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November 2012 Blog Posts (9)

The Financial Health of Our Organizations: NCBTMB

Note: For the past few years I have done a series of reports on the financial status of the non-profit organizations that represent the massage therapy profession. I obtain this information from Guidestar, a financial information clearinghouse for non-profits. The organizations can provide their Form 990 (Return of Organization Exempt from Income Tax) to Guidestar, and if they don’t, the IRS does it for them. I will state for…


Added by Laura Allen on November 29, 2012 at 3:17pm — No Comments

See Better, Feel Great and Heal Faster with Sensational Medicine

Feel Better In December 2012 in West Hartford, CT; Scarborough, Maine; Vancouver, Canada, Eugene, OR and the World Kimberly Burnham PhD.

Do you want to see better, improve your eyesight or eliminate brain fog?

Do you or someone you love have Parkinson's disease, chronic knee pain or some kind of nervous system issue?

Want relief from…


Added by Kimberly Burnham on November 25, 2012 at 10:12pm — No Comments

Tip for massage therapists during home visits!

Before you head out to your next home visit, put some wet hand towels in the microwave until they are really hot. Carefully place them in a thermal lunch container. It will stay warm for a long time. As you use each one on your client’s back,feet, neck, etc., make sure you zip up the container to keep the next one warm. (Yeah, put the golf balls in there too!)…


Added by Heather Karr, LMT on November 20, 2012 at 11:28am — No Comments

NCBTMB Making Major Changes to CE Provider Approvals

Disclosure: I have agreed to pass along comments, questions and concerns to the NCBTMB on this matter, and the management there reads my blog. They are fully aware that I use this blog to express my own opinion whether it is in line with theirs or not. Your comments here will be seen by the CEO, Mike Williams, and the Board of Directors.

The NCBTMB has announced major changes in the works to their Approved Provider program for continuing education.…


Added by Laura Allen on November 18, 2012 at 7:37am — 1 Comment

"Because It Works" is Not Enough.

“I don’t see how knowing the science behind my work will improve what I do…”

“I don’t care about the science behind it, as long as it works…”

“The evidence does not matter, it is results that matter…”

“Stop talking about things I don’t care about…”

“Shut up…”


Do any of these statements sound familiar? Have you said any of them yourself? It may be the places I frequent on the internet,…


Added by Walt Fritz, PT on November 16, 2012 at 12:48pm — No Comments

Know More about Massage School and Massage Courses

Massage Education are becoming popular these days in the field of health care. Numerous people go for spas for massage for various reasons. Different massage schools and collages also providing certification for massage training courses so that students can make their carrier in this profession as well.

Becoming massage therapist and making carrier in this profession makes an individual to work in wide range of areas. A therapist can give assistance to various people with their…


Added by Stephanie Powers on November 11, 2012 at 11:35am — No Comments

Belmar - Hurricane Sandy Relief Effort - Chair Massage Event this weekend

For massage and bodywork practitioners living in the Jersey Shore area who are looking for a way to lend a helping and healing hand to those still being affected by Hurricane Sandy -

I am working on rounding up the troops for a Hurricane Relief Chair Massage…


Added by Kelly Skellinger on November 8, 2012 at 4:32pm — No Comments

Interpretation of Children's drawings


Many children struggle with learning difficulties and can be disruptive in the classroom. This is not always

an indication of a lack of intelligence or laziness. Ironically these children often work harder and apply more

effort to their school work but struggle with…


Added by Ray Lacey on November 6, 2012 at 1:00am — No Comments

CHildbirth by Natural Health Care Process with Birth trauma treatment

Balance is one magic word that cleanses the body, energies the mind and revitalizes the soul. If you are expecting a child you should be ultra careful about you’re eating and sleeping habits so that you have a natural childbirth. You should eat only natural, fresh, unadulterated ingredients, wholesome are used, which includes cereals, sprouts, organically grown grains and vegetables (whenever available) as it is a great way to boost natural healthcare. A woman should be very…


Added by Zia Nath on November 5, 2012 at 10:57pm — No Comments

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