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Perform therapeutic massages of soft tissues and joints. May assist in the assessment of range of motion and muscle strength, or propose client therapy plans.
- The SOC (Standard Occupational Classification) code is 31-9011.00
- The Mean Annual Wage in the U.S. is $ 44,480.00
- The Mean Hourly Wage is $ 21.00
- Currently, there are 95,830 people on this job
☝️ Information based on the reference occupation “Massage Therapists”.
Also Known As…
- Massage Therapists
- Therapeutic Massage Technician
- Registered Massage Therapist
- Medical Massage Therapist
- Massage Therapist
- Licensed Massage Therapist
- Licensed Massage Practitioner (LMP)
- Integrated Deep Tissue Massage Therapist
- Clinical Massage Therapist
- Certified Massage Therapist (CMT)
- Bodywork Therapist
- Swedish Masseuse
- Massage Operator
- Deep Tissue Massage Therapist
Tasks for “Masseur”
- Perform other adjunctive therapies or treatment techniques in addition to massage.
- Develop and propose client treatment plans that specify which types of massage are to be used.
- Use complementary aids, such as infrared lamps, wet compresses, ice, and whirlpool baths to promote clients' recovery, relaxation, and well-being.
- Maintain treatment records.
- Apply finger and hand pressure to specific points of the body.
- Prepare and blend oils and apply the blends to clients' skin.
- Refer clients to other types of therapists when necessary.
- Treat clients in professional settings or travel to clients' offices and homes.
- Assess clients' soft tissue condition, joint quality and function, muscle strength, and range of motion.
- Consult with other health care professionals, such as physiotherapists, chiropractors, physicians, and psychologists, to develop treatment plans for clients.
- Provide clients with guidance and information about techniques for postural improvement and stretching, strengthening, relaxation, and rehabilitative exercises.
- Massage and knead muscles and soft tissues of the body to provide treatment for medical conditions, injuries, or wellness maintenance.
- Confer with clients about their medical histories and problems with stress or pain to determine how massage will be most helpful.
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- Mechanical vibrating massage devices
- Steam cabinets
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- Desktop computers
- Hydrotherapy equipment
- Heat lamps
- Hot packs
- Personal computers
- Treatment tables
- Body lotions
- Portable massage tables
- Bath robes
- Massage stone sets
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