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By janessa hubbard morgan tucker l.jpg

BY:

Janessa Hubbard

Morgan Tucker


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Chinese

481 BC

Based on theory of jing luo (channels); same theory as acupuncture

Affects the body by increasing the bloods activity, guiding counter flow, and removing external pathogens

http://www.planetherbs.com/articles/tuina.htnl

Indian

Based on ancient Ayurvedic healing system

Provides relief fro aches, pain and stress

Promotes hair growth

Adds sense of calmness and tranquility

http://www.bomi.info/bodywork/i-j-l.htm

History of Massage


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Definition:

_________________ of parts of the body especially to aid circulation, relax the muscles, or provide sensual stimulation

What Is Massage???

www.dictionary.com


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USES FOR MASSAGE

  • _________________

  • IMPROVED SLEEP

  • RELIEVE ACHES

  • REDUCE ANXIETY

  • IMPROVE SELF IMAGE

  • IMPROVE RELATIONSHIPS WITH INFANTS

Vickers A. and Zollman C. ABC of Complementary Medicine, Message Therapies

BMJ 1999; 319:1254-1257 (6 November)


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RESEARCH SAYS…..

  • “Massage reduces _________________ scores in short term in various settings”

    • Psychiatric institutions

    • Hospices

    • Occupational health

    • Intensive care

Vickers A. and Zollman C. ABC of Complementary Medicine, Message Therapies

BMJ 1999; 319:1254-1257 (6 November)


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“use of touch therapy, specifically massage therapy for improving the clinical course of several conditions including growth and development of pre-term infants”

Reduces __________

Increases attentiveness

Diminishing depression

Enhances immune function

Research Also Says….

International journal of behavioral development, volume 22, number 4 dec 1, 1998


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RESEARCH DOES NOT SAY

That Massage

  • Improves sleep patterns

  • Improves circulation

  • Reduces pain

  • Decrease muscle tension


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Most popular:

Swedish

Deep Tissue

Sports

Chair

Other

Shiatsu

_________________

Reflexology

Medical Massage

Types of Massage

Some Things You Should Know About Massage. Retrieved 10/11/2005 from http://www.amtamassage.org/news/youknow.html

Massage. Retrieved 10/11/2005 from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Massage


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Questions to Expect

  • Reasons for massage

  • Health goals

  • Background info. about:

    • Phys. Cond.

    • Med. History, _________________

    • Lifestyle, Stress Level

What To Expect At Your Massage Session. Retrieved 10/11/2005 from http://www.amtamassage.org/findamassage/expect.html


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Other Expectations

  • _________________

    • except for Chair Massage

  • Peaceful environment

  • Oil or lotion use

  • Full body or localized

  • 30 - 90 minutes

    • 10 - 30 min. for Chair Massage

What To Expect At Your Massage Session. Retrieved 10/11/2005 from http://www.amtamassage.org/findamassage/expect.html


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Don’t eat right before

Be on time

Communicate

Breathe regularly

Consciously relax

____________ afterwards

Allow re-entry time

Be consistent

Getting The Most

How To Get The Most From Your Massage. Retrieved 10/11/2005 from http://www.amtamassage.org/findamassage/tips.html


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Important:

  • Find a qualified massage therapist

  • Ask about their _________________

    • 33 states require licensing, includes AL

  • Each type requires specialized training

  • Area of expertise

Credentials For The Massage Therapy Profession. Retrieved 10/11/2005 from http://www.amtamassage.org/findamassage/credential.html

Massage. Retrieved 10/11/2005 from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Massage


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Credential Examples

  • National Certification Board of Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB)

  • Commission on Massage Therapy Accreditation (COMTA)

  • American Massage Therapy Assc. (AMTA)

    • Membership

    • Recommends 500 training hours

Credentials For The Massage Therapy Profession. Retrieved 10/11/2005 from http://www.amtamassage.org/findamassage/credential.html

Massage. Retrieved 10/11/2005 from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Massage


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