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Holding Headaches at Bay

“Do you get headaches?” I asked Cindy. She had come to see me for massage to address her neck and shoulder pain but hadn’t mentioned headaches. “Well, yes,” she said. “I’ve always had headaches and, now that you mention it, they seem to be worse when my neck hurts.” Cindy went on to say she […]

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Energy Boosters

  No amount of coaxing, pleading, or pedal pumping could get the engine in the rental car to turn over. It was going nowhere. The travelers had filled the car with unleaded fuel, but it had a diesel engine. It had been able to run a little way on the wrong fuel, but not far. […]

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Invest in Your Health

  “Invest for the long term” is great financial advice, but it’s also great healthcare advice. Never is investing for the long term more important than when you are making day-to-day decisions about your health. There are short-term gains from taking care of your health, to be sure, but the long-term benefits are not to […]

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Why You Need a Monthly Facial

Most people don’t understand the benefits that a good professional facial can offer. As a skin professional it is my duty to let you know. Most people will wait until they encounter a skin concern (weird breakouts, dry itchy skin, dark spots, etc.) or have an upcoming special event before coming in for a facial. […]

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Age is a State of Mind

  According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, preventing disease and injury is critical to reducing the expected growth of health-care costs headed our way, as more than 70 million U.S. baby boomers cross the 60-year-old threshold. Moreover, disease prevention is critical to, well, your health!Whether you’re a boomer who is running […]

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Is Your Vision Causing Muscle Tension?

  Do you have tension headaches or chronic tension in your upper body? How about neck and shoulder stiffness? Maybe you experience strain in the temples, forehead, neck, shoulders, or back, especially after a long period of working at a computer or reading a book? If so, your tension could be related to how you […]

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Why Athletes Need A Sports Massage

  When a massage is first mentioned, a lot of people assume that it’s a luxury or a spa treatment, but it’s become an imperative part in any athletic training regimen. Massage also isn’t just for off-season training, during the season it can help to prevent injuries, boost performance, and reduce training pains. Massage therapy […]

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Neuromuscular Massage Therapy

Neurological massage therapy is not new; it has been known in the West since the 1920s and in the East, much before that. In fact, it is believed that the developers of neurological massage therapy, Stanley Lief and Boris Chaitow trained under Eastern physicians and then merged those concepts with a western understanding of anatomy […]

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