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Health Funds and Your Massage Business

Updated July 12th 2024, originally published June 9th 2015. As Course Director at Discover Massage Australia, many students come to me seeking advice about how health fund rebates affect their massage business. They’re often anxious because they’ve seen job...

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Remedial Massage: The Complete Guide

Remedial Massage: The Complete Guide

From easing muscle soreness to improving posture and relaxation, massage therapy can be used to treat a range of physical and psychological conditions. There are several different types of massage; each one carrying its own unique benefits. Remedial massage is one of...

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Why Massage Therapy Is An Essential Part of Physical Therapy

Why Massage Therapy Is An Essential Part of Physical Therapy

For clients coming back from an injury, a combination of massage and physical therapy may be required. Integrating massage with physical therapy can optimise treatment and fast-track rehabilitation. Both manual therapies work to reduce pain & inflammation and...

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How Do Massage Therapists Prevent Burnout

How Do Massage Therapists Prevent Burnout

Massage therapists give so much of themselves to their clients, that they often forget to look after themselves. As a massage therapist, you are spending a good amount of time on your feet and using a lot of physical exertion. On a particularly busy day, you may be...

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Massage Therapy for Osteoarthritis

Massage Therapy for Osteoarthritis

Massage therapy is fast becoming recognised as a beneficial complementary treatment for osteoarthritis and its related symptoms. This degenerative disease often worsens over time, resulting in joint stiffness, swelling and pain. Using massage, therapists can treat...

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Benefits Of A Scalp Massage

Benefits Of A Scalp Massage

Not only does it feel heavenly, but a scalp massage also provides many health benefits! From promoting hair growth to easing headaches, regular scalp massage has the potential to improve both your physical and mental wellbeing. The best part? Because the nerve endings...

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How to Create a Relaxing Environment for Your Massage Room

How to Create a Relaxing Environment for Your Massage Room

  Massage clients are looking for a chance to relax and recuperate. As such, it’s vital to create a massage room that is calm and relaxing. The goal is to make clients feel at ease and to reaffirm that they are entering a safe space where they can leave all their...

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Benefits Of Combining Chiropractic Sessions With Massages

Benefits Of Combining Chiropractic Sessions With Massages

Back and neck pain? Constant headaches? Trouble sleeping? If you experience any of these, then you may want to consider a combination of massage therapy and chiropractic work. Many chiropractors are noting the improvements in patients who combine both chiro and...

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Benefits of an Abdominal Massage

Benefits of an Abdominal Massage

When you think of getting a massage, you don’t tend to picture abdominal massage! However, massaging the abdomen has many health benefits. Stomach massage is a practice that has been around for centuries. It has been shown to improve digestion and stomach upsets as...

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