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Foot Reflexology for Stress Relief

The human body is hard-wired to experience stress, which is nature’s way of letting us know we’re in potentially hazardous situations. Unfortunately, the intent of this type of stress reaction was to encourage our prehistoric forefathers to flee from sharp-toothed predators and other types of environmental danger, a far cry from the stress inflicted by […]

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Winter Excuses To Get A MASSAGE!

Massage therapy has a deep penetrating effect, diminishing muscle stress and release toxins from the body, to provide vital relief from the aches cold weather can bring. Massage is crucial for increasing circulation and providing stress and pain relief throughout the colder seasons. All our BMC Massages begins with a cozy heated towells. Then a […]

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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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Massage: It’s real medicine

Having your honey rub your back is sweet, but it’s tough to compete with the hands of a pro. A good massage therapist can make you feel like a new person. And now research suggests massage can ease insomnia, boost immunity, prevent PMS, and more. Maybe that’s why hospitals are making it a standard therapy. […]

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How to Give a Foot Massage

 Preparing for the massage Put the person into the proper position. Begin with having them lay in the supine position, on their back with face up. Over the course of the massage they will rotate onto their stomach to allow for different movements of the feet and ankles to take place         […]

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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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Massage + Depression

We’ve all had days where we feel sad or blue. Nobody can be happy all of the time, and changes in mood, feelings of sadness sometimes, are perfectly normal. For some people, however, these feelings are more persistent and severe, interfering with everyday activities, lowering energy levels and interrupting sleep, for example. When these feelings begin to take over and noticeably change a […]

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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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