7 Ways to Improve Energy Using Massage

Massage therapy has been around for centuries. The ancient texts of many languages, including Chinese, Indian, Greek and Egyptian mention it. While the exact roots of massage therapy are unknown, it is known that getting regular massages is beneficial for the recipients. Massage can treat everything from aches and pains, digestive issues, insomnia and more. continue reading »

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5 Reasons You Need Massage Today

The American Massage Therapy Association took a survey recently to find out why people get massage. What they found was that 72 percent of those surveyed claim their primary reason for receiving a massage was because it was medically advised, or to relieve stress. And growing research supports the premise that massage is very effective therapy in this regard, and there are numerous other health benefits to be had as well. Depending on what is needed, a massage can help relieve pain, improve posture, reduce stress and relax muscles.

Here are five reasons why EVERYBODY needs to get a massage: continue reading »

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Why You Need to Get Massage Therapy this Fall

As summer unwinds and fall begins, it’s time for us to allow our bodies to do the same.

Typically, summer is the most active of all seasons. The kids are out of school, vacations are aplenty, the weather is consistently nice and we participate in a many outdoor activities we may not normally do throughout the rest of the year. With all this going on at once, we expend a lot of energy. It isn’t surprising that some of us tend to feel tired by summer’s end. continue reading »

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Myofascial Release

Myofascial release is a great way to restore motion to the body. The term myofascial is a combination of “myo” meaning “muscle” and “fascia” – the soft tissue between your skin and muscle, and surrounding and infusing into the muscles. This soft tissue tends to bunch up and tighten frequently, causing it to lose it pliability, and is usually one of the main reasons our bodies experience stiffness and tension. By massaging the body’s myofascial connective tissues, the therapist can relieve pain from many sources, and restore better range of motion. continue reading »

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Massage Therapy for Back Pain

It’s a fact – almost everyone experiences back pain at some point. Back pain is a nuisance, it can prevent you from doing the things you want to do, and living the way you want to live. continue reading »

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Common Questions About Massage

It’s likely that you, along with most other people, have some questions before you come in for your first massage therapy appointment.

So let’s take a look at 7 of the most frequently asked questions about massage.
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Massage for Ear Pain

Massage therapy is a natural way to help discomfort and pain in your ears that you may be experiencing. A common way for ear pain to occur is from ear infections. Massage is a great technique to reduce the pain from an ear infection. You can visit you local massage therapist who may have many strategies to address ear pain. You can also perform self-massage to experience immediate relief from ear pain and infection. continue reading »

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Massage Therapy for Headaches

Massage is a powerful tool. Having regular massage therapy sessions is a great way to rejuvenate, restore and relax both your body and mind. Certain ailments can respond exceptionally well to massage treatment, and headaches are one of them. continue reading »

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4 Things You Should Know About Getting a Massage

Massage is meant to be therapeutic and relaxing, don’t let it become uncomfortable and unsettling by not doing your research before seeking treatment. Doing your research about your massage therapist and understanding their services sets the right expectation for a good experience. If you arrive to your massage therapist with a good grasp of how they will be assisting you, it will be beneficial for both practitioner and patient. Check out the four things every patient should know about getting a massage before booking an appointment. continue reading »

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At Home Massage Therapy

Did you know, to get a massage you don’t have to go into a massage clinic? Lots of massage practitioners also offer at-home service. Experts have said at-home massage can provide a lot of unique benefits for clients that they can’t receive from a clinic experience. Reasons for this include: being able to feel more comfortable in your own home, not having to drive your vehicle after your massage, experiencing a more personal connection with your therapist and even approaching the massage treatment in a more relaxed manner. continue reading »

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