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BOARD MEETING June 21st Regulation Updates

The Board meeting following the end of the public comment period was this past Thursday (June 21). Most of the effects from the meeting were good. By and large, the Board listened to our concerns and some very problematic portions of the regulations were removed, especially the portions that would put most businesses out of […]

URGENT- Help Protect Your Massage Therapists!

URGENT!! Keep your massage therapist from closing! #ShowUsYourLMBTs #LookBeforeYouBookAMassage LookBeforeYouBookAMassage.com Please visit this volunteer organized website for more information on how to protect yourself and the public. In Raleigh? Join us on April 19th to protest the changes proposed by the Board. https://www.facebook.com/events/2137169223197009/ Please check out THIS POST for updates! Recently the North Carolina Board of […]

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Massage and other Alternative Therapies for Post- Accident Care.

Or: Why Your Body needs a Tune-up, too. So you’ve been in a car accident. You’ve collected insurance information, pictures, police reports and, somehow, you managed to keep your cool. Now all you want to do is go relax. A massage would be a great thing, right?  Massage and Post-accident Pain So why does massage […]

Therapeutic vs Relaxation Massage

What’s the big deal? A massage is a massage, right? If this is the first thing that occurs to you, chances are good that you’ve never had a true therapeutic massage. (It may also be called remedial, medical, clinical…) An important thing to note: a deep tissue massage is not automatically a therapeutic massage. So […]

How to receive a massage

If you’ve never had a massage before, especially for therapeutic work, the idea can be intimidating. If you want to make sure you’re getting the most out of your time, consider the following guidelines to help choose the best therapist.   Gather Information Find out what experience your therapist has, especially in your problem area […]

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Scar Tissue – You Don’t Have to Live With It

So you’ve had surgery, broken a bone, or pulled, over-stretched, strained, sprained or torn a muscle. Whatever the case may be, from an injury point of view, the initial healing process is all the same. Why you have Scar Tissue Whether a muscle is damaged due to an accident, surgically cut, or injured during use, […]