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The Healing Power of Integrative Massage

  Integrative massage is a practice that incorporates multi disciplines and differing massage modalities in order to achieve physical, mental and spiritual healing. In essence, this type of massage is a physical therapy which may employ one of over 250 massage techniques and a host of other alternative treatment techniques. An integrative massage session can […]

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A Cornerstone of Health

  Why Now, More Than Ever, You Need a Massage… While you may be tempted to trim your wellness budget when economic times are tough, now more than ever, massage should play a role in reducing stress and strengthening the health of Americans. When you feel your best, you are more likely to be able to […]

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Check Out Chair Massage

    Ever been curious about the chair massage area at the mall? Or wondered why your company offers massages in the conference room on certain days? Does it seem strange people want to get massages in an odd-looking chair during a busy workday? Well, maybe they’re on to something. In fact, a small investment […]

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Lymphatic Drainage Massage – Why and What to Expect

  Lymphatic drainage massage utilizes gentle, long but light repetitive strokes, which encourages the cleansing of toxins from the body through lymphatic flow. The functions of lymph fluid are diverse and vital to the wellbeing of the body.  The fluid is a slightly yellow clear substance, which is filtered and cleansed by the lymph nodes, which […]

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Massage Multiplied: Benefits of Massage Improve with Frequency

What kind of massage client are you? Do you make an appointment after someone has given you a massage gift certificate? Do you try to get in every now and then for a stress-relieving tune-up? Or do you see your therapist religiously–once a week, every three weeks, once a month?While getting a massage–regardless of how […]

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Making the Most of Your Massage

  A massage works in wonderful ways, easing stress and pain, calming the nervous system, increasing circulation, loosening tight muscles, stimulating internal organs, and enhancing skin. The multiplicity of physiological responses sends a simple, clear message to the mind: Massage feels good. Of course, you want to hold on to that just-had-a-massage feeling — total […]

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Massage as the Body’s Workout

You’ve just had a wonderful massage, and you go home feeling both relaxed and rejuvenated. But later that night you feel like you’re coming down with something. Or perhaps the next morning, you wake up with twinges of muscle soreness, maybe some fatigue, and you just don’t feel yourself. What happened? Chances are it’s the […]

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Holding Headaches at Bay

“Do you get headaches?” I asked Cindy. She had come to see me for massage to address her neck and shoulder pain but hadn’t mentioned headaches. “Well, yes,” she said. “I’ve always had headaches and, now that you mention it, they seem to be worse when my neck hurts.” Cindy went on to say she […]

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Healthy Aging and Your Skin

Trends and Treatments for Baby Boomers:  With more than 70 million baby boomers in the United States poised to join the ranks of those aged 65 and older in coming years, this generation has embraced a new twist on aging gracefully. These individuals don’t think of themselves as old, and in many respects, they are […]

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