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Dealing with Rotator Cuff Injuries

  Dealing with Rotator Cuff Injuries You’ve been doing Olympic lifting for a while. Or stocking tall shelves. Or cheerleading, throwing your partners overhead. Everything was great! Until suddenly, it wasn’t. Ice and ibuprofen didn’t quite do the trick, so you visited the doctor. And lo and behold, you’ve got a rotator cuff injury and…

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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 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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What Is Orthopedic Massage?

Orthopedic Massage Orthopedic massage uses anatomical science and a variety of body manipulation techniques to create measurable, meaningful impact in clients. It can be an excellent complementary treatment to physician or surgical care and physical therapy. What Is Orthopedic Massage? Orthopedic surgeons correct skeletal deformities and injuries. Orthopedic massage therapists use alignment and release techniques to help clients recover…

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Trigger Point Therapy Myofacial Therapy

Trigger Point Therapy – Myofacial Therapy?   What is Trigger Point Massage Therapy? A trigger point is a tight area within muscle tissue that causes pain locally and in other parts of the body. A trigger point in the back, for example, may reduce referral pain in the neck. The neck, now acting as a satellite…

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What is Medical Massage Therapy

Medical Massage is result oriented and the treatment is specifically directed to resolve conditions that have been diagnosed by a Physician. The therapist may use a variety of modalities or procedures during the treatment, but will focus the Medical Massage treatment only on the areas of the body related to the diagnosis and prescription. The…

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What is Hot Stone Massage

Hot Stone Massage Hot stone massage bears many similarities to Swedish massage, which is one of the most popular types of bodywork. For this technique, massage therapists put warmed stones on their clients’ bodies to relax muscles and soft tissues before (or after) a massage. You can enjoy the relaxing feel of the warm stones…

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