Preparing for the Massage and Bodywork Licensing Exam (MBLEx) can be a daunting task. It covers information that takes most massage therapy programs 6-12 months to cover. So studying for this comprehensive exam without feeling overwhelmed will require an effective MBLEx study plan. What is a study plan? A study plan
Most new massage therapists don’t have a full schedule and want more clients. Starting a massage business is exciting, but it can also be a frustrating experience when your client list is growing slower than expected, especially if you depend on this income to pay your bills. When it comes
As massage therapists, one of the systems of the body that we influence the most is the integumentary system. Even though our techniques are often focused on treating deeper structures like muscle tissue and fascia, we can only do this by working through the skin. What is the integumentary system?
Writing treatment notes is one of the routine activities that massage therapists do every day. The most common form that therapists use to document their client sessions is the SOAP note. What are SOAP notes? A SOAP note is a documentation format that massage therapists and other healthcare workers use
Massage therapy is a rewarding career. We have the opportunity to improve other peoples’ lives by relieving their stress and pain. It has the potential to be a lifelong career, but being a massage therapist can be a demanding job. Over time, working as a massage therapist can take a
Have you ever known someone who seemed to be able to connect with others effortlessly and naturally? People whose conversations with strangers looked more like they were talking with an old friend? These people could gain someone’s interest and respect quickly. They have the ability to put other people at
Getting your first massage therapy job is an exciting experience. For many newly licensed therapists, it will be the first time working at a job that they are actually passionate about. And it will be a relief to finally have a good income rolling in. After graduating from massage school,
Learning about prescription drugs and over the counter (OTC) medications can be overwhelming and confusing to massage therapy students and new therapists studying for the MBLEx. I created this post to help you understand this topic a little better as you prepare for the massage licensing exam. Massage therapy can