New research shows that some people are more prone than others to developing chronic widespread pain following a traumatic event. While others have chronic conditions, such as fibromyalgia, that make massage therapy such a valuable treatment option. While pain can't be seen, it is very real to those who have it and can cause great anguish. Treating and providing relief for those in pain is a very rewarding aspect of being a massage therapist.
Many of the WellSpring graduates have found employment within chiropractic offices. This is such a synergistic relationship in the healing of patients with chronic pain. If you are curious about other career options or the fast growth of this field, you can find more information at The Bureau of Labor Statistics.