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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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Avila now plans to work in massage therapy while he continues his education to be a chiropractor.
10, 2010, Villanueva said 'no person is authorized to practice massage as a profession without a valid certificate of registration issued by the committee of examiners for massage therapy and approved by the DOH.'
Graduates of the school are qualified for membership in the American Massage Therapy Association, which sets standards for professional therapists.
Through this purchase, Naropa intends to open a new massage therapy school, and will leverage the deep expertise and decades of success enjoyed by BCMT prior to its closing in 2013.
He will be teaching a Level 3 Certificate in Sports Massage Therapy adult course which launches on September 30 and will run on Tuesday and Thursday evenings.
Massage is defined as a skill in which different types of strokes are used to manipulate the soft tissue of whole body in order to provide relaxation and relieve pain.16 Oncology patients use massage therapy during chemotherapy or radiation therapy.13 Sims believed that touch is important in nursing profession as it provides comfort and alleviates suffering and communicates caring attitude towards patients.17 Massage is also a form of touch therapy.
How often massage therapy should be utilized varies from person to person.
Eighty-four prenatally depressed women were randomly assigned to yoga, massage therapy or standard prenatal care control groups to determine the relative effects of yoga and massage therapy on prenatal depression and neonatal outcomes.
The Commission on Massage Therapy Accreditation (COMTA) was created in response to massage therapy and bodywork educators' desire that rigorous standards be applied to institutions of massage therapy and bodywork.
Landmarks and influences in the development of massage therapy in New Zealand
Biotone, a San Diego, CA manufacturer of massage oils and spa treatment products, has donated $15,000 to support three Massage Therapy Foundation funded community service projects.
Yolo Federal Credit Union plans to make the most of American Massage Therapy Association's National Massage Therapy week by offering members free five-minute chair massages this week.
Moreover, according to the American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA), massage is proving effective for conditions that range from cancer-related fatigue to chronic lower-back pain to frequent headaches.
Salvo (Louisiana Institute of Massage Therapy) illustrates both massage therapy techniques and human anatomy and physiology through numerous color photographs and medical diagrams.
The institute blends traditional medicine with holistic therapies such as acupuncture, therapeutic touch, and massage therapy.