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Want to tackle your bad posture? Massage can help.
Driving, working on the computer, staring at your cell phone screen. It feels like now more than ever, so many common daily activities all have our bodies hunching over in the same position.
This kind of bad posture can cause back and neck pain, it can negatively affect your digestion and circulation, as well as affect your self esteem. A
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The Text Neck Epidemic
Too much texting may be more than just a compulsive distraction.
New research suggests that constantly tilting your head to look down at a smartphone may result in severe neck strain. The human head generally weighs from 10 to 12 pounds, but back surgeon Kenneth Hansraj wanted to measure the variations in the amount of force exerted on the spine
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Top 7 Benefits of Massage Therapy
#1) Relieves Stress
This is something from which we can all benefit. According to a poll conducted by the National Public Radio, nearly half of respondents (49%) said they had experienced at least one “major stressful event” in the past year, with health problems being the most common cause of stress. Whether your stress is caused by health, finances, occupation,
Benefits of Massage Therapy for Office Workers
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,
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3 Ways To Improve Your Posture
Have you ever noticed that you or others have less than ideal posture? Whether you’re sitting down at a desk, standing, walking or running, you should focus on maintaining your body’s natural position. This means keeping your head and neck up while avoiding slouching or slumping.
Some of the physiological problems linked to poor posture include:
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