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
Aug 31st, 2017

Career Success in Soft Tissue Therapy

  • This article describes how good training and experience develops into a successful lifetime career in Soft Tissue Therapy.

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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
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
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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