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When’s your next massage?

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There are quite a few people that decide or need to get a massage THAT day. It’s so nice when my schedule works in a way that I can accommodate. Usually it doesn’t. Then the person calls around and hops on a different table. Every massage. I used to do that. I was telling my Mom a couple of days ago that my regular clients have become akin to family. It takes some time in massage therapy, starting a business …. building up your regulars. I know their muscles. Intuitively, the repetition of working on those clients on a regular…

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Triggerpoint myofascial Continuing Ed.

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Last weekend was fantasic.  I Learned how to hone in on both active and latent trigger points in the muscles. For the lower back pain relief we studied the hip and glute muscles, palpating them very specifically, adhering to the direct lines of the muscles.  It was slow and deep work.  The trigger points can be a little tender when being released, but more than worth it in the end.  To learn about what exactly a trigger point is, google it.  There are some good articles out there.  We also worked on the QL, or quadratus lumborum, on each side….

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