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Massage Therapist Resources

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Chair Massage Techniques to Save Your Thumbs [video]

By Kelly Butterfield, LMT on Nov 29, 2017 10:00:00 AM

To guarantee a long-lasting career, you'll want to use the best body mechanics possible.

One common mistake that massage therapists make is to over-use their thumbs. To protect your joints, you will want to make sure that you are not generating the force behind your massage with the strength of your thumbs alone.

Using your forearms and elbows as tools instead can really save you and your career!

In this article, we'll cover some ways you can keep your thumbs safe when giving a massage.

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Subscapularis Muscle and Myofascial Chair Massage Techniques

By Kelly Butterfield, LMT on Nov 28, 2017 10:00:00 AM

As a massage therapist, you may be wondering how you can provide your client with a relaxing chair massage that will effectively reduce their muscle pain and/or tightness.

By incorporating myofascial techniques into your chair massage services, we hope that you will be able to enhance your skills and practice, and help your clients feel their very best!

In this video, Ryan demonstrates effective techniques for working on the subscapularis muscle during a chair massage.

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