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by makingachange
Tue Nov 25, 2008 6:28 am
Forum: Injury - Illness - Pathology - Procedure
Topic: coccyx pain when standing
Replies: 19
Views: 9620

thanks, barbara. i checked his site but there are no practitioners around me. msybe that's a sign that i should get the training!
by makingachange
Mon Nov 24, 2008 8:41 am
Forum: Injury - Illness - Pathology - Procedure
Topic: coccyx pain when standing
Replies: 19
Views: 9620

Timedess wrote:Have you tried Kegels? I hope your appointment goes well- please let us know.
yes - and holy COW do those hurt!
by makingachange
Mon Nov 24, 2008 8:18 am
Forum: Injury - Illness - Pathology - Procedure
Topic: coccyx pain when standing
Replies: 19
Views: 9620

thanks, guys! i do have a cst therapist nearby and am trying to get in with her asap. no injury that i can think of. all i can figure out is that i've really let myself go over the past several months - i am not in good shape at all. i think that my pelvic floor muscles suffered and that was what le...
by makingachange
Mon Nov 24, 2008 8:14 am
Forum: Website Ideas, Software & Technical Information
Topic: ConstantContact or other E-mail Contact sites
Replies: 20
Views: 4947

i second df -

i use cc and love it! love the reporting features and love the gazillions of different formats that i can use. it's so easy a monkey can do it!
by makingachange
Fri Nov 21, 2008 7:37 am
Forum: Injury - Illness - Pathology - Procedure
Topic: coccyx pain when standing
Replies: 19
Views: 9620

coccyx pain when standing

for about three weeks now, i have had the most ridiculous pressur/pain at the very tip of my coccyx everytime i stand. so much so that i make sure to stand up when no one can see me.

any thoughts? i have an appt with ortho on 12/9

thanks
amanda
by makingachange
Tue Nov 04, 2008 7:30 am
Forum: Business Issues & Marketing Discussion
Topic: What should I do with a vacant room?
Replies: 14
Views: 2561

makingachange, how did your forays into complimentary therapies in your space go? not well! but that was here. i've sinced downsized my practice and am back to one other mt besides me. the woman i started the business with. for us, for this area, getting back to our roots was the way to go. good lu...
by makingachange
Mon Nov 03, 2008 9:29 am
Forum: Business Issues & Marketing Discussion
Topic: What should I do with a vacant room?
Replies: 14
Views: 2561

:iagree: congratulations on that! i've tried comp. therapies in my center as well. we had a personal coach (louise hay materials), psychologist, homeopathic pet practitioner, pranic healing person. bringing in a reflexologist would be wonderful! there are lots of options out there. but it can be tri...
by makingachange
Tue Oct 28, 2008 7:07 am
Forum: Reflexology Business, Marketing, Products & Ethics
Topic: Offering a 30 minute session for cold and flu season
Replies: 17
Views: 9599

what a terrific idea! i agree with r&r's statements, and your answers would apply to me as well. i've not offered a 30 minute session before, and to be honest it's because i much prefer to work longer than that. but given the state of things, i am seeing more people ask about shorter sesions. ... i ...
by makingachange
Sun Oct 26, 2008 4:42 pm
Forum: News & Troubleshooting
Topic: Unable to post (topics or PMs)from Smartphone [BlackJack II]
Replies: 5
Views: 4104

My blackjack was inconsistent in working w bwol too. Hope you have better luck than I did!

Amanda
by makingachange
Fri Oct 24, 2008 2:28 pm
Forum: Business Issues & Marketing Discussion
Topic: E-newsletter exchange
Replies: 15
Views: 4396

i get ideas from the article resources at www.massagetherapy. com

an exchange is a great idea though! how do we get started?
amanda
by makingachange
Fri Oct 24, 2008 2:20 pm
Forum: Business Issues & Marketing Discussion
Topic: Economy hitting me very hard...question...
Replies: 54
Views: 10876

:iagree: things are tough here. a couple of weeks ago i significantly downsized my practice. cut my expenses by about $1k/month. the revolving door of employees was frustrating, especially when i tallied up how much money i'd spent on them and how little i had to show for it. so we've gone from 1600...
by makingachange
Thu Oct 23, 2008 2:09 pm
Forum: Referrals Needed
Topic: Madrid, Spain
Replies: 3
Views: 1726

is it still needed? my sil lives outside madrid and has a regular MT.
by makingachange
Wed Oct 01, 2008 7:35 am
Forum: Business/Practice Ethics, Conduct Issues & Questionable Dilemmas
Topic: How's this for a nastygram?
Replies: 9
Views: 1915

i think it's perfect as-is. and very well worded!

:smt038
by makingachange
Mon Sep 29, 2008 2:11 pm
Forum: Reflexology Techniques and Other Thoughts
Topic: pitted edema, kidney reflex and my dad
Replies: 5
Views: 2189

homework, no kidding... i found a quan yin magnet that i taped to the bottom of his foot at the reflex all night That's a neat idea. Just brainstorming here but what about magnets on the kidney meridians? Or those KHT pellets if the magnets are too strong? Can he work on his kidney reflexes in the ...
by makingachange
Mon Sep 29, 2008 12:28 pm
Forum: Reflexology Techniques and Other Thoughts
Topic: pitted edema, kidney reflex and my dad
Replies: 5
Views: 2189

homework, no kidding... i found a quan yin magnet that i taped to the bottom of his foot at the reflex all night! i'm sure that had something to do with it as well. he is working on elevating every night, but he can't during the day.

we'll see how it keeps going!
by makingachange
Mon Sep 29, 2008 6:46 am
Forum: Reflexology Techniques and Other Thoughts
Topic: pitted edema, kidney reflex and my dad
Replies: 5
Views: 2189

pitted edema, kidney reflex and my dad

saturday my parents told me that my dad's feet have been "swelling and that when you touch them the dent stays". he has prostate issues but no other health conditions that i know of. so saturday night i saw how swollen his ankles were, propped him up, off with his shoes and man - it was pretty bad. ...
by makingachange
Sat Sep 27, 2008 5:38 am
Forum: Reflexology Techniques and Other Thoughts
Topic: Transferring UK qualifications to US
Replies: 4
Views: 1604

i'd love to have you in the southeast! here in AL, reflexology is governed under massage therapy. way back before there was massage legislation, you had to register with vice. there was a loop hole that if you were a minister you could practice. lots of people went that route so that they could offe...
by makingachange
Sat Sep 27, 2008 5:35 am
Forum: Reflexology Techniques and Other Thoughts
Topic: Should Reflexology Hurt?
Replies: 12
Views: 8843

I agree with these! Once I had a treatment with someone who believed that it should hurt. I was so uncomfortable when receiving it was not even funny. I have had several clients who were unsure about receiving reflexology because their first experience was so painful. They were happy when they left...
by makingachange
Sat Sep 27, 2008 5:33 am
Forum: Business Issues & Marketing Discussion
Topic: The Economy, Anyone Worried?
Replies: 82
Views: 25811

things have started picking back up for me too. i guess i've been in long enough that i'm learning when to take off, when to slow down and when to step up. for some reason it's feasting season this week where last month i had two weeks of famine. of course, we all wish it would balance out, but i'm ...
by makingachange
Wed Sep 17, 2008 5:33 pm
Forum: Massage & Holistic Therapies (Techniques, Modalities, etc.)
Topic: child/no sense of smell
Replies: 48
Views: 18356

thanks a million.
you guys are great!
by makingachange
Wed Sep 17, 2008 12:55 pm
Forum: Massage & Holistic Therapies (Techniques, Modalities, etc.)
Topic: child/no sense of smell
Replies: 48
Views: 18356

sorry i've been scarce. we're dealing with pediatric bipolar disorder.

amanda
by makingachange
Mon Sep 08, 2008 6:24 pm
Forum: Spa Techniques
Topic: What Spa Treatment is selling best for you?
Replies: 14
Views: 6309

shiva, i've so been wanting to do shirodhara for years now. but without shower facilities, i wonder if it will be accepted.

amanda
by makingachange
Fri Sep 05, 2008 5:59 pm
Forum: Business Issues & Marketing Discussion
Topic: AMTA email about playing music in your massage room
Replies: 44
Views: 12268

as the wife of a musician, i understand ascap, bmi & sesac - not to mention, that this is the law. they are protecting the talent and product of their musicians. just like we would protect our employees.
by makingachange
Wed Aug 27, 2008 5:48 am
Forum: Off the Table Topics
Topic: Midwife appointment today
Replies: 11
Views: 1335

I am so glad I read this ~ you definitely made my night. :smt034 "Dear Micah ~ won't you come out to play. Dear Micah, it's a brand new day. The sun is out, the sky is blue, it's beautiful and so are you. Dear Micah ~ won't you come out to play...?" Thinking birthing thoughts, lol ~ best wishes, An...
by makingachange
Tue Aug 26, 2008 6:42 pm
Forum: Off the Table Topics
Topic: What's your dog's name?
Replies: 41
Views: 12783

Maia

Morella

Bongo

Brandy (as in Mandy's Brandy)

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