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I Am a Massage Therapist

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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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    I experience a lot of people

    who have neck and back pain; many with sciatica. I massage people for one hour. How do ou feel about a rub? Paulus
    paulusopranonj paulusopranonj 51-55, M Feb 27, 2015

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    I have been working three years at a growing

    integrated medical office. It's the best place I've ever worked. Lately I've been trying to make the massage therapist presence in the office stronger since we are usually left out of the loop, being thta we're mostly self run, and I'm doing this by socializing with other...
    writerlmt writerlmt 26-30 Oct 27, 2015

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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 5 Responses May 1, 2012

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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 31-35, F 3 Responses Mar 13, 2014

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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 16 Responses Jan 28, 2013

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    Does anybody living in Mississauga

    or Brampton, Ontario want one free massage?
    humannamuh humannamuh 41-45, M 4 Responses Sep 12, 2014

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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 51-55, F 2 Responses Oct 13, 2013

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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 26 Responses Sep 24, 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 4 Responses Sep 18, 2009

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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 46-50 2 Responses Feb 22, 2013

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    ladeputy ladeputy 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 8, 2014

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    Im very close to graduating from AZ school of

    massage therapy :) one more week to go!
    MermaidLove24 MermaidLove24 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 25, 2015

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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 1 Response Dec 30, 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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    I work part time and it gets very awkward at

    time espically when he turns around and the towel won't stay down due to erectionbuy it's funny to when I do the women they always moan so loud Lol I do my best to stay serious and let's just say I'm really good at my job.
    Alisa54 Alisa54 22-25, F 21 Responses Aug 21, 2014

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    How do you get clients to re-book?

    I am a newly licensed male Massage therapist living in Eastern MI. I recently started working for a chain Massage & facial spa. Any help or tips are greatly appreciated. -TT
    ThomasTrocino ThomasTrocino 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 14, 2015

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    Damm two of my clients have cansel their

    appointments for massage today. Anyone interested in taking there slot ? if you are in London and are interested, please contact me.
    radioman712000 radioman712000 41-45, M Jul 18, 2015

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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 6 Responses May 15, 2013

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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 4 Responses Oct 18, 2012

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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 8 Responses Mar 20, 2012

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    I've been giving great massages

    for the past 15 years, but because I'm not registered in Ontario, I have to start all over again. It's funny though, how unregistered girls get so many clients while unregistered guys get nothing, not even for practice. :-(
    humannamuh humannamuh 41-45, M 2 Responses Aug 25, 2014

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    if you live in London

    and would like a professional body massage from an insured and experience guy let me know. today am feeling generous.
    radioman712000 radioman712000 41-45, M Nov 25, 2015

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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 11 Responses Nov 15, 2012

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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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    Practice

    I am a massage therapist but I need practice. Lots and lots of practice.
    jammin2001 jammin2001 31-35, M 9 Responses Jan 10, 2008

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    I passed my exam! I'm

    now a licensed massage and bodywork therapist!
    IamBeautifulandPeopleLikeMe IamBeautifulandPeopleLikeMe 36-40, F 5 Responses Dec 18, 2015

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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 66-70, F 5 Responses Aug 2, 2013

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    Ok fellow massage therapists,

    Has anyone ever experienced this with clients before? Today I read a review on my website that I was less than ecstatic about. I am used to reading good reviews and most people are happy and have no complaints with me. This individual posted "She was good but the massage...
    marleychick23 marleychick23 22-25, F 15 Responses Dec 5, 2015

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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 46-50 4 Responses May 1, 2013

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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 22-25, F 4 Responses Apr 17, 2014

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    I can and do just that on a part time basis..
    JayRj JayRj 56-60, M 59 mins ago

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    I really want a good massage.
    Ivrite Ivrite 16-17, F 23 hrs ago

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    I sometimes suffer from a lot of back pain from an injury many years ago. I find that a good deep tissue massage really helps relieve the pain and makes my back feel so much...
    dond1960 dond1960 51-55, M 1 day ago

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    Or so I've been told at least! I like to really take my time and go slowly all over the body. It's relaxing both for me and for the person I'm massaging. Sometimes in the right...
    milkmilklemonadee milkmilklemonadee 22-25, M 1 day ago

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    I have done Massage , Accupressure , and Hand-Foot Reflexology for many many years . I combine the three and call it Therepeutic Touch . Several years after I started , I became a...
    KennyD1 KennyD1 66-70, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I could really do with a good back massage right now! :)
    AnonymousEm AnonymousEm 18-21, F 12 Responses 2 days ago

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    I Love Going To Happy Ending Massage Parlors This is a true story. I would very much appreciate your feedback. A few years ago I finally mustered the courage to get a massage. Many...
    chanok2010 chanok2010 36-40, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    What i wouldn't give to have strong and firm hands on my neck, shoulders and along my back giving me a deep massage. I'm quite small so having large hands massaging my shoulders...
    SugarPlumDreams SugarPlumDreams 31-35, F 6 Responses 3 days ago

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    Being born with a whole host of back problems, massages are a godsend to me. Not the relaxing kind though. I tend to opt for sports massages more than anything. Nothing quite like...
    Gemma1990 Gemma1990 22-25, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    I have massaged my own prostate to day.i used a prostate toy
    babybrad49 babybrad49 56-60, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I have a pain in lower back and upper back , I would love a massage right now, it would send me right to sleep
    Hohenheim1 Hohenheim1 22-25, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    http://www.gtacouplemassage.com/ If you looking for your wife massage and you want watch her in Toronto and Niagara falls areas, Ontario, Canada. Please contact us
    bobmassage bobmassage 41-45, M 6 days ago

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