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I am curious about what brings each of you to a particular CE course. Each time I teach, students come to me after the class and tell me it was a great class and that I am "such a great teacher." …Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Dawn Lewis Feb 23, 2014.
I had the most wonderful experience yesterday. I have to preface this with two pieces of information - 1) I have had chronic sacral pain for almost 2 years, and 2) I teach a continuing…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Gordon J. Wallis Feb 26, 2014.
Hi all - this is an article I recently wrote for our newsletter:
Depending on what you read, the ankle is a combination of two or three joints. Some say the ankle is the true ankle joint or talocrural joint and the subtalar joint. Others include the distal tibiofibular joint in the term…Continue
Posted on March 21, 2014 at 1:25pm — 1 Comment
What are the symptoms of a rotator cuff tear? Generally, if the tear is a supraspinatus tendon tear, which most are, the symptoms begin with abduction of the arm. Remember, supraspinatus is responsible for abduction (when the arm moves away from the side of the body) of the arm to the first 15 degrees of movement. If there is a pinpointed, almost pinching pain on the lateral aspect of upper shoulder, this is indicative of a rotator cuff tear. The lateral aspect of the upper shoulder is…Continue
Posted on September 24, 2012 at 7:01am — 2 Comments
Olive oil has been used by Mediterranean cultures for thousands of years for its health and beauty benefits. Olive oil is well known for its uses in cooking and making salads. But many people don't know that olive oil is a common base in homemade massage oils. You can combine olive oil with many types of essential oils to create an inexpensive, healing and aromatic massage oil.
Posted on September 20, 2012 at 7:35am
As of September 4, 2012, NJ State is requiring all massage therapists who have not previously applied for certification/licensure to submit applications. A new email address will be created to allow online applications. Starting 9/4, the Massage, Bodywork and Somatic Therapy committee will no longer exist.
If you apply before 9/4/2012, the current board will process your application. Rates will be pro-rated and…Continue
Posted on September 1, 2012 at 8:18am