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I Am a Massage Therapist

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    Join The Movement...Brand New Website

    Please visit my website and sign up for the newsletter, or take the polls on rating your employer if you're working for someone else.  The website's purpose is to bring back respectable wages and give support to independent and employed MTs. I got tired of the abuse of this...
    annieueb annieueb 41-45 2 Responses Feb 22, 2013

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    Burnout...

    I am a CMT and lately I have been experiencing alot of burnout. I love what I do and am passionate about it overly, except for lately. I think I am just bored and tired because I have been doing it for so long. Tomorrow I have a deep tissue and then a two hour therapeutic right...
    marleychick23 marleychick23 22-25, F 11 Responses Jan 28, 2013

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    Frustration In This Industry.....

    No matter what industry you tend to go in, there will be frustration. Even though massage therapy is still a passion of mine, and I still would like to continue, it can be soooo frustrating!!!! For me, the reason why I'm frustrated the most in this industry, has to do with...
    priscillalmt priscillalmt 31-35, F 3 Responses May 15, 2013

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    Certified Massage Therapist

    I have been certified as a Professional Massage Therapist since February 2007 and work as an Independent Contractor.  I have worked as a "fill in" massage therapist at my chiropractor's office where they specialize in sports injuries and auto accidents, etc. I...
    SavingMissy SavingMissy 36-40, F 3 Responses Aug 27, 2008

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    Good Grief He Smells So Bad

    Help....I've been in business for 20 years...never ever have I had a client/patient that smells as bad as this young man...in fact this is the 1st time in my career that I've had this problem. What do I do or say to this man whose odor make me want to throw up?! How can I be...
    reikislp reikislp 61-65, F 2 Responses Aug 2, 2013

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    I Love To Massag But....

    I have been a massage therapist now for 6 years now and I love it, I really do, but there are some days when I just feel burned out, every one always wanting more from me and I just feel tired sometimes. I do love those days when my client gets off the table and is happy and...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses May 1, 2012

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    Own The Salon

    Further to my previous story that I was a massage therapist providing happy ending massages, I thought I will own up and say that now I actually own the massage place. I have girls working for me, but on occasions I still perform the odd massage as girls are sick. It is a...
    deleted deleted 26-30 32 Responses Sep 24, 2012

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    Need Advise

    im a therapist in roswell and have a question, been working on this client for yrs, he didnt want it befor but i tried very little and gental rom on him and his hip popped naturally 2 times. this was 2 days ago. now he says he cant walk or stand.. to much pain. its been locked up...
    robskirocks3 robskirocks3 46-50, F Oct 13, 2013

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    It's true , due to the demand of the extras I

    offer. Please book before hand. By sending a message to me. As with all jobs, a certain area that's needs a bit more attention, please show me where it hurts. They all come good in the end . It's a matter of being a good patient. As with all close up stimulation, there's an up...
    JohnCrighton JohnCrighton 51-55, M Dec 30, 2013

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    Best Analogy Ever

    I had a client last week from Africa. She was so nice & full of conversation & stories. She shared with me what she thought getting a massage felt like. She said it felt like she had "swallowed a cloud.' Made my entire day of course!! I love that analogy & will use it many times...
    crunchymomof1 crunchymomof1 31-35, F Apr 7, 2013

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    Looking For LMT Help In A Growing Alt. Healing Office

    I am experiencing more customers then I can handle and I want to find another massage therapist with similar modality training to meet my current client needs. I am looking for a LMT in the Morgantown, WV area. If you are a LMT or know someone looking for a position please have...
    alterhealing alterhealing 36-40 May 3, 2013

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    Practice

    I am a massage therapist but I need practice. Lots and lots of practice.
    jammin2001 jammin2001 31-35, M 8 Responses Jan 10, 2008

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    My Massage Story

    Hi everyone, I'm a massage therapist. I actually always wanted to be a massage therapist from when I was a little girl. I had a friend who was in a lot of chronic pain and he told me that it would always help him when I massaged him. He passed away several years later and I...
    Fayerweather Fayerweather 36-40, F 2 Responses Oct 18, 2012

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    New to Ep ~ Hello to You All :o)

    Hi, My name is Jules and i am finishing my final year HND in Beauty and Massage Therapy.  I have taken a change in career and feel i should have done this years ago!  I am loving every minute of my work and find myself loving massage more than any other treatment...
    joublaens joublaens 31-35, F 3 Responses Sep 18, 2009

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    Hello everyone I am a licensed massage

    therapist in Philadelphia. I do travel all over Pennsylvania. Always looking for new clients. Please feel free to message me.
    beautifullywrittenambition beautifullywrittenambition 18-21, F Apr 17

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    Lmt With Mixed Feelings...

    I have to admit that I'm kind of bothered by the amount of people that make comments about "happy endings" to me. In the career path that I chose I want to be looked at as a professional therapeutic massage therapist and it can be hard to get that respect. I am not judging people...
    Natreerose Natreerose 26-30, F 8 Responses Nov 15, 2012

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    Please Join Me On My Free Site For Therapists Massagemojo.Org

    Hello, my name is Annie Ueber. I am going into my 23rd year as an MT, and have watched the gradual decline of massage wages. In the last couple of years the pay has dropped as much as 90%. With that drop, came a lower massage price. This is ridiculous. Such disrespect for...
    annieueb annieueb 41-45 2 Responses May 1, 2013

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    Hello Everyone. I am only just starting on my

    career as a Massage Therapist. I have worked in Spas, Chiropractic offices, and privately. I have found that the going pay rate for our profession is insulting considering the work we do and to work privately I have run into some offensive things that stem from my adds. To be...
    SunshyneLillies SunshyneLillies 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 13

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    Massage Therapy Job From Hell

    I am just out of Massage Therapy school. I had been on 5 interviews and did not get hired. I went on my 6th interview and the Chiropractor agreed to bring me on a 2 day trial run. He said if I did get hired it would be for $10 an hour. I worked the first day not realizing it...
    gt2crop gt2crop 41-45, F 7 Responses Mar 20, 2012

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