massage therapist


plural massage therapists
: a person who practices massage therapy : a trained individual who is licensed or certified to therapeutically manipulate the muscles and other soft tissues of the body using one or both hands or an instrument
Claire, a licensed massage therapist, has written a complete guide to assessing a wide range of therapeutic practices, from deep muscle to gentle touch.Library Journal

Examples of massage therapist in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Inside His Life in Prison Amid L.A. Innocence Project Case Scott became a person of interest when massage therapist Amber Frey came forward in Jan. 2003 saying she had been romantically involved with him for a month before Laci vanished. Kc Baker, Peoplemag, 30 May 2024 Wettstein, who compared being in the chorus to a big hug, works as a massage therapist, yoga instructor and personal trainer, and leads a brief yoga session in the church gymnasium before rehearsals. Abigail Gruskin, Baltimore Sun, 12 Apr. 2024 The massage therapist will administer one session per month. Charna Flam, Peoplemag, 8 May 2024 Your health care provider may be able to recommend a qualified massage therapist in your area. Tiffany Eve Lawrence, Parents, 3 May 2024 So, in addition to selling things like lotions and pet accessories and jewelry and home decor, MOC BOD also subleases space inside to a tattoo artist (Tay Johnson), a hair stylist/barber (Meagan Kramer) a massage therapist (Arlene Williams) and, as of this weekend, a tailor (Rebecca Hernandez). David Hudnall, Kansas City Star, 10 Apr. 2024 The officers confronted McClain, a massage therapist, musician and animal lover, who was walking home from a convenience store carrying a plastic bag with iced tea. Emma Tucker, CNN, 1 Mar. 2024 Even in the last episode, Larry is accused of asking Cheryl’s massage therapist for a happy ending. Ethan Shanfeld, Variety, 4 Apr. 2024 Croft sued him in January, claiming she had been hired to serve as a massage therapist for Glenn Frey during the 2013 tour, on which Dolan’s band (JD & The Straight Shot) opened for Eagles. Bill Donahue, Billboard, 27 Mar. 2024

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Word History

First Known Use

1915, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of massage therapist was in 1915

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“Massage therapist.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Jun. 2024.

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