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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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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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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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Benefits of Using Massage Therapy to Treat TMJ

A case report is a detailed description of a practitioner’s work with a client who has a condition which is addressed by a specific therapy or intervention. It also includes a review of published literature about research on issues similar to the client’s. Both the practitioner’s work with the client and the research literature can […]

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Ingredients to Avoid if You Have Dry Skin

  Dry skin doesn’t just look bad—it’s also uncomfortable. But here’s the tricky thing: Products that promise to give you a gorgeous glow could contain dehydrating ingredients, says Jamie Davis, M.D., a Minneapolis-based dermatologist. Here are five she says it’s key to avoid if you’re feeling parched. 1. Retinoids While the ingredient has been championed across […]

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Unexpected Benefits Of Foot Massage That Make You Want To Have One Now

  We all know that a short foot massage every now and then can really help us relax, particularly after a long day of standing up and walking around, when our feet tend to swell up. Sure, everyone enjoys it, but does it really have any benefits other than making us feel a bit more […]

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Tips for Hydrated, Radiant Skin This Winter

  Winter comes with its many perks (hot chocolate, cozy pajamas, endless pie) but dry, itchy skin is not one of them. While that taut, tight feeling and unsightly flakes are a nuisance for everyone, the more visible scales and ashy dryness that show up more prominently on dark skin make them even more annoying […]

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Tired and cranky? Work on your posture

    When she wasn’t slouched in her chair at the computer, Daphne Morrissey was hunched over the mouse and keyboard. She felt tired, stressed and cranky. Her wrist ached. Her doctor said if ice and anti-inflammatories didn’t work, she should consider surgery. “There has to be a better solution,” the 48-year-old Rochester woman told […]

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