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$1,038 per week
Strong

Overview

Massage Therapists perform therapeutic massage and administer body treatments for health, fitness and remedial purposes.

Day-to-day

  • massaging the soft tissues of the body, such as muscles, tendons and ligaments, to assist healing
  • utilising a range of massage techniques to enhance sports performance and prevent injury
  • administering treatments to promote relaxation, improve circulation and relieve muscle tension
  • assessing and treating specific soft tissue dysfunction and providing rehabilitation advice
  • employing other techniques, such as acupressure or Shiatsu, and complementary aids, such as infra-red lamps, wet compresses, ice, essential oils and herbal and mineral therapies, to assist recovery
  • assessing client's physical condition and case history and advising on stretching exercises and relaxation techniques.

Considerations

  • irregular hours.

To become a Massage Therapist

Skills employers are looking for

  • Massage Therapy

  • Communication Skills

  • First Aid

  • Organisational Skills

  • Therapy

  • Customer Service

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