Jump to navigation. Whether new to massage therapy or long time patron, there eventually comes a time when massage recipients need to seek out a therapist. But how do you go about looking for one? Should you take your chances with the phone book, or ask coworkers or friends to recommend someone? Should you try newspaper ads, the Internet, or maybe a day spa? Considering your experience receiving massage, do you know what to look for in a massage therapist, and, for that matter, are you even aware of your needs during a massage session?
Oregon State Board of Massage Therapists : Welcome Page : State of Oregon
I currently have a license, certification or registration in another state, and want to get a license in Virginia. I am applying for the first time for a Massage Therapist license. I want to reinstate my lapsed Massage Therapist License. Applications for licensure as a Licensed Massage Therapist by Endorsement are now exclusively accepted online. Please read the application questions carefully before answering each question. Applications for licensure as a Licensed Massage Therapist by Initial License are now exclusively accepted online. Virginia Board of Nursing Jay P.
In the opening chapter of my friend Allison Winn Scotch's new novel, Time of My Life out next month , the main character wonders if her massage therapist might make a move on her--while she's lying there on the table. If you've ever wondered if it happens massage therapist-client love connections , the answer is, gulp, yes--it's not just a fictional scenario. You go in for treatment of sore muscles or an injured back, but sometimes you get more than you bargained for, says Daniel Reinisch , LMT, a New York based massage therapist. In fact, he says, people develop crushes on their massage therapists more often than you'd imagine.
Massage is the manipulation of the body's soft tissues. Massage techniques are commonly applied with hands, fingers, elbows, knees, forearms, feet, or a device. The purpose of massage is generally for the treatment of body stress or pain. A person professionally trained to give massages is traditionally known as a masseur male or a masseuse female in European countries. In the United States, these individuals are often referred to as massage therapists because they must be certified and licensed as "Licensed Massage Therapists".