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The Best Alternative Therapies

Alyssa Shaffer (fitnessmagazine.com) Jun 30, 2015 Our Studio

Americans are trying nontraditional medicine in record numbers. Here's what will work for you.

Incorporate Massage into Your Summer Beauty and Wellness Routine

Jun 23, 2015 Our Studio

Everyone knows that regular massages can help reduce stress and relieve pain.  But many do not know that massage has beauty benefits, too.

Massage Therapy May Ease Pain and Improve Mood in Advanced Cancer Patients

US Department of Health and Human Services Jun 16, 2015 Our Studio

People with advanced cancer often experience pain that causes physical and emotional distress, which leads to a decrease in functional ability and quality of life. Symptom relief is an important part of end-of-life care, and small studies have suggested that massage therapy may benefit people with advanced cancer.

The Naked Truth About Women and Pain: Finding the Right Treatment

By Beth Howard (fitnessmagazine.com) Jun 9, 2015 Our Studio

From migraines to backache, millions of women suffer from chronic pain. If you're one of them, these 11 treatments can bring relief.

Massage Therapy for Health Purposes: What You Need To Know

US Department of Health and Human Services Jun 2, 2015 Our Studio

 

What’s the Bottom Line?

How much do we know about massage?

A lot of research on the effects of massage therapy has been carried out.

What do we know about the effectiveness of massage?

While often preliminary or conflicting, there is scientific evidence that massage may help with back pain and may improve quality of life for people with depression, cancer, and HIV/AIDS.

What do we know about the safety of massage?

Massage therapy appears to have few risks if it is used appropriately and provided by a trained massage professional.

History of Massage Therapy

Staff Writter (naturalhealers.com) May 26, 2015 Our Studio

Learn how massage therapy has evolved over 5,000 years.

Deep Tissue Massage

Cathy Wong, ND, Alternative Medicine Expert (about.com) May 19, 2015 Our Studio

Benefits plus tips to get the most out of your deep tissue massage.

Study Examines the Effects of Swedish Massage Therapy on Hormones, Immune Function

US Department of Health & Human Services May 12, 2015 Our Studio

A recent study published in The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine examined the effects of one session of Swedish massage therapy—a form of massage using long strokes, kneading, deep circular movements, vibration, and tapping—on the body's hormonal response and immune function.

7 Common Causes of Back Pain and Easy Solutions

By Jeannette Moninger (fitnessmagazine.com) May 5, 2015 Our Studio

Are you in a world of pain? You're not alone. Four in five people suffer from an achy, breaky back. Here are the surprising culprits and how to feel better fast.

What's the Difference Between All These Types of Massages?

Melanie Pinola (lifehacker.com) Apr 28, 2015 Our Studio

 good massage is truly a treat and offers many health benefits, but as you've noted, massage places tend to offer lots of options on their services menus. In fact, there are over 200 different massage techniques and types, all treating different needs and providing various benefits. Let's break it down. Here are six of the most popular types of massages and when you might want to choose them.

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