What Does a Massage Therapist Do?

Answer A licensed massage therapist is a trained professional with knowledge of human anatomy, musculature and conditions that can be addressed through massage. It is the therapist's job to make sure that... Read More »

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What is the difference between massage therapist, SPA therapist and masseuse/masseur?

A massage therapist is the current and appropriate term for a person who manipulates soft tissues, performs joint movements and works on musculoskeletal pains and discomforts (massage). Masseuse i... Read More »

What temperature does a massage therapist need?

On One Hand: Clients DecideAs no official massage therapy regulations govern room temperature, massage therapists tend to defer to clients' preferences. Warmer temperatures may help loosen muscle t... Read More »

What kind of education does a massage therapist need?

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) predicted that the demand for massage therapists will increase 19 percent from 2008 through 2018. This growth was expected to result in the creation of 23,... Read More »

How to Find a Massage Therapy School to become a Certified Massage Therapist?

There are many massage therapy schools in the United States and around the world. Several are governed by the same associations. Near most communities there is more than one school that specialize... Read More »