What is a massage therapist?

Answer A massage therapist is a person trained in the manual manipulation of soft tissue. Soft tissue refers to the muscles, tendons, ligaments and connective tissue of the body.TechniquesManual manipulat... 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 »

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 »

What is a massage therapist tech?

A massage therapist tech (technician) is trained in massage skills, tools and techniques to perform massage therapy. A certified tech has studied the body's muscles and how they interact. They are ... Read More »

What is a clinical massage therapist?

Clinical, or therapeutic, massage therapy focuses primarily on correcting physical imbalances within the body. Sometimes called "medical massage therapists," clinical massage therapists work closel... Read More »