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Synonyms for massage

Synonyms for massage

kneading and rubbing parts of the body to increase circulation and promote relaxation

manually manipulate (someone's body), usually for medicinal or relaxation purposes

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give a massage to

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I agree with the DOH that spas and massage clinics should hire only certified massage therapists, that untrained hands could cause catastrophic results, and a wrong massage can lead to stroke or bone damage especially on scoliotic clients.
Senators Aquilino Pimentel III and Joel Villanueva urged the DOH to instead coordinate with the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) to come up with a simplified and more affordable licensure requirement for massage therapists.
From what I understand Thai massage therapists only need to undergo 150 hours of massage training and attend a one-week seminar before becoming an accredited massage therapist.
Research suggests that both structural and relaxation (Swedish) massage can be very effective, and Joseph Elder, MA, LMT, a licensed massage therapist at Mount Sinai, agrees.
Zeel created the Massage On Demand category in 2012, with more than 6,000 licensed massage therapists now in its network.
It is even more crucial to check if the massage therapist is qualified because an unqualified masseuse could aggravating an underlying problem, Dr Touma said.
She sees spa therapy as not just a luxury, but the first step toward a better and more holistic form of health care, and hopes to inspire massage therapists to include spa therapies in their practices or to find a job in the spa industry.
Tyan Anmo school is continuing education provider for massage therapists that teaches students the basics of biofeedback and the rules of using skills to achieve maximum results in therapy.
All other eligible Remedial Massage Therapists who do not hold the Diploma of Remedial Massage HLT50302 or HLT50307 are required to use the 'M' at the end of their provider number.
The mum-of-two has been taken on as a sports massage therapist at the Paralympic Games - using just her feet and toes.
Massage therapist, researcher, and educator Walton (Cortiva Institute, Cambridge, MA) presents a text for massage students, therapists, and teachers, which prepares massage therapists for the range of real and hypothetical clients and for multiple disease presentations.
New York, July 22 (ANI): Former US Vice President Al Gore has landed in further trouble - after two more female massage therapists came forward to claim that he had abused them.
By the 1880s, massage was undergoing a revival in Britain; Swedish massage became an important feature of nursing work and a 'diverse array of variously trained massage therapists were practising throughout the country' (Nicholls and Cheek 2006, p.
Grey is one of four massage therapists at Back-N-Touch, which also houses a chiropractor and body energy workers.
The researchers in this study randomly chose participants to receive massages from trained massage therapists.