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According to the American Autoimmune Related Diseases Association, there are more than 100 autoimmune diseases. More than 50 million Americans are diagnosed with one or more of them and about 75% of those diagnosed are women. But what is the definition of autoimmune disease and can massage therapy really help?
When shoulder pain rears its ugly head, massage therapy can be effective for certain types of pain, but it really depends on the cause. It’s important to understand your injury and know when seeking massage therapy is appropriate. Here are a few shoulder injuries where massage can really help relieve pain.
These five techniques are the best for managing stress and anxiety. Try them all to see which one works best for you! While most forms of massage therapy will work to relax you and decrease your stress levels, these five are often considered the most effective.
Many women consider menopause a right of passage and a normal part of the aging process. For most women, menopause begins naturally between 47 and 55 years of age. For many women the symptoms of menopause can be debilitating. Massage therapy can be a great option to improve many of the symptoms associated with menopause without the side effects
Self-care is becoming a more important part of everyone’s health routine. Since Covid-19 changed the world, more and more people are taking their mental and physical health even more seriously. Changes are noted and self-care has grown into a necessity for many. Did you know that massage therapy is one of the best ways to enjoy self-care? Read on
According to most recent numbers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, approximately 37.3 million people suffer from diabetes, roughly 11.3% of the U.S. population. And one of the most common complications of diabetes is peripheral neuropathy. The first signs of symptoms are typically numbness, pain or tingling in the feet or lower legs. Peripheral neuropathy can lead to
Recovering from any type of surgical procedure can be tough on the body. Whether you have a cosmetic procedure like a tummy tuck or you have a skin cancer lesion removed, your body will need time to heal. Many people don’t think about massage therapy as a natural post-operative procedure when it comes to recovery but here are some reasons
Most people might assume that professional athletes use massage after their main competition. However, massage can prove beneficial for both professional athletes and weekend warriors before training begins, throughout the training process and after the competition. Whether you are just picking up a new competitive activity or training for the next marathon, adding massage therapy to your training regimen can
For those suffering from joint pain, finding relief is a priority. Whether you suffer from tendonitis, bursitis, arthritis pain or even fibromyalgia, massage therapy can bring some much needed relief to the pain and inflammation that comes with these conditions.
According to the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, when performed by a trained and licensed
According to the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, approximately 10 million Americans suffer from TMJ (also known as Temporomandibular Joint Disorders). If you count yourself among those ranks, then you know just how painful TMJ can be and how desperate many are to find relief.
TMJ can cause tenderness in the jaw or around the ears and many