MASSAGE MESSAGE MAGAZINE

The Massage Message is published bi-monthly by the Florida State Massage Therapy Association, Inc., a not-for-profit organization.  Every issue provides our readers with a variety of quality articles covering information related to: Conditions, Techniques, Business, Research, Muscle Review, Aromatherapy Review, Self Care, Wellness, Successful Start-Student-School Spotlights, News From Around The State and more.

HOW TO SUBMIT AN ARTICLE FOR PUBLICATION

 If you are interested in submitting an article to be published please review the publication topic guide for each issue below.  Articles may be submitted related to the treatment, technique, modality or business topic listed for each issue.  All submitted articles will be considered, but the editor and FSMTA do not guarantee they will be printed.  Articles should be educational in nature, designed to be informative, and related to the massage profession.  Articles should be no longer than 750 words with photos, and 1,500 words if text only.

The FSMTA reserves the right to edit, accept or reject any material submitted for publication. Contributors to the Massage Message are solely responsible for the statements they make in the magazine.  Contents of submissions do not reflect the opinion of the FSMTA.  Should the Massage Message choose to publish a submission, the editor reserves all rights to edit content and placement.

 Articles and advertisements appearing in the publication do not imply endorsement of individuals, companies, products or services by the FSMTA.

 Please submit your article in advance for review and publishing consideration. All articles should be sent to:  Article@FSMTA.org

2014 PUBLICATION TOPIC GUIDE

JANUARY/FEBRUARY ISSUE:

Deadline:  November 15, 2013

Treatment for:  Cervical and Circulatory issues 

Techniques/Modalities: Neuromuscular, Lava Shells, Lomi  Lomi

Business: Practice Management, Posture Assessments, Documentation & Charting

Muscle Review:  Anterior Scalenes

Aromatherapy Oil: Geranium

MARCH/APRIL ISSUE:

Deadline:  January 15, 2014

Treatment for:  Stress, Foot Conditions, Ankle Injuries  

Techniques/Modalities:   Reflexology,  Shiatsu, Stone Massage, Spa Treatments

Business: Time Management, Social Networking

Muscle Review:  Flexor Digiti Minimi Brevis

Aromatherapy Oil: Fragonia

MAY/JUNE ISSUE:

 Deadline March 15, 2014

Treatment for:  Arthritis, High Blood Pressure, Chronic Fatigue, Fibromyalgia, Headaches

Techniques/Modalities: Deep Tissue Massage, Infant Massage, Aquatic Therapies, Contrast Therapy, Sound Therapy

Business:  Marketing -General

Muscle Review:  Sternocleidomastoid

Aromatherapy Oil:  Ylang Ylang

JULY/AUGUST ISSUE:

Deadline:  May 15, 2014

Treatment for:  Pain-acute, Back Pain, Immune System

Technique/Modalities: Orthopedic Massage, Trigger Point Therapy, Manual Lymphatic Massage,  Energy Therapies

Business:  Marketing- Retail sales/Internet Marketing

Muscle Review: Latissimus Dorsi

Aromatherapy Oil:  Grapefruit

SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER ISSUE: 

Deadline: July 15, 2014

Treatment for:  Frozen Shoulder, Chronic Pain

Technique/Modalities: Medical Massage, Myoskeletal Alignment Technique, Sports Massage, Massage Cupping

Business: Marketing for the Holidays

Muscle Review: Supraspinatus

Aromatherapy: May Chang

NOVEMBER/DECEMBER ISSUE: 

Deadline: September 15, 2014

Treatment for: Neuropathy, Diabetes, Carpal Tunnel

Technique/Modalities: Wellness Massage, Oncology Massage, Elder Massage

Business: Marketing Gift Certificates, Taxes, Goal Setting

Muscle Review:  Pronator Quadratus

Aromatherapy Oil:  Fir

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