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Abbie Darrough
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  • Folsom, CA
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Carpal Tunnel syndrome in a massage therapist.
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Hello everyone!  I just had a baby 6 weeks ago and during the last trimester i started to experience pain like carpal tunnel in my right wrist.  It went away until now 6 weeks postpartum I am in so…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Abbie Darrough Nov 13, 2011.

Being pregnant and a full time massage therapist...
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Hello... i had a few questions about this subject.  To start I am 15 weeks pregnant and i am a full time massage therapist with a pretty busy spa.  My pregnancy has been great, for it being my…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Abbie Darrough Mar 22, 2011.

What kind of health care do you have?
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 Hello, I am just interested in what health insurance everyone has.  I just recently found out that I'm pregnant for the first time and I have no health insurance.  The spa I work for does not…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Samantha J. Bennett Jan 11, 2011.

Starting my business...?
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I just had a few questions about starting my own business, just to go to my clients homes though.  I just wanted to know the basics and what concerns I should consider and other info.  I currently…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by LA Jan 3, 2011.

 

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Abbie Darrough replied to Abbie Darrough's discussion Carpal Tunnel syndrome in a massage therapist.
"Thank you so much for your help everyone!  I am staring my own business soon, i.e room rent (I have only worked at spa for commission), and super excited about it!  Thank you again!   Much appreciated :)"
Nov 13, 2011
Lori Wyler replied to Abbie Darrough's discussion Carpal Tunnel syndrome in a massage therapist.
"Carpal  Tunnel Syndrome is very common during pregnancy in the third trimester and can continue on after the infant is born.  During pregnancy many women retain fluid and the resulting swelling can cause pressure on the nerve within the…"
Nov 13, 2011
Abbie Darrough replied to Abbie Darrough's discussion Carpal Tunnel syndrome in a massage therapist.
"Thank you for the congrats!  I have not worked on the computer much at all.  It is one of the wonderful symptoms of pregnancy unfortunately :)   "
Nov 12, 2011
Therese Schwartz replied to Abbie Darrough's discussion Carpal Tunnel syndrome in a massage therapist.
"Do you work on a computer very much?  If you do, you might want to look into a vertical mouse, like the ones here: https://www.google.com/search?aq=f&gcx=c&sourceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8&q=evoluent+vertical+mouse They can really…"
Nov 11, 2011
Gordon J. Wallis replied to Abbie Darrough's discussion Carpal Tunnel syndrome in a massage therapist.
"You need massage...Start working your own forearms and hands...Work on the sore areas.. Soft tissue release techniques work very well for carpal tunnel..   Stretch and massage..Pin and stretch.  Hot and cold water... Feel your…"
Nov 11, 2011
Abbie Darrough posted a discussion

Carpal Tunnel syndrome in a massage therapist.

Hello everyone!  I just had a baby 6 weeks ago and during the last trimester i started to experience pain like carpal tunnel in my right wrist.  It went away until now 6 weeks postpartum I am in so much pain.  I was planning on starting on my own for massage since the spa i worked at was running too slow to take me back.  What am I suppose to do?  Is this the end of my massage career?  Help! See More
Nov 10, 2011
Abbie Darrough replied to Abbie Darrough's discussion Being pregnant and a full time massage therapist...
"Thank you!  I will look around on the website for helpful information...  And Elizabeth, congrats when the baby does come, lol."
Mar 22, 2011
elizabeth mount replied to Abbie Darrough's discussion Being pregnant and a full time massage therapist...
"I am currently 1 week overdue!  i worked until two weeks before my due date.  (10 massage /week)  physically I could have continued on a reduced schedule until now.  For my own bussiness, I felt uncomfortable…"
Mar 22, 2011
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Mar 22, 2011
Abbie Darrough posted a discussion

Being pregnant and a full time massage therapist...

Hello... i had a few questions about this subject.  To start I am 15 weeks pregnant and i am a full time massage therapist with a pretty busy spa.  My pregnancy has been great, for it being my first.  I told my boss the other day about my pregnancy and she was happy for me.  Now my questions start since this is my 1st time being pregnant, how far should i work up to until i have to take my leave?  And since this is a first, when would be good to come back to work?  I'm not sure how i will be…See More
Mar 22, 2011
Daniel Cohen replied to Abbie Darrough's discussion What kind of health care do you have?
"Talk to an agent. They will know the options in your area. California is very limited in underwriters. You can reduce premiums by having a larger deductible.  At this point I would suggest having low out of pocket even though it means a higher…"
Jan 11, 2011
Abbie Darrough posted a discussion

What kind of health care do you have?

 Hello, I am just interested in what health insurance everyone has.  I just recently found out that I'm pregnant for the first time and I have no health insurance.  The spa I work for does not provide health insurance because I am an independent contractor...  I want something affordable with full coverage so i can have a primary provider.  Help!  :)See More
Jan 11, 2011
LA replied to Abbie Darrough's discussion Starting my business...?
"I have found that going to ones home didnt work for me. I started renting in various doctors offices and salons, then went on to my own office.It takes time to build that pt/client list but that worked for me. If you put yourself into a salon…"
Jan 3, 2011
Veronica Ann replied to Abbie Darrough's discussion Starting my business...?
"Hi Abbie,   I'm practically new too, just received my MD license last week! I'm in the same boat.   Staring out, you should get massage license through ABMP so you'll be covered. I would not advise working on clients without…"
Dec 30, 2010
Gloria Coppola replied to Abbie Darrough's discussion Starting my business...?
"Well said Christopher!!   It's a great way especially if you love to travel .   Take into consideration travel time/expense too Also take into consideration that you don't always know the parameters of a work space at…"
Dec 26, 2010
Christopher Vallo replied to Abbie Darrough's discussion Starting my business...?
"Basics are covering costs, time constraints and exploring options to generate client leads. Concerns are safety, travel, payments, scheduling and having enough income or saving to weather the slow ramp up.   A great way to make your change…"
Dec 23, 2010

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Which modalities do you practice?
Swedish Massage, Integrative Massage, Deep Tissue Massage, Reflexology, Hot Stone, Sports Massage, Pre-natal Pregnancy Massage, Abdominal Massage, Myofascial Release, Chair Massage, Therapeutic Massage, Shiatsu, Trigger Point Therapy, Lymph Drainage, Aromatherapy, Medical Massage, Energy Work

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At 12:35pm on July 26, 2010, David L.Tippins said…
hello my friend... how is the field of Health and Healing treating you...
At 8:03am on May 6, 2010, Paula Hulen, CMT said…
Hi Abbie, I see you live a short distance away, welcome to the group! Do you practice in Yuba City? All my best, Paula
At 9:51pm on April 29, 2010, Gloria Coppola said…
Hi Abbie, Welcome
At 6:27pm on April 28, 2010, Darcy Neibaur said…
Welcome Abbie
 
 
 

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