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Massage from Around the World

Tara Matthew Oct 24, 2018 Health

Since Massage is practiced all around the world, every type of massage offers different historical and cultural experiences.

Depending on WHERE you are having your massage, the therapist may not just use their hands, fingers, and forearms.  It is also common practice in some cultures to use their knees and feet, as well as use a range of equipment that might seem unfamiliar or even strange.

Five Ways to Manage Pain

Marketing Coordinator Sep 28, 2018 Health

Since September is Pain Management Awareness Month, we couldn’t let the month end without talking about this topic.  It can be hard to believe but according to the National Institute of Health, pain affects more people than diabetes, heart disease, and cancer combined.  We must wonder what the best natural ways to manage pain are. Here are five steps to help manage...

Should I come in for a massage when I’m sick?

Sep 25, 2018 Health

Should I come in for a massage when I’m sick? That’s a good question. When you’re feeling sick and achy it might sound like a great idea to come in for a nice warm massage and have your aches and pains soothed by healing hands. In reality, it’s actually never a good idea to come in for a massage when you’re sick! Let’s discuss why. “Massage...

Winter Issue Body Sense Magazine

Jan 5, 2017 Health

Dear clients, We want to thank you for your business by sharing this complimentary issue of Body Sense magazine: http://www.bodysensemagazinedigital.com/i/765813-winter-2016 Body Sense provides valuable information about how to make massage and bodywork a healthy part of your lifestyle. In this issue, we created a flowchart and glossary...

How Massage Can Reduce Cancer Pain and Anxiety [Everyday Health]

Jun 24, 2015 Health

Click here to read the original article Author: Karen Appold Having cancer and receiving treatment for it can be overwhelming, physically and emotionally. But the soothing effects of massage therapy may provide the exact comfort you need — improving sleep, boosting your immune system, and relieving anxiety, stress, tension, pain, and fatigue. A meta-analysis published...

5 Summer Recipes for Healthy Skin

May 26, 2015 Health

Summer is fast approaching, and I am sure you have outdoor fun planned.  Protecting your skin is more important than ever. Sunscreen adds protection from the outside in, but what about the inside out? Did you know that there are certain foods and vitamins that can help protect your skin from the inside out? Here are five recipes that will help provide protection as well...

Benefits of Massage for Men [Men's Health]

May 15, 2015 Health

Reposted from menshealth.com Click here to read the original article. Massages are more than just indulgences. They're proven health and mood treatments. Here's how massage can benefit you: Neck Pain Ten neck massages over 10 weeks. Sound good? People with chronic neck pain reported a 55 percent improvement after this regimen, according to a 2009 study in the...

6 Ways to Incorporate Wellness Into Your Next Trip [Huffington Post]

Apr 10, 2015 Health

By Ed Hewitt, Features Editor of IndependentTraveler.com Click to read original article  The expanding concept of "wellness travel" has come to include not only incorporating (or just keeping up with) fitness goals in your travel, but also things like healthy eating habits, learning wholesome cooking methods, slowing down, and participating in other potentially...

Sports Massage: The Whys, the Hows, and the How Often [Portland Monthly Mag]

Mar 13, 2015 Health

Click here to read the original article. Author: Mary Kibbe [ reposted from http://www.portlandmonthlymag.com/] Sports massage can speed recovery time, prevent injury, and reduce pain—but is it for everyone? Spring is right around the corner, and in many ways it’s already here. The Magnolia trees are in bloom, Portland has felt the warmth of a seventy-degree...

4 Ways Massage Therapy Benefits Runners [Competitor.com]

Feb 13, 2015 Health

Click here to read the original article. Author: Trisha Haws, LMT, LST [Reposted from competitor.com]   Whether you run for fun, competition or stress relief, here are four ways massage therapy can significantly improve your running potential: 1. Reduced Muscle Pain and Fatigue When you have started a new training program, increased the intensity of your...

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