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Meridians?

I don’t think the ancient Chinese looked at meridians as being invisible vessels with a mysterious energy flowing through them.  I think th…

Started by Gordon J. Wallis

9 Oct 13
Reply by Gordon J. Wallis

So much potential

With only 2% of the over $3.3 Trillion spent on health care being spent on physical therapy, I know that even less is spent on massage or m…

Started by Gordon J. Wallis

4 Oct 6
Reply by Gordon J. Wallis

Cranial Work

As recently as a few years ago, I use to think that any type of cranial work was just bull. Pseudoscience, and not real.  However, I don’t…

Started by Gordon J. Wallis

8 Oct 2
Reply by Gordon J. Wallis

The over emphasis on fascia

I’m sure this will be controversial.  But like everything I write in here, it’s my truth.  There is too much emphasis on fascia.  And I fee…

Started by Gordon J. Wallis

21 Sep 23
Reply by Kit Lofroos

Questions

I am starting a travel to in home massage business. Just wondering if I should have my clients sign a waiver of sorts to cover myself or if…

Started by Jennifer Johnson

2 Sep 14
Reply by Jennifer Johnson

Soft tissue pain

What is soft tissue pain?  They don’t really address that in massage school do they?  I’m an expert in one aspect of soft tissue pain.  Any…

Started by Gordon J. Wallis

1 Aug 21
Reply by S Brown

Ligament pain

Does anyone here know how to treat ligament pain?  Because I don’t.

Started by Gordon J. Wallis

9 Aug 21
Reply by S Brown

An unhappy client with no feedback

A client today was unsatisfied and she wouldn’t give the manager a reason. Can’t please them all. Maybe it’s bc I am altering my massage a…

Started by Rachel

3 Aug 18
Reply by Gordon J. Wallis

Clincal vs relaxation, difference at end of each massage?

Is there a perceived difference after a relaxation vs. a more clinically focused massage on specific issues and areas in the body? 

Started by Jeremy Murray

5 Aug 18
Reply by S Brown

Licensure / my opinion

This is more of a comment, then a discussion. Or maybe it's a complaint? I've been a massage therapist here in Alaska for approximately 21…

Started by Gordon J. Wallis

46 Aug 11
Reply by Gordon J. Wallis

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