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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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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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Massage help you to Sleep better

    Sleep is an important aspect of health and well-being. Though there doesn’t seem to be any magic number concerning the amount of sleep people require, getting too little is associated with a number of medical conditions, and can negatively impact a person’s overall health. According to the Centers for Disease Control, “Insufficient sleep […]

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All I Want For Xmas Is a Massage

    Finding imaginative gifts that express sincere caring for friends and loved ones is always challenging. The gift of touch, offered through massage therapy, can be an unexpected surprise that is affordable and appropriate for so many occasions and types of people. Half the fun in selecting this gift is fitting the unique massage […]

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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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How Does Massage Work?

    Massage causes physiological changes in your body through: The relaxation response, which is an involuntary, yet predictable response of the nervous system to massage techniques and touch Mechanical responses, which are physical effects that occur in the body when pressure is applied to the soft tissues Together, these responses can produce physical and emotional benefits. […]

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