Torrance, CA, USA
Successful massage therapists are a type of professional athlete that must adhere to a fitness training and self-care routine that prepares them for the physical demands of the profession. Developing and practicing this regimen will help prevent injuries and burnout, increasing your odds for a long, successful career. Topics will include: Activities that help you maintain or increase your fitness in the components of strength, aerobic endurance, flexibility, coordination, balance, and posture. Quality sleep, rest, and deep relaxation. Receiving regular massage treatments or performing self massage. Keeping properly hydrated. Utilizing hot and cold contrast treatments, topical analgesics, and natural pain control techniques. Using hand saving tools.