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Jun 11, 2021

In this episode we do a deep dive into varicella zoster virus and the many confusions about chickenpox, shingles, and a weird invisible form of shingles. Is shingles contagious? Can you get it more than once? Where does the chickenpox vaccine fit? It can be very confusing! Tune in for some useful...


Jun 4, 2021

A client comes back to the massage table after a long pandemic-related break. Her therapist notices something new: as the client relaxed, her legs began to twitch and jump, and she felt “tingling” on the top of her foot. What is going on, and can massage therapy help?

 

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May 28, 2021

A client who has never had massage before calls to make an appointment. He has a history of “grand mal” seizures. What does the massage therapist need to know to be safe with this client? We go through a short list of important questions.

 

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May 21, 2021

An obese client wants help with low-back pain, but she can’t take deep pressure. What to do?

Ruth might get a little strident in this discussion of weight, health, judgmental language, and hands-on options.

 

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May 14, 2021

A young woman has lots of muscle pain after her soccer game. A great time to receive massage, right? Not this time. Listen in for a case where massage could cause renal damage.

 

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