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Science Behind Massage Therapy

Massage therapy can be a natural way to help remedy back pain, reduce stress, provide relief and relaxation, and contribute to overall wellness. It is also used in pain management for cancer patients and in sports medicine. Although it is not a “medical” panacea, there is science behind massage therapy and its uses. What we…(Read More)

Massage Therapy

Stress, the body’s “fight or flight” mechanism, is supposed to be a shield to protect the body from danger. When it occurs in the short term – such as making a presentation to work colleagues or spilling coffee on your white shirt – there is an end in sight. Sometimes, though, stress relief doesn’t come…(Read More)

Massage Therapist giving a scalp massage.

When starting a new career as a massage therapist, it is important to understand and master the most popular techniques, as this is what your clients will be looking for in a therapist. There are four major techniques that Florida Academy has all students master in the massage therapy program, to help set you up…(Read More)

Massage School Photo

Taking the step towards higher education can be intimidating, but finding the right massage therapy school can make all of the difference in your success. Being a massage therapist is an exciting and rewarding career that gives you purpose. You get to help people relax, heal, and improve their well-being. You get mental and…(Read More)

If you think massages are solely for luxury spas and relaxation, think again. Massage therapy is becoming an increasingly more important part of healthcare as more people are finding it a critical aspect to alleviate pain, injury and depression, as well as lower blood pressure, increase circulation and reduce stress. Therapeutic massage, for example, can…(Read More)

With the holidays upon us, massages make great gifts for others, or yourself if you’re feeling the stress that sometimes comes along with the holiday cheer. There are lots of massage techniques and types to choose from (over 200, to be exact), which can be confusing when trying to decide the right massage for…(Read More)

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