Archive for May 2018

Massage Therapy Helps Relieve Stress

Massage Therapy helps relieve stress. Stress relief is one of the first benefits that come to mind when thinking of massage therapy. It’s also a key component for anyone trying to achieve a healthier lifestyle. Clinical studies show that even a single 1 60 minute session can significantly lower heart rate, cortisol levels and insulin…

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Massage Therapy Helps Manage Your Pain.

Massage Therapy Helps Manage Your Pain. A growing body of research shows massage therapy can be an effective part of pain relief and management.  This research data, and the experience of physicians, massage therapists and patients, should encourage pain specialists to consider incorporating massage therapy into their pain management programs. The effectiveness of massage lies…

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Massage therapy and Wellness Massages Lowers Blood Pressure.

Massage therapy and Wellness massages lowers blood pressure.   High blood pressure has more misconceptions than nearly any other medical condition. Here are some common misconceptions according to the American Heart Association: Myth: You don’t need to have your high blood pressure checked until you reach middle age. Fact: Children as young as six can have high…

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Massage Therapy Encourages Relaxation

Massage Therapy Encourages Relaxation The body can create an unhealthy buildup of hormones when we’re  stressed out stuck in traffic, too many meetings, and work deadlines not to mention family responsibly. Pent-up levels of the “stress hormone” cortisol which can lead to headaches, sleeplessness, and even digestive problems just to mention a few. Enter massage…

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Massage Therapy Relieves Tension Headaches

Massage Therapy Relieves Tension Headaches It’s no wonder why so many people want to know how to relieve tension headaches. In the United States alone, more than 60% of the 45 million Americans who suffer from chronic headaches suffer from migraines. The disorder can be debilitating and typically results from high stress levels and/or lack…

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Massage Therapy Relaxes Muscles

Massage Therapy Relaxes Muscles We’ve all suffered from the soreness associated with an overly exuberant exercise session. But did you know that most Americans experience neck, back and muscle pain from another less-strenuous activity? Surprisingly, it’s sitting. Chronic back pain, which is the second most common cause of disability and a top reason for missing…

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Massage therapy and Wellness massage improves flexibility and range of motion.

Massage therapy and wellness massage improves flexibility and range of motion. Massage therapy is a beneficial treatment for maintaining and improving flexibility and motion. By working on muscles, connective tissues, tendons, ligaments, and joints, regular massage can improve your flexibility and range of motion, keeping your joints more fluid and making them less injury prone.…

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What is Sports Massage

Sports Massage Sports massage is primarily accessed by athletes, but some practitioners offer it for non-athletes too. It can be applied pre-event to help prevent injury and encourage healing, post-event for recovery, and during training to optimize performance. It can be useful to prepare athletes for their warm-ups, to increase circulation and flexibility to enhance…

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What is Rolfing

Rolfing Not for the faint of heart, Rolfing sessions can be intense but also rewarding. This increasingly popular style of deep tissue massage and postural alignment may be useful for treating a variety of conditions, including chronic pain and emotional issues. What Is Rolfing? Rolfing (also referred to as “structural integration”) gets its name from…

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History of Massage Therapy

History of Massage Therapy: Massage therapy is a holistic, drug-free healing art that combines the scientific approach used in the west with the intuitive and energy-based approach of eastern cultures. It uses the physical touch, pressure, stretching and other methods and tools, to restore balance and a feeling of well-being to the recipients. Massage is…

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