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Massage + Depression… Really it works!

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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Stretch Out

    You brush your teeth daily because you don’t want cavities or gum disease, right? Well, what do you do on a daily basis to prevent tension in your neck? Brushing your teeth offers you preventive dental care, but what if you could learn to be preventive with the rest of your body?We all […]

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A Single Massage Can Boost The Immune System

  Devotees of massage therapy know it’s relaxing and feels good. But massage may also be an effective tool for maintaining good health. Researchers from Cedars-Sinai Medical Center reported that a single massage produced measurable changes in the immune system and endocrine system of healthy adults. The researchers, led by Dr. Mark Rapaport, studied 29 […]

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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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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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