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For many people, the winter months are more difficult to get through than other times of the year. With shorter days, less sunlight, colder temperatures, inclement weather and less social interaction, people tend to become depressed as the season of winter approaches. Just like our wild cousins, winter is often a time of hibernation and rejuvenation. But there are ways
By: Kim M. Filkins, L.Ac.
There are many different types of massage. And each type has a specific purpose and benefits that are unique. While every massage can be relaxing and relieve pain and tension in the body, some of the forms of massage go even deeper than that. Lymphatic drainage massage is one example of a specialized massage technique
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.
Massage therapy can help influence a wide variety of annoying ailments and injuries. High blood pressure or hypertension is just one of the many conditions for which regular massage therapy sessions is greatly beneficial. Here are five reasons why it is important to use massage therapy to help your high blood pressure problems today.
While many people seek massage for its relaxing benefits, it can also prove useful as a post-workout remedy – whether you exercise moderately or if you do heavy-duty bodybuilding, or work out at any level along the spectrum. To learn more about massage therapy and the benefits it offers after working out, keep reading.
When you work out
Does your job require you sit at a desk for all or most of the workday? It is not uncommon for those with desk jobs to experience chronic back pain, circulation problems and other issues that can arise from sitting on a computer 40 hours a week. If you are dealing with chronic pain, don’t worry, you aren’t alone. Fortunately,
There are a number of reasons why poor circulation happens. Common health issues that Americans face like obesity, diabetes, heart conditions and arterial issues can all lead to bad circulation. Our circulatory system is designed to transport oxygen-rich blood throughout the body, supplying it with the nutrients it needs to remain healthy. When blood becomes stagnant, however, certain problems may
Foam rollers have become increasingly popular over the past few years. Featuring a simple log-shaped piece of foam, they offer a wide range of benefits from soothing muscle pains to preventing injury. Of course, these are just a few of the many reasons why you should use a foam roller.
One of the great things about foam rollers is the