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Work Smarter, Not Harder

posted by Custom Craftworks on February 04, 2020

Curated from the 2013 AMTA presentation by Edward Mohr on Reducing Injury and Increasing Output With Proper Body Mechanics. Read the entire article here.

Massage Not Just For Vacation

posted by Custom Craftworks on June 19, 2018

Massage Therapy - What you Knead to Know

Many people associate massage with vacations or spas and consider them something of a luxury. But research is beginning to suggest this ancient form of hands-on healing may be more than an indulgence—may help improve your health.

This article was written by NIH News in Health and was originally published in the July 2012 HIH News in Health Newsletter The original article can be found here.

Injury Prevention for Hands-On Therapists

posted by Renee Gladieux Principe, LMT, NCTMB on April 01, 2017

Although trigger point therapy release techniques can benefit clients and ourselves, there is the risk that repetitive and precise pressure can, over time, cause us unintended injurywithout proper precautions. Even though we know not to use unnecessary force, we still may find ourselves with taut muscle bands in the soft tissue supporting the thumb, fingers, wrists, forearms, shoulders and neck that can lead to more serious or chronic injury.