMT

CNW: School of Massage Therapy Alumni Spotlight By: Mary Harney, LMT People often speak of a light-bulb moment when an idea or a thought just “pops” into your head and your life changes. Funny how that happens, it seems like fate when you think about it. Inspiration for a new career My light-bulb moment came after

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4 Reasons Trade School is Better than College

Research from the Idaho Department of Labor shows the cost of a bachelor’s degree (in the U.S.) is $127,000. Thinking of a master’s degree? You’re looking to add an addition $120,000. (I’ll wait while you get a calculator). Here’s why Trade School works for people…

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Is Massage Therapy School for Veterans?

As I enthusiastically read the materials provided at the seminar, I realized that massage therapy was so much more than just a 1 hour relaxation session at a spa. The art of bodywork and massage – and its overall benefits to mental and physical health – would help my future clients and also help me.

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Myofascial Release: a once-controversial technique is now a growing field

Myofascial Release: a once-controversial technique is now a growing field By: Lisa Satalino, BS, PT My journey with Fascia began in 1986.  I was a young Physical Therapist, fresh out of college and excited to use all of the tools I learned in school to improve the lives of my patients. I didn’t know anything

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How an Orange Blossom Led Me to a Career In Aromatherapy

How an Orange Blossom Inspired my Aromatherapy Career By: Vickie Nichols, B.A., M.S. How It All Blossomed I remember the first time the scent of orange blossom/neroli wafted my way.  It was 1969. I had just dropped out of University of Northern Iowa and moved to Tucson to stay with my mom and dad until

What is Qi Gong?

Qi (sometimes spelled Chi- pronounced Chee) means energy and Gong means study, so quite simply, Qi Gong is the study of energy. Qi is the energy that animates our body, extracts nutrients from food for nourishment, allows us to think, move and breathe, and buoys our spirit.

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Do Doctors Recommend Massage Therapy?

Massage therapy dates back thousands of years, and the medical community is catching on. Doctors are even referring massage therapy to their patients – especially for stress reduction.

How to Find a Massage Therapy School You’ll Love

How to Find a Massage Therapy School You’ll Love  By: Lisa Saccoia, BS, LMT Massage Therapy is an attractive career if you’re passionate about natural wellness. It offers autonomy and a relaxing atmosphere – plus job growth is on the rise. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Massage Therapy jobs will increase 22% this decade. All this and yummy

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