Massage Therapist/ Practitioner
Colette Lassalle works as a massage therapist in Bristol. She arrived in the UK at the age of 17 with just £10, worked in hotels then travelled around the world until her late twenties when she decided to return to higher education. She then entered teaching by default, and after finding this did not make her happy, she decided to follow her interest in massage.
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The UK average salary is £28,758
There are 37.5 hours in the average working week
The UK workforce is 47% female and 53% male
- Prescribes diet therapy and gives advice to patients, health care professionals and the public on dietetic and nutritional matters for those with special dietary requirements or to prevent illness amongst the general population;
- Diagnoses and treats disorders of vision and eye movements, monitors subsequent progress and recommends further optical, pharmacological or surgical treatment as required;
- Manipulates and massages patient to discover the cause of pain, relieve discomfort, restore function and mobility and to correct irregularities in body structure;
- Adopts a holistic approach in assessing the overall health of the patient, and treats by inserting needles under the skin at particular locations according to the disorder being treated;
- Administers aromatic herbs and oils and massage to relieve pain and restore health;
- Assesses and provides treatment for people with mental disabilities, or those suffering with mental illness, stress, and emotional and relationship problems;
- Diagnoses and treats behavioural problems in animals.
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