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Massage for Digestive Issues

Posted on 17 June, 2019 at 16:50 Comments comments (3)

 

Digestive problems can be tough to deal with. Not only does it feel uncomfortable, but depending on the symptoms, may be embarrassing. Add that to the frustration of finding a remedy, and no one is very happy when fighting this particular battle. You may have tried over the counter or even prescription medications, but there is an alternativ...

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Massage and Diabetes

Posted on 17 June, 2019 at 16:45 Comments comments (1)


Did you know that diabetes affects almost 10% of the population? It’s a frustrating condition for many people that can completely alter their day-to-day activities. Every bite of food and any physical activity has to be taken into account.

 

For a general overview, diabetes affects insulin in the body. Insulin is what regulates blood sugar levels s...

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Swedish vs deep tissue

Posted on 1 June, 2019 at 18:20 Comments comments (0)


There is quite a bit of misinformation and confusion around the terms deep tissue massage and Swedish massage. While you may think you know the difference between these two common massage techniques, you may be surprised by the reality of it. When you come to a massage therapist and request a deep tissue massage or Swedish massage, what you think you’re requesting an...

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5 steps to healthier skin

Posted on 1 June, 2019 at 18:20 Comments comments (0)


Did you know that the skin is the largest organ of the body? The truth is, there are so many factors that go into how to improve your skin quality. What you put into your body, how you care for it, the environment that surrounds you, and your stress level all play a part in the condition your skin is in. So, how do we improve the quality of our skin? And we’re not just talking the skin on yo...

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Listening to your body

Posted on 1 June, 2019 at 18:15 Comments comments (0)


The human body to me is such an amazing thing. Not only can it create life, but it can fight off sickness, adapt to its environment, and be molded and formed into what we choose for it. But the most amazing part about the human body to me, is that if you are in tune with your body, it will speak to you. Your body will tell you what it wants or needs and what it doesn’t wan...

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Chronic Pain vs Acute Pain

Posted on 1 June, 2019 at 18:05 Comments comments (0)


Pain is something everyone is well acquainted with. It doesn’t discriminate. No matter who you are, what your ethnicity, or the amount of money you have in your bank account; at some point in your life you will experience pain. The problem is when you experience pain more frequently than normal, and it gets in the way of your daily activities or your quality of life.

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What to expect during your first massage

Posted on 1 June, 2019 at 18:05 Comments comments (0)


For many, massage therapy isn’t really on the radar as part of routine healthcare. It may have just been something that was part of a spa gift certificate the family got mom for Mother’s Day or a splurge before a big event, like a wedding. But the massage industry has only grown over the last several years, and with it, a new public acceptance of massage therapy as part of a...

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What is chair massage?

Posted on 1 June, 2019 at 17:50 Comments comments (0)


Chair massage was introduced in the 1980s, and while it had a slow start, it has since become a staple in the massage profession. You’re now able to stop and get a quick 10 or 15 minute chair massage at a health fair, your local mall, or even the airport. And now you’ll also find therapists performing chair massage in the corporate world. More and more employers are seeing t...

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The what & why of prenatal massage

Posted on 1 June, 2019 at 17:45 Comments comments (0)


Pregnancy can be difficult, physically and emotionally, even in the healthiest of pregnancies. This is a time when a woman’s body is undergoing an enormous amount of stress and change, and a time when self-care is of utmost importance. So why should you get regular massage therapy throughout your pregnancy?

 

Here’s some of the biggest benefits of...

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Pain, injury, & imaging

Posted on 1 June, 2019 at 17:35 Comments comments (0)


Many people would assume that when something hurts there is an injury; and when there is an injury it would be painful. But research and new scientific discoveries are putting a new spotlight on pain and injury, and even the methods we use to diagnose such injuries. While it’s a complex discussion with many facets, let’s keep this brief and simple.

 

Pain is a...

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Can Massage Ease your allergy symptoms?

Posted on 1 June, 2019 at 17:35 Comments comments (0)


Spring is here! The flowers are blooming and life is springing forth all around us. It’s beautiful, but it also means it’s a terrible time of year for those who suffer from seasonal allergies. The constant sneezing, itchy eyes, and congestion…it’s no fun! The FDA estimates that up to 36 million people in the US suffer from seasonal allergies.

 

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The importance of Breath

Posted on 1 June, 2019 at 17:30 Comments comments (0)


We’ve all been breathing since the moment of our birth, but did you know that we’re often doing it wrong? While the way you typically breath will keep you alive, it’s often not as efficient at keeping you at peak performance. That’s because we all leave it up to our unconscious brain to keep up this basic function without thought, which...

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Massage etiquete

Posted on 1 June, 2019 at 17:25 Comments comments (0)


There seems to be a lot of unspoken etiquette involved when receiving a massage. For those who’ve had numerous massages, this may be well understood. However, for those who haven’t received massage regularly, you may feel a bit intimidated or overwhelmed by all the questions running through your head about it all.

 

So, instead of leaving these to b...

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Why is an intake form necessary

Posted on 1 June, 2019 at 17:20 Comments comments (0)


For many, the idea of massage as healthcare is still a foreign concept, so often it’s not understood why massage therapists require all clients to fill out a health/intake form. However, this is a very important part of how we assess your needs for the session.

 

While these forms provide us with the obvious contact information so we can get in touch if needed...

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The Science behind post-workout massage

Posted on 1 June, 2019 at 17:20 Comments comments (0)


While many people think of massage as just a feel-good sort of luxury, there are actually numerous health benefits, one of the many being post-workout recovery. Massage therapy has long been used as a recovery method for athletes, but there was little science to support it. While many athletes have known for years that massage can help to reduce soreness after an intense workou...

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Think you need to stretch your back?

Posted on 1 June, 2019 at 17:15 Comments comments (0)


When your back is hurting, it’s common practice to stretch it. That usually means bending forward at the hips and allowing the low back muscles to stretch a bit. This can also help to stretch out the hamstrings, calves, and with the right arm position, the shoulders and upper back as well. But what if this sort of stretching is actually doing more harm than good?

 

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Massage and Chronic Pain

Posted on 1 June, 2019 at 17:05 Comments comments (0)


Millions of people throughout the world battle chronic pain. While many think of it as just some mild achyness or soreness somewhere that comes and goes on a regular basis, those who live with it every day know it is far more than that. The pain can be debilitating and can take a toll on many other aspects of life.


People can experience a widespread pain ...

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Massage and cancer

Posted on 1 June, 2019 at 17:00 Comments comments (0)



A cancer diagnosis is scary. There’s no other way to say it. And the treatments can sometimes be as scary as the disease itself. Chemo, radiation, and surgeries can have intense side effects, some that last a lifetime.


Many cancer patients experience:


nausea

fatigue

pain

anxiety

depression

poor sleep

One aide in this i...

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Massage and Depression

Posted on 1 June, 2019 at 16:55 Comments comments (0)



Depression is an all-too-common struggle for people all over the globe. According to the World Health Organization, it’s estimated that 350 million people suffer from depression. While there are many treatment options, one you may not have thought of is massage therapy. Massage can decrease muscle tension and ease some of the daily physical stress you may pu...

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7 steps to keep you feeling great between massages

Posted on 1 June, 2019 at 16:55 Comments comments (0)


While massage therapy can have benefits that last days or weeks at a time, that doesn’t mean you can neglect your body every day in between appointments. To help the effects of your massage last longer and simply to feel better, you’ll need to practice some self-care. Massage therapy is not a luxury, nor is it selfish to receive. Daily self-care is no different.


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