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Without effective body mechanics, an otherwise promising career is destined to be cut short in spite of a desire to continue. While there are many principles to performing a massage with excellent body mechanics, a component often inconsistently applied is continuous, full-body motion—especially in local, focused work.
When you’re dealing with neck pain sufferers, try asking this question: Do you ever wake up with a crick in the neck? The feeling that you can’t quite turn your head because you slept wrong? I think you’ll find this problem is fairly widespread, especially with clients who have other neck and posture-related complaints.
Influencing the lawmaking process can be exciting and rewarding and is most effective when the communication is brief, honest, and supported with facts and personal experience.
You may be thinking: I’m getting messages from ABMP about bills being considered by lawmakers, but that government class from years ago is foggy in my head; I need a refresher. You are not alone!
In our May/June 2019 Massage & Bodywork column, “Improving Your Transactional Email Skills,” we talk about being effective in your transactional emails (one-on-one communications with your clients and colleagues) and setting a great default email signature.