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Winter Tip: Use Massage to Beat the Blues

Beating the winter blues can be as simple as booking an appointment with your massage therapist. Massage is good medicine—capable of alleviating stress, easing lower back pain and reducing tension headaches. Three ways massage can raise spirits as the thermometer drops 1. Alleviate holiday stress—Don’t let your to-do list ruin the most wonderful time of the year. […]

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The Truth About Deep Tissue Massage

Most people believe deep tissue massage must hurt to work. But the saying, “No pain, no gain,” doesn’t always apply. In fact, many people fall into a deeper state of relaxation when they receive a deep tissue massage, which may be the reason they get the relaxation therapy. So, what is a deep tissue massage? […]

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Neuromuscular Massage Therapy

Neuromuscular massage therapy is used to treat patients with muscular pain. Generally, this pain will be in the large muscle groups known as skeletal muscles. Massage is done on specific parts of the body, with pressure applied directly above the muscle to provide relief from pain. What is neuromuscular therapy? Neuromuscular therapy is very similar […]

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4 Great Excuses to Book a Massage Now!!

Do you really need a good reason to get a massage? How about this: A growing body of evidence shows that a rub-down can actually be healthy for you. In addition to simply feeling good, it just might help you fight certain illnesses and beat chronic aches and pains. Further, when you’re losing weight, it’s […]

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Exercises to Banish Your Neck Pain

Once you’ve addressed any posture issues, you can try the five strength exercises that follow to help relieve neck pain. A study published in the journal Arthritis & Rheumatism showed that strength training targeting the neck and shoulder muscles is the most beneficial treatment for women with chronic neck muscle pain as opposed to a […]

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Massages relieve stress, promote health

Ridding their bodies of stress, relieving muscle pain, and feeling rejuvenated in less than one hour – without calories, exertion, alcohol, or drugs:  these are reasons people sign up for massage therapy. The health and pampering benefits of massage therapy have been scientifically proven.  According to PainScience.com, “Basic research has shown that touch is neurologically […]

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What Does the Research Say about Reflexology?

Research studies in the U.S. and around the world indicate positive benefits of reflexology for various conditions. In particular, there are several well-designed studies, funded by the National Cancer Institute and the National Institutes of Health that indicate reflexology’s promise as an intervention to reduce pain and enhance relaxation, sleep, and the reduction of psychological […]

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Hot stone massage

Hot stone massage which is one of the best ways to take a break is seen by a lot of people not as a luxury but as a necessity to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Here are the top 10 benefits of hot stone massage. Have you ever been so tired that you felt like your […]

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Hydration: Why It’s So Important

Why is it so important to stay hydrated? Your body depends on water to survive. Every cell, tissue, and organ in your body needs water to work correctly. For example, your body uses water to maintain its temperature, remove waste, and lubricate joints. Water is needed for good health. How does my body lose water? […]

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Show Mom You Care This Mother’s Day With Our BMC Team

Your mom protected your health and well-being before you were even born, giving you the most precious gift of all, your life. If you are trying to decide what would be an appropriate Mother’s Day gift for the woman who gave you so much, why not give her the gift of health and well-being in […]

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