What Are the Pros and Cons of Being a Massage Therapist?

Are you interested in massage therapy as a career? Are you wondering what are the pros and cons of working in this industry daily?

Massage therapy is the manipulation of body tissues [1] using the hands, fingers, elbows, forearms, and feet. Depending on your interest, the pros of massage therapist careers could easily outweigh the cons.

Read “What Is Massage Therapy?” to learn more about the field.

Pros of Massage Therapist Careers

Cons of Massage Therapist Careers

Certain clients may be hard to please, but during training, massage therapists will learn customer service so they are prepared for all types of clients. Each time a massage therapists satisfies a client, they learn more about aiding different individuals and hone both their service and communication skills.

Massage Therapy as a Career Has More Pros than Cons

  • [1] https://www.medicinenet.com/massage_therapy/article.htm

    [2] https://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/massage-therapists.htm#tab-3

    [3] https://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/massage-therapists.htm#tab-6
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