The 3 Problems that Create Low Client Retention Jun 11, 2017

You work hard to get every client you can on your table. It costs money and time to get them there. It is very important that you keep them

If you are losing even 10% of your clientele that is too much! How do you enhance your skills so that you keep as many clients as you can? How do you meet...

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Are You Getting “Burned-Out” Being a Massage Therapist? Jun 05, 2017

The 3 Causes of Physical Burnout in Massage Therapy

You LOVE being a massage therapist! BUT….

There comes a time when you are just not sure if you can keep being a massage therapist. Believe me when I say YOU ARE NOT ALONE.

Here are some of the questions that might be going through your...

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The 3 Reasons a Client Chooses to Go to a Different Therapist (Even Though They Really Like YOU) May 29, 2017

This week we are going to talk about something that can be a huge problem for in our massage businesses. Losing clients.

Even for therapists that have been in this field for years, we can struggle to keep our clients. The biggest problem from losing clients is that we are losing income and that...

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K.I.S.S. for Pain Management Massage Therapy Mar 23, 2017

This week I was reminded to “keep it simple sweetheart”.

I teach and teach about only doing enough massage work to change pain 4 points (on a 10 point scale) and then leave the body alone to heal on its own. I also teach that when someone’s pain level is 5 and under that...

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Migraine: The End Result of a “Perfect Storm” Feb 14, 2017

I like to call migraines a perfect storm of circumstances.

The reason I relate them to a perfect storm is that in order to have the “storm of a century” the wind, water, temperature, lunar pull, season of water levels, and other things all have to be just right in order for the...

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Pain and Inflammation: Could Massage Make It Worse? massage therapy pain management massage pps bodywork Jan 09, 2017

(*Massage Magazine Article January 9, 2017; Author Amy Bradley Radford)

I am a passionate teacher of advanced pain-management for massage therapists. I talk and preach inflammation day in and day out.

One of the first things I explain to a student taking my classes is how pain is only an...

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Inflammation: The Significance of Energy Depletion massage therapy pain management massage pps bodywork Dec 01, 2016

(*Massage Magazine December 1, 2016; Author Amy Bradley Radford)

 Inflammation is something we as massage therapists witness daily in the clients on our tables.

In a sad way, inflammation creates job stability for massage therapists, because inflammation oftentimes results in pain;...

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At the Table, Always Be Polite Jun 01, 2016

* Massage Magazine Article June 1, 2016; Author Amy Bradley Radford

When someone is on my massage table, I always try to remember my table manners. Fortunately for you and your clients, this time it is acceptable to put your elbows on the table!

When I was 12, my mother enrolled me in an...

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Real-World Trading Problems - and Solutions May 02, 2016

* Massage Magazine Article May 2, 2016; Author Amy Bradley Radford 

In writing this article, I decided to do a little research to see what massage professionals thought about real-world trading with another massage professional. I asked a seminar group I was teaching and some colleagues...

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Are You Stuck In Cookie-Cutter Massage Syndrome? business massage therapy Feb 01, 2016

(*Massage Magazine Article February 1, 2016; Author Amy Bradley Radford)

 While there is always an artistic side to the massage therapy profession, you have to decide which side of that art you wish to be on: the successful artist who has business sense or the starving artist dedicated to...

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