Sports Massage v Soft Tissue Therapy

The aim of this blog is to improve awareness of Soft Tissue Therapy as a new level of clinical practice in the UK.  This goes far beyond sports massage (which it includes) by providing a safe and effective remedy for minor and chronic injuries cause by any lifestyle stress. Discuss how it can meet modern healthcare needs and where best to train.

   This Blog does not deal with technical advice on clinical matters.

by Mel Cash
May 24th, 2017

What the Different Therapy Titles Mean

What Do These Titles Mean?

  • Masseur (male), Masseuse(female) or Massage Therapist.
  • Sports Massage Therapist.
  • Sports and Remedial Massage Therapist.
  • Soft Tissue Therapist.

Other Commonly Used Titles.

  • Manual Therapist.
  • Manipulative Therapist.
  • Deep Tissue Therapist.
  • Sports Therapist.
  • Trigger Point Therapist.
  • Sports Injury Therapist.

What Titles Can We Use?

You are free to use any title that is not otherwise protected but it must be fair and honest.

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by Mel Cash
Jul 11th, 2018

A Good Career Needs a Good Investment

There are now many short intensive massage courses which I suppose fit in with modern-day life expectations. People want fast-food or instant results and they don’t want to wait for anything anymore. But you only get what you pay for!


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by Mel Cash
Aug 31st, 2017

Career Success in Soft Tissue Therapy


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by Mel Cash
Aug 22nd, 2018

Everyone Needs Soft Tissue Therapy


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by Mel Cash
Jul 3rd, 2018

How did we get here


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by Mel Cash
May 30th, 2018

How to succeed in private practice for physiotherpists


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by Mel Cash
Mar 22nd, 2018

Is this Sports Massage or Violent Abuse

 


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by Mel Cash
Feb 15th, 2018

Physiotherapy v Soft Tissue Therapy


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by Mel Cash
Apr 19th, 2018

Soft Tissue Therapy Where is the Science


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by Mel Cash
May 10th, 2017

Sports Massage v Soft Tissue Therapy

  1. What is Sports Massage?
  2. How Sports Massage Become a Mini-Industry?
  3. Misled by 'Sports Massage'.
  4. Is Sport Massage a good job? 

What is Soft Tissue Therapy?

A higher level of clinical therapy which aims to treat minor and chronic injuries caused by any lifestyle factor.It also considers the underlying causes of injury and to offer more long-term improvements in physical wellbeing and injury prevention.

Career Potential in Soft Tissue Therapy.

Being able to help all people with minor and chronic injuries, it offer a truly stimulating and rewarding life-time career with the greatest potential.

What Do You Think the Answers Are?


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by Mel Cash
Jun 8th, 2017

The Definition of Soft Tissue Therapy


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by Mel Cash
Aug 30th, 2018

Want a Rewarding Lifetime Career Don t Waste Your Time Learning Sports Massage Therapy

What’s wrong with Sports Massage/Therapy?

What’s right with Soft Tissue Therapy?


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by Mel Cash
May 16th, 2017

What Do The Different Qualification Levels in Massage Mean

All awarding bodies (BTEC, ITEC, VTCT, etc) have to use the same criteria when approving qualification Levels.


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by Mel Cash
Jan 10th, 2018

What gives me the greatest satisfaction in my teaching career

  As I approach my 30th year as a teacher, and head of the LSSM and ISRM, I can reflect on a question I have often been asked.


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by Mel Cash
Jul 20th, 2017

What is Scar Tissue

Mel Cash telling everybody: "Do you think you can break Scar Tissue?? Think again!


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by Mel Cash
Nov 24th, 2017

Where do people go to get their chronic backache treated

What the different disciplines offer. 


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