"Mae, the $20 rate is reasonable only if the MT is working on the clock, paid by the hours onsite whether giving massage or waiting for a session to begin. It's a rip off of the therapist if the $20 is per massage session only.
"I can relate. There is another therapist not a half mile away from me advertising
massage for $30 bucks an hour! I don't know how he keeps his lights on unless
he is adding somehow or just sheer volume. I swear one of these days i'm gonna…"
"Thanks Gary. Totally agree. I would have to add to that the annoyance of many other professions expecting that we will do free chair massage for their company. They use the excuse that it "gives us exposure." How do…"
"Sam – I of course meant hurt someone's feelings. You know this person lives their life with weight problems and all the attendant guilt and derision. Now you, a health professional, have to add to that. I usually take them aside, explain…"
"Dolphin II made in USA. More expensive than most chairs but man it is awesome!
I have had mine for 7 years and it is so incredibly versatile. It is the most comfortable chair this side of a table. They have a table now that is 20lbs! I think the…"
"Years ago I 'splurged'. I bought a dolphin II. The thing is unbelievably versatile. It is practically a chair/table It is the most comfortable chair I have ever sat/lain on! Considerably more expensive than most chairs I could have…"
"I've been using Avila chairs for 9 years. I wouldn't use anything else. Pads are removable. Very easy to set up and take down. Very comfortable and adaptable for clients (I have two 6'7" 250+ lbs clients). Very easy on me.…"
"First... i like this chatting. It's new for me. It's fun and a comfort to feel part of a community.
Second, we seem to be soul mates regarding instructions and all, the look of chairs etc. That;'s important to me as well. The thing…"
"Crystal. Thank you for your reply. I have had my chair about 4 years. A month after I first bought it, i saw a similar thing happen to a friend with the same model a couple of years older. I contacted the company. They said she must have sat the…"
"I have had to purchase extra parts on my chair because they wear down easily, but never had one collapse! I would definitely confront the company and either ask for a new chair or your money back. If the client had been injured they could have sued."
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