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How to Know if Deep Tissue Massage is Right for You

Sep 19, 2016 Health

Have you ever gone to make an appointment for a massage, and found yourself a little perplexed at the different options available?  Shiatsu?  Hot stone?  Swedish?  What in the world??  We get it.  It can be hard to decipher the difference between massage types, and figure out which is the best one for your body.  Today...

Does Aromatherapy Help With Anxiety?

Sep 14, 2016 Health

  Does Aromatherapy Help With Anxiety?    It’s the obsessive thoughts.  Or the overwhelming worry.  The sweaty hands and heart palpitations, and even the fear of making small talk at a party are often telltale signs.  Even though you haven’t slept well for days, you still feel way too wired to fall asleep. ...

The Importance of Gratitude

Sep 14, 2016 Health

Do you show gratitude to the people around you?  How about your spouse?  Does they know how much you appreciate them?  This Sunday is Wife Appreciation Day, and we thought it timely to discuss just this concept.  How important is it to show your appreciation?  Researchers at the University of...

The Wonderful Benefits of Our Massage Oils

Jul 18, 2016 Health

There are so many aspects of a massage that make it great. There is the calming music, the comfortable massage table, the expertise of your massage therapist, the knowledge that you’re doing great things for your body and mind, and the SMELLS. Whether the scents of the massage oils used by your therapist are noticed by you right away, or they linger...

Top 5 Ways to Avoid Summer Injuries

Jul 3, 2016 Health

Top 5 Ways to Avoid Summer Injuries   We’re talking to you, Weekend Warrior. And you, Vacation Over-Achiever. And even you, Holiday Hiker. You know who you are – the exciting sort who takes advantage of long weekend days and to fulfill your adventurous side. The same one who comes into the office Monday morning a little worse for the...

4 Stretches You Need to Start Doing Today

Jun 14, 2016 Health

You already make regular appointments with your massage therapist because you know that getting massages is great for nearly every part of you. You’ve been feeling better, getting sick less often, and are even sleeping a little better. However, savvy as you are, you might be neglecting to take care of your muscles before, after, and in between massages...

Does Aromatherapy Really Work?

Jun 9, 2016 Health

    So what’s the deal with aromatherapy?  Does aromatherapy actually work? You’ve purchased some lavender-scented hand soap and citrus body lotion, and you’ve notice that certain smells can make you feel relaxed and happy, while others can instantly bring about unpleasant thoughts.  Plus, you know that whether...

5 Ways to Control Blood Pressure Naturally

May 24, 2016 Health

You try to eat natural foods, and you are more aware of what's in every item you buy, so what about your blood pressure medication?  We're happy to report that there are ways to manage your high blood pressure without increasing your medication. In some cases, amid conversations with, and approval from, your doctor, it may be possible to even discontinue...

Why Do I Get Muscle Spasms and How Can I Prevent Them?

May 13, 2016 Health

You’re sleeping soundly when all of a sudden you start dreaming that your leg is being sawed off.  Or that someone very large is stepping on your foot.  Or that several piranhas are feasting on your calf. You wake up with a gasp and realize that you are experiencing a very real, very painful cramp in your leg or foot. The muscles are tense, rock hard, and you...

It’s a Mad, Mad March

Mar 29, 2016 Health

It’s almost spring, and with it comes a beautiful soundtrack of a few more birds in the trees, kids playing in sunny yards and neighborhood sounds of mowers and rakes. And, if you’ve got basketball fans in your house, add to that spring soundtrack hours of TV announcers discussing brackets, fans cheering in packed basketball arenas, and the squeak of players’...

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