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Dr. Johanna Fricke
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Autism Spectrum Disorder (Definition)

ASD are a spectrum of disorders of varying degrees that are characterized by difficulties in social interaction, verbal and nonverbal communication and repetitive behaviors. Autism statistics from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) identify around 1 in 68 American children as ...Read more


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What are the benefits of a prenatal massage therapist?

What are the benefits of a prenatal massage therapist?

Relaxation...: Any massage therapist can lead to you being more relaxed; which can be beneficial to both mom-to-be; and ease the burdens of the labor process. ...Read more

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How are prenatal massage therapists licensed?

How are prenatal massage therapists licensed?

Read below: Parental massage therapists are regular massage therapists that work with pregnant women primarily. They get their certification through their school and taking boards in their specialty. ...Read more

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What to do if massage therapist & wrists hurt?

What to do if massage therapist & wrists hurt?

Rest, NSAIDs: Tendinitis is common in massage therapists . Icing before and after can help, but topical,NSAIDs like Pennsaid or Voltaren gel are better. Try to,learn different techniques is massage to rest your irritated areas or you will continue to suffer. I am not a fan of injections unless there is a specific joint involved. Stem cell therapies are new and potentially helpful but. Not covered by insurance. ...Read more

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How can I ease my anxiety about seeing a massage therapist?

How can I ease my anxiety about seeing a massage therapist?

Take it slowly: I assume you were referred to a massage therapist, or feel massage would help even though you're anxious about it. (otherwise i'd say just don't go.) like most other therapists, a massage therapist will understand if it's new to you and the idea makes you uncomfortable. Read about massage, and maybe start with a short session, or limit it to parts of your body that don't trigger anxiety. ...Read more

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What is the risk of aquiring it if my massage therapist have hepa? Is sweat capable of transmitting such illness?

What is the risk of aquiring it if my massage therapist have hepa? Is sweat capable of 
transmitting such illness?

Zero: There is zero risk of catching hepatitis A from a massage (mathematically rounding to zero, of course). Life is not about absolutes... the hepatitis A viruses have to get into one's mouth somehow. By remembering that, one should be able to stay worry-free. Also, hepatitis A is not transmitted to other people via the sweat of an infected person. ...Read more

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How can prenatal massage therapists help me?

How can prenatal massage therapists help me?

May help one relax: If a woman had no problems with massage therapy before pregnancy, and felt more relaxed after a massage, then similar massage therapy during pregnancy should help her relax her muscles or help her sleep better. ...Read more

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How to get some massage or longer healthy body at physical therapist ?

Massage Therapy: If you are looking for a massage therapist you can go to the Associated Bodywork & Massage Professionals website search engine. www.abmp.com If you need physical therapy that is a different matter. Be sure to see one. Your doctor can coordinate all of this. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Can a massage therapist actually help someone with chronic pain?

Can a massage therapist actually help someone with chronic pain?

Yes but diagnosis no: Massage can help but it depends on the type of pain and whether it will be responsive to massage. Certain types of chronic muscular pain can be helped like fibromyalgia but other types of chronic pain may not be responsive. Your physician can help guide you. ...Read more

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What does a muscle strength test show from the point of view of massage therapist?

What does a muscle strength test show from the point of view of massage therapist?

Where your knots are: Muscle strength; or lack thereof, will tell your massage therapist where you need "work". He/she can pinpoint where the 'kinks' are; and prescribe an appropriate course of treatment to restore proper muscle function. Enjoy the rub! ...Read more

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Can you please tell me how massage therapist, spa therapist and masseuse/masseur differ?

Can you please tell me how massage therapist, spa therapist and masseuse/masseur differ?

Licensure: Typically the massage therapist, spa therapist or masseuse may be synonyms for the same type of person. Some massage therapists are required to get state licensure to provide this type of service which may distinguish between therapists and masseuse. However typical spa therapists are usually licensed individuals in their respective treatment option. ...Read more

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Can i continue to work as a massage therapist if i dislocated my shoulder today but was able to put it back in?

Can i continue to work as a massage therapist if i dislocated my shoulder today but was able to put it back in?

You can try: But typically after a shoulder dislocation your shoulder will remain painful and weak for a period of time and also be more susceptible to redislocation. I typically tell people to rest it in a sling for a week or so , ice, nsaids, and work on strengthening and pt to prevent reinjury after about 2 weeks most people can start getting back into activity. ...Read more

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I know that having an erectiion occur during massage therapy is common, but can someone tell me how the therapist may feel about it?

Erection: Wrong Time: Hi any professional massage therapist is very aware of this common occurrence and should handle the situation with dignity. In most instances the massage just continues. With repeated massages the novelty wears off a bit and this unexpected erections don't occur as often. Please do not let this worry keep you from this important treatment. ...Read more

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I want to know if there are any massage therapists that are legitimate and qualified to give a penile massage for restrictive tissue. ?

I want to know if there are any massage therapists that are legitimate and qualified to give a penile massage for restrictive tissue.












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Phimosis is the: Name of a condition where an adult male cannot retract his foreskin. Please see your doc who can treat it w/steroid cream. Circumcision is sometimes indicated. Peace and good health. Not sure if this is what you mean but be careful not to get infection or bleeding w/or w/out the intervention of others. ...Read more

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Can a massage therapist help torn tendons/ligaments?

Can a massage therapist help torn tendons/ligaments?

Depends: They may be able to decrease some discomfort, but full tears often of tendons or ligaments usually require surgical repair. Partial or microscopic tears may benefit from massaging the area and stimulating blood flow. ...Read more

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What are the differences between a massage therapist and a chiropractor?

Yes: Vertiver is an essential oil that alone or in combination with other oils could be used to help reduce stress- physical and mental.It is known as the "oil of tranquility". It could be used by inhalation, baths, massages. That is a gentle tool for controlling anger in combination with others- breathing exercises, brisk walking, cognitive behavioral therapy, past life therapy, ... ...Read more

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What can a chiropractor treat that a massage therapist cant?

Malalignment: Well from each point of view(and they each have a distinct one) a chiropractor can treat spinal malalignments; thus relieving muscular 'knots' by promoting 'normal' spinal nerve function. A massage therapist can relieve the same knots but from the soft tissue perspective by working them out. Now each discipline has its' merits and pitfalls so my advice is "let the buyer beware". ...Read more

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How do I know if I should see a massage therapist or a chiropractor?

See an MD: You should not see either of these providers until your issue such as pain or injury, has been evaluated by your family doctor and perhaps an orthopod. Use their recommendation for the next step which is likely to be a physical therapist. Massage therapist provide a gentle comfortable massage. Chiropractors provide a strenuous, sometimes dangerous massage and no cures. ...Read more

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Dr. Johanna Fricke
641 doctors shared insights

Autism (Definition)

A neurodevelopmental disorder affecting three areas: abnormal socialization, communication, and restricted interests with repetitive patterns of behavior. It is usually detected in the first two years of life. Cause is unknown but strong evidence points to an interplay between ...Read more