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4 ways massage can help with low back pain

A staggering number of Americans experience chronic low back pain at some point in their lives, and then spend billions of dollars a year trying to relieve that discomfort. 

If you’ve been able to work from home during the pandemic, you’ve probably spent your fair share of time trying to figure out how to set up an office space that

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Research shows massage can foster mom and baby bonding

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The first research that looked at the positive effects of massage for preterm babies was conducted back in 1964. Since that time, dozens of studies have confirmed massage is a great complementary technique for infants in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). 

For mothers whose babies are born preterm, there is

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How Massage Improves Circulation

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

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5 Reasons to Get a Massage This Fall

As summer slows down and fall takes hold, so too should we allow our bodies to relax and recover. Summer is generally the most active of all the seasons for many reasons. The kids are out of school, family vacations happen more frequently and outdoor activities are more plentiful because of the warmer weather and longer hours of daylight.With all

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5 Ways Getting a Massage Can Help With Allergies

Allergies affect millions of people all over the world, and for most, the spring and fall seasons tend to be when allergies flare up for the worst, making it miserable for those enduring the symptoms. The term allergy is used to describe a reaction produced by the body when it encounters something foreign that it’s not responding well to. The

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How Massage Can Help With Postoperative Pain

A survey showed that 48 million inpatient surgeries were performed on health issues that ranged from eye surgery to musculoskeletal surgeries. 80 percent of the people undergoing these surgeries reported that they had some form of postoperative pain, and 10 to 50 percent of these patients then develop chronic pain from the surgery itself. That’s a whole lot of people

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Benefits of Hemp Oil for Massage

Hemp is everywhere in today’s society. And it has a host of positive benefits for our overall health. But for many people, the confusion over hemp seed and CBD oil leaves a lot of questions unanswered. First off, let’s be clear. Hemp seed oil is merely another carrier oil like sesame oil or coconut oil. Therefore, it makes a great

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Self-Massage Techniques to do at Home

Massage therapy has been around for centuries and has been discussed in the ancient texts of many languages, including Chinese, Indian, Greek and Egyptian. While the exact roots of massage therapy are not known, it is known that getting regular massages can be very beneficial for those who receive them. Massage can treat everything from aches, pains and digestive issues

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5 Reasons to Get a Massage This Summer

While many people think of massage as a treat for special occasions, the truth is that regular massage can be extremely beneficial, especially during the summer months. Here are five reasons why you should consider getting a massage this summer:

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Benefits of Using Sesame Seed Oil for Massage

When most people think of sesame seed oil, their mind drifts to things like Asian cuisine or cooking. But sesame seed oil has been used for thousands of years for more than just cooking. Sesame seed oil was first mentioned in the Vedas, which is a large body of texts originating in India. Sesame seed oil is a vegetable oil

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