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occupation

a productive or creative activity that serves as one's regular source of livelihood.

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professional

a person who engages in a profession

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professionalism

is the adherence to professional status, methods, standards and character.

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service

something done for another that results in a specific outcome; for example, the car is fixed, the garden is tended, bodily functions are restored and spiritual or life paths are discovered. in return, income is received for that service.

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professional touch

skilled touch delivered to achieve a specific outcome, and the recipient reimburses the professional for service rendered.

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profession

occupation that requires training and specialized study.

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system

a group of interacting elements that functions as a complex whole.

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patterns

created by the replication of structures and functions that entwine and influence eachother.

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therapeutic applications

pertains to healing or curative powers.

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healing

is the restoration of well-being, and therapeutic application promote a healing environment

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massage

Latin: masso "to touch, handle, squeeze or knead"

French: masser "to knead"

Arabic: mass or mass'h
Sanskrit makeh "to press softly"

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touch technique

basis of the therapeutic massage methods. touch is the tool for massage.

13

massage

is the various forms of touch to achieve a specific outcome.

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mechanical touch

used to achieve a specific anatomic or physiologic outcome.

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expressive touch

used to support and convey awareness and empathy for the client as a whole person.