Helping People: Cancer, Senior & End of Life Massage

One of the most common reasons we hear people say they are interested in a career in massage therapy is that they want a career that helps people. This series will look at how massage therapy can help, what we as therapists refer to as, special populations. This article will cover oncology massage, senior massage and hospice massage. How Massage Therapists Can Help Cancer Patients ...
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The Year after Cancer Treatment: How We Adapt Massage

By Tracy Walton My client rolled her eyes as she told me, “Now, this is hard. This is way harder than my year in cancer treatment.” She was referring to the year after cancer treatment. She was several months out. Armed with clear scans and a clean bill of health from her oncologist, she emerged from cancer treatment, triumphant, back into her life. It was not a life she recognized, but i...
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