February 4 is World Cancer Day. For people with cancer and cancer histories, massage therapy can be a powerful healing intervention.
3 Massage + Cancer Online Courses
1. Cancer and Massage Therapy: Essential Contraindications Part I—This course explains massage contraindications and complications as cancer develops over time.
2. Cancer and Massage Therapy: Treatments Part II—Explore the effects of the principal cancer treatments (surgery, chemotherapy and radiation therapy) and examines the massage therapy contraindications for each.
3. Introduction to Pediatric Oncology Massage—Receive an introduction to the considerations that will help you succeed when providing massage therapy to children with cancer and their families.
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In-depth reading from Massage Therapy Journal
You will probably, if you haven’t already or don’t now cater to cancer patients, massage someone who is dealing with this disease. Understand how to work with these clients if—or, more probably when—the time comes.
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