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Massage and Men: Benefits of Relaxation for Working, Active Men

Steve Hedrick Apr 30, 2015 Our Studio

A short time ago, massage wasn’t all that popular among men. Perhaps it was because it was only in spas that targeted women. "While the men played golf, women went for a massage." Now, there’s been a significant change in the industry and among men. Now through the popularity of massage and more education among men, more men are seeking therapeutic massage. If you’ve thought about it, but haven’t quite pulled the trigger, there are many reasons why a massage is beneficial for men. 

Get Out, Get Active, Get a Massage This Spring

Steve Hedrick Mar 30, 2015 Our Studio

As spring approaches, we’re all starting to think about getting outside and enjoying the many opportunities to exercise. Spring also represents a wake-up call for our bodies; it is time to come out of hibernation and start exercising again. As you begin to get active, it is important to incorporate a therapeutic massage into your training plans.

The Importance of Massage for Improving Heart Health

Steve Hedrick Feb 17, 2015 Our Studio

February is American Heart Month and the time when we pay extra attention to our heart health. In addition to regular exercise, did you know that a regular therapeutic massage can be very beneficial for your heart and circulatory system? 

 

Resolve for More Downtime in the New Year

Steve Hedrick Jan 13, 2015 Our Studio

The New Year can bring a season of new opportunities, potential and accomplishments. But, it also can bring an overload of scheduling conflicts, responsibilities and becoming overwhelmed. To keep from stretching yourself too thin, it can be beneficial to focus on including regular downtime into your routine. Elements Massage suggests the following tips to help you easily incorporate daily time to unwind both mentally and physically.

 

Avoid Winter Sickness: Tips to Boost Your Immune System

Steve Hedrick Dec 15, 2014 Our Studio

As the season’s sounds of sniffling, sneezing, coughing and congestion come into full harmony this time of year, thoughts of constant sanitizing, washing hands and avoiding germ exposure may be filling your head. To help minimize the effects of the dreaded winter cold and flu season, Elements Massage suggests the following tips to help boost your immune system.

 

Ease Fibromyalgia Pain with Massage

Steve Hedrick Nov 3, 2014 Our Studio

It has been called an “invisible disease” because it cannot be diagnosed through blood tests or x-rays, and for years, some doctors have dismissed it as a psychosomatic disorder that exists solely in the minds of the (primarily female) patients who suffer from it. But for the nearly six million Americans who live with the often debilitating symptoms of fibromyalgia, the pain is no illusion. Fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS) is a musculoskeletal condition characterized by chronic muscle pain, stiffness, fatigue, depression, and frustrating cognitive difficulties referred to collectively as “fibro fog.” Studies indicate that up to 75 percent of fibromyalgia patients turn to massage therapy as a means of coping with their symptoms, and scientific research explains the relief that massage brings them.

Massage 101: Ten Tips for getting the Best Massage

Steve Hedrick Oct 8, 2014 Our Studio

When you make a commitment to routine massage therapy sessions, you’re committing to a lifestyle that is focused on overall health and wellness. To make sure that you’re getting the best massage every time, Elements Massage suggests adopting the following top ten tips to enhance your massage therapy experience.

Five Tips to Continue Feeling Great After Your Massage

Steve Hedrick Sep 17, 2014 Our Studio

Receiving a great massage that relaxes your mind, relieves tension from your muscles and rejuvenates your soul can have a lasting effect on your mind and body’s well-being. But, to continue getting the most out of your great massage experience well beyond your session, it can be helpful to adopt some of the following post-massage healthy habits.

 

Acupressure and Massage can Help Relieve Pain, Promote Healing and Restore Balance

Steve Hedrick Sep 3, 2014 Our Studio

From work to family, friends, obligations and society, pressure can be found in all areas of your life. But, not all pressure has to stress you out or weigh you down emotionally. One pressure in particular, acupressure, actually is believed to do the exact opposite. With origins from traditional Chinese medicine, this type of bodywork therapy is most commonly used to release tension and restore energy balance from within the body.

 

Massage Provides Pain Relief for Common Allergy Symptoms

Steve Hedrick Aug 15, 2014 Our Studio

When the seasons change and your eyes become puffy, your nose fills with congestion and you’re plagued with sneezing, coughing and headaches, your first response to these common allergy season symptoms may be to reach for over-the-counter antihistamine or steroid medications. But, if you’d rather find comfort taking a non-medication route, then turning to massage may prove to help you find relief and reprieve from the uncomfortable side effects associated with allergies.

 

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