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Massage Therapists: (00:40)


Therapist Lori Walter has a private practice and trains others on anatomy, physiology, kinesiology, and pathology. Stretch4Life is her program for rehabbing tissue injuries.

Massage Therapists: Career Beginnings (01:05)

After attending a basic course, Walter got into prenatal massage before concentrating on sports massage. The majority of her training came from continuing education.

Massage Therapists: Keys to Success (00:48)

Walter discusses how her clients benefit from her referral network with those in complimentary professions.

Massage Therapists: Education and Certification Requirements (01:09)

Most states require 500 hours of basic massage school and an MBLEx certification enables practicing in multiple states. Walter discusses the availability of continuing education.

Massage Therapists: Workplace Atmosphere (00:54)

Walter's clinic is very busy between five massage therapists, a chiropractor, an acupuncturist, and massage therapy students.

Massage Therapists: Advice for Aspiring Pros (00:37)

Walter suggests looking for a school that is part of a thriving practice. Vet schools by interviewing students and instructors.

Massage Therapists: A Day on the Job (01:03)

Walter's schedule includes instruction three days a week and one day in private practice as well as mentoring an assistant teacher.

Massage Therapists: Industry Goals and Services (00:60)

Massage therapy's main objective is to reduce inflammation and help patients get the body to heal itself.

Massage Therapists: Industry Challenges (01:17)

Walter discusses the industry's huge growth rate and how government funding and accreditation will make it harder for small schools to compete.

Massage Therapists: Looking at the Future (00:59)

Walter imagines there will be more integration of homeopathic medicine into large health care centers.

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Massage Therapists—Career Q&A: Professional Advice and Insight

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What is it like to be a massage therapist? In this Career Q&A video interview, Lori Walter talks about her career path, what she does on the job, and keys to success in the field. She also offers candid advice on breaking into the profession as well as insight into the industry’s biggest challenges and how the field may change in the next ten years.

Length: 10 minutes

Item#: BVL113299

ISBN: 978-1-64023-265-5

Copyright date: ©2016

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