What Massage Therapists Do
Perform therapeutic massages of soft tissues and joints. May assist in the assessment of range of motion and muscle strength, or propose client therapy plans.
Other Job Titles Massage Therapists May Have
Certified Massage Therapist (CMT), Licensed Massage Practitioner (LMP), Licensed Massage Therapist (LMT), Massage Therapist
Tasks & Responsibilities May Include Confer with clients about their medical histories and problems with stress or pain to determine how massage will be most helpful. Massage and knead muscles and soft tissues of the body to provide treatment for medical conditions, injuries, or wellness maintenance. Maintain massage areas by restocking supplies or sanitizing equipment. Apply finger and hand pressure to specific points of the body. Develop and propose client treatment plans that specify which types of massage are to be used. See More
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