- Integrated Body Therapies
Christine A. Ruppert, LMT5712 Stillwell Road
Rockville, MD 20851
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From the moment you entered this world, you craved touch. Your mother and father nurtured you through touch, promising you they would be there for you. You felt secure. You felt safe. You learned to trust them, so you felt happy.
Throughout your life, touch continues to play an important role. As you age however, the availability and type of
One group that is seeing an increase in the use of alternative therapy such as massage is the elderly. In fact, many massage therapists receive specialized training to work with them. As the “baby boomers” get older and this population group grows, it’s good to know just how they can benefit from massage.
Geriatric massage is geared towards the specific
There’s no denying the healing power of massage. The health benefits of massage therapy extend well beyond simply soothing aches and pains. Research has proven that massages can be a powerful collaborator in your healthcare regimen.
Whether it’s for pampering as a luxurious treat or rejuvenating for stress relief or therapeutic to manage chronic pain, everyone can benefit from massage
It was 17 years ago that the American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA) created National Massage Therapy Awareness Week. The AMTA is the largest non-profit organization serving massage therapists, massage students, and massage schools, with more than 56,000 members. Next to the National Institutes of Health, the AMTA is one of, if not the, best resource about massage therapy for licensed