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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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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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Benefits of Body Wraps

Body wraps are all the rage at spas these days — you might have even seen billboards or TV commercials touting the miraculous slimming benefits of these treatments. Women arrive at the spa in the morning and leave an hour later, suddenly three dress sizes smaller and completely free ofcellulite! The “slimming” wrap treatment is […]

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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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Back Pain and Massage

  Whether it’s a pulled muscle from yoga class or an afternoon basketball game, or a long-term pain caused by injury, most of us will come to know the beast that is called back pain. In fact, when it comes to low-back pain specifically, researchers say that 70-85 percent of the population will experience it […]

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Aromatherapy and Massage

  Nature heals in many ways. Most of us have felt the sense of renewal that comes from walking through a garden filled with fragrant flowers, or sitting under a massive tree, shaded from the burning rays of the sun. Indigenous peoples worldwide believe that each plant has a spirit we can communicate with, to […]

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Differences: Deep Tissue & Neuromuscular

  Deep Tissue brings you in contact with the deeper layers of musculature that are not addressed in Swedish Massage. This modality deals with specific muscle groups and begins to work with chronic pain. The techniques work deeper in the body and are more invasive; therefore additional knowledge is required by the therapist. It becomes […]

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The Benefits of Couples Massage Therapy

  There are so many health benefits to massage, and additional benefits of couples massage therapy for you and your partner. The crazy pace the world has taken on has taken its toll on our health, and our relationships. Taking time to give each other massage is an amazing way to slow down, get more […]

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Sports Massage – Preventing Injury and Enhancing Performance

  Sports massage focuses on the individual need of the athlete and is used before, during, and after athletic events. The purpose of sports massage is to prepare the athlete for peak performance. It alleviates muscle stress and tension, relieves swelling, drains away fatigue, promotes flexibility and prevents injury. Aiding recovery and enhancing performance, whether […]

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Massage Therapy for Stress Relief and Much More

Few sensual experiences rival a full-body massage for pleasure and stress relief — at least among those things you can talk about in front of the children at the dinner table. Word on the health benefits of massage therapy for stress relief  has spread. In 2006, 39 million Americans — one in six adults — had at least […]

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