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Jun 16, 2023

I received a story in which body odor was a factor. I turned the question back to you . . . and got hundreds of responses!

In this episode of “I Have a Client Who . . .” we discuss what kinds of body odor issues turn up in massage therapy settings, when it’s appropriate to discuss it, and some strategies for how to make those conversations compassionate and supportive.

 

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Books of Discovery: www.booksofdiscovery.com  

 

Host Bio:        

          

Ruth Werner is a former massage therapist, a writer, and an NCBTMB-approved continuing education provider. She wrote A Massage Therapist’s Guide to Pathology, now in its seventh edition, which is used in massage schools worldwide. Werner is also a long-time Massage & Bodywork columnist, most notably of the Pathology Perspectives column. Werner is also ABMP’s partner on Pocket Pathology, a web-based app and quick reference program that puts key information for nearly 200 common pathologies at your fingertips. Werner’s books are available at www.booksofdiscovery.com. And more information about her is available at www.ruthwerner.com.   

               

                 

Recent Articles by Ruth:       

 

“Working with Invisible Pain,” Massage & Bodywork magazine, November/December 2022, page 36, http://www.massageandbodyworkdigital.com/i/1481961-november-december-2022/38

 

“Unpacking the Long Haul,” Massage & Bodywork magazine, January/February 2022, page 35, www.massageandbodyworkdigital.com/i/1439667-january-february-2022/36.

“Chemotherapy-Induced Peripheral Neuropathy and Massage Therapy,” Massage & Bodywork magazine, September/October 2021, page 33, http://www.massageandbodyworkdigital.com/i/1402696-september-october-2021/34.

        

“Pharmacology Basics for Massage Therapists,” Massage & Bodywork magazine, July/August 2021, page 32, www.massageandbodyworkdigital.com/i/1384577-july-august-2021/34.    

 

 

 

Resources: 

 

Pocket Pathology: https://www.abmp.com/abmp-pocket-pathology-app