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Cassandra Cravens
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  • Niles, MI
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occupational pain- forklift driver

I have a new client.  Used to be a long haul trucker, is now driving a forklift.  Complains of pain in sacral region, posterior portion of both legs and mid back.  During massage I found significant…Continue

Started Jan 13, 2013

Linens!
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I want input on where to get linens, best quality for the money, and what colors work best for longterm use.  I have clients with sensitive skin/allergies and I cannot use bleach so I am not…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Cassandra Cravens Jan 13, 2013.

Massage for Home Healthcare
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I was just contact by a local home healthcare company that is wanting to add in-home massage for housebound patients.  I would love to pursue the opportunity but I am getting varying feedback from…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Cassandra Cravens Dec 13, 2012.

band aids!
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About 5 minutes before my first client this morning I caught the back of my index finger on a corner of a display case and gouged a deep little cut. I've tried liquid bandaid in the past, doesn't…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jimswife Sep 23, 2012.

 

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Cassandra Cravens replied to Abram Herman's discussion We need your input for an upcoming issue of Massage & Bodywork magazine!
"Cassandra Cravens, MT has found a career and a calling in Therapeutic Massage.  Working in Niles, MI she takes every opportunity to share her healing techniques with the community she loves- from city employees to student athletes."
Jan 18, 2013
Cassandra Cravens replied to Kassie San's discussion It's official!
"Welcome to the wonderful world of massage!  I've heard that Colorado is a great place to learn and to practice.  Good luck!"
Jan 18, 2013
Cassandra Cravens posted a discussion

occupational pain- forklift driver

I have a new client.  Used to be a long haul trucker, is now driving a forklift.  Complains of pain in sacral region, posterior portion of both legs and mid back.  During massage I found significant swelling and adhesion in the Right glutes and quads, three typical gluteal triggers and overall tension was much greater on the Right side.  While using trigger therapy in Left glute observed tremors and spasms in Right glute.  Most of the tension in the Left side was consistent with compensation…See More
Jan 13, 2013
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Jan 13, 2013
Cassandra Cravens replied to Laura Garza's discussion $12/hr in Washington, DC? Seriously?!?!
"$12/hr is less than what a therapist makes in places in Michigan.  So that's rediculous.  Maybe someone just starting out, looking for anything to get a client base going, but that's terrible."
Jan 13, 2013
Cassandra Cravens replied to Michele Ellis's discussion Gloves
"As a rule I will talk with clients about any changes from our normal procedure.  A few have thanked me for letting them know and decided to reschedule instead.  I do get consistent feedback that the gloved massage is less relaxing.…"
Jan 13, 2013
Cassandra Cravens replied to Michele Ellis's discussion Using personal phones as your business phone
"I save my regular clients' numbers to my phone and when they call I answer "Hi <insert name>, how are you?".  If any number calls me that I don't have the contact saved I let it go to voicemail, which I have set up…"
Jan 13, 2013
Cassandra Cravens replied to Jeanne S's discussion Guitar calluses for therapist?
"I'm planning to take guitar lessons this year too.  So far as calluses, one of my instructors (who is also my favorite therapist) worked construction for years before working as a therapist.  He says the major touch calluses faded…"
Jan 13, 2013
Cassandra Cravens replied to Cassandra Cravens's discussion Linens!
"Thank you all for the input.  "
Jan 13, 2013
Michele Ellis replied to Cassandra Cravens's discussion Linens!
"Sheets that have worked best for me are striped or white. In WA it is required to bleach so I tend to stay to lighter colors to prevent bleach stains."
Jan 5, 2013
Ashley Rodericks, LMT replied to Cassandra Cravens's discussion Linens!
"I just wanted to tell you that white vinegar is best for getting out those stains. "
Jan 4, 2013
Ashley Rodericks, LMT replied to Cassandra Cravens's discussion Linens!
"I just wanted to tell you that white vinegar is best for getting out those stains. "
Jan 4, 2013
Janet R. Dreher replied to Cassandra Cravens's discussion Linens!
"I purchase flannel sheets from Kohl's when they are on sale and I have an additional % off coupon.  I usually buy the off white, but have also purchased striped sets. These sheets hold up well, but are not made in the USA.  In my…"
Jan 3, 2013
Cheri Davis replied to Cassandra Cravens's discussion Linens!
"Hi,  I am not sure if they will work for incontinence.  My guess would be yes but I cannot tell you for sure since I don't have experience with that. Peace,Cheri Massage In Redding, CA"
Jan 3, 2013
Cassandra Cravens replied to Cassandra Cravens's discussion Linens!
"thanks for the input.  i'll have to try the baking soda.   Can you tell me if that will work for staining other than oil?  I will be working home healthcare and I have some expectation of incontinence.  "
Dec 30, 2012
Cheri Davis replied to Cassandra Cravens's discussion Linens!
"Hi Cassandra. I am Cheri and I practice massage and yoga in Redding, Ca.   I like to use White because if there are stains they don't show up.  I don't use bleach...I have found that baking soda works well for getting out stains…"
Dec 30, 2012

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What is your website?
http://www.facebook.com/GreenHandMassage?ref=hl
In what year did you enter the profession?
2011
Which modalities do you practice?
Swedish Massage, Deep Tissue Massage, Reflexology, Hot Stone, Sports Massage, Pre-natal Pregnancy Massage, Chair Massage, Therapeutic Massage, Trigger Point Therapy, Aromatherapy, Medical Massage, Energy Work

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