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Working on the Buttocks

17 May 2024

When working on the buttocks, clear communication is needed so the client feels safe.  This area of the body is not usually touched by anyone other than an intimate partner.   This necessitates a conversation with the client before the session begins. If work on the buttock is requested, it should be clear whether that […]

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Can massage help pain that travels? Cambridge MA

13 May 2024

Question: Why does an injury to the neck cause pain that travels to the arm and hand? Answer: Referred Pain Pain that travels in your body is called Referred Pain. This phenomenon means the injury is in one place, and the pain is in another. Understanding this phenomenon helps you better understand your body’s responses […]

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How high is appropriate to massage on the upper inner thigh?

06 May 2024

How High on the Upper Inner Thigh to Massage?   The upper inner thigh is one of the gateway areas where predator massage therapists begin their sexual assault. The thigh should be draped so that the pelvis and the inner thigh are securely covered. The drape is generally a sheet tucked under the thigh and […]

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What are holistic approaches to relieve scar tissue pain?

29 Mar 2024

Question: What is the common denominator of chronic pain?
Answer: ADHESIVE SCAR TISSUE

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Sexual Assault and Poor Draping

20 Mar 2024

Draping in massage therapy means securely covering the body with a sheet, blanket, and/or towel so that the private areas of the body are covered, feel safe, and are not ever exposed. These areas include the genitals, the female breasts, and the lower buttock, where the gluteal cleft is, just below the coccyx bone at […]

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