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3 Benefits of Getting a Postpartum Massage

Massage therapy has long been known for its soothing, relaxing effects. For new moms, postpartum massages can be even more therapeutic in helping them adjust to their new role as a mother. Here are a few of the many benefits postpartum massages has...

Debunking The Top 3 Massage Therapy Myths

Although it is well-known for inducing relaxation and relieving pain, there are still certain concepts individuals hear about massage therapy that are proven to be false. People who believe these statements are missing out on one of the most...

Massage Therapy for Trochanteric Bursitis

The trochanteric bursa is a fluid-filled sac located right outside your hip joint designed to prevent friction when you move. When you suffer from trochanteric bursitis, however, the trochanteric bursa becomes inflamed which causes pain, swelling,...

Lower Your Blood Pressure With Massage Therapy

Life can get pretty difficult sometimes, and all that stress has to go somewhere. Some people exercise to deal with it, some people eat, some people can't live without their nightly martini. However, even these remedies simply don't work all...

A History of the Massage Profession

The profession of massage therapy has evolved in the last two decades. Nowadays, massage therapist must be licensed by the state. However, before you had the option of a massage therapist, you could go back in time and find that...

Ways to Avoid Getting Sick This Winter!

It’s a new year and a new chance to set your sights on a healthier lifestyle. Don’t let your goals get derailed by the winter cold and flu season! Here are two healthy habits you can focus on to support your new healthy lifestyle and...

Massage for Beginners

If you're trying to find a way to de-stress, massage therapy is a great solution for you. Massage therapy has lots of wellness advantages, and you’ll be sure to leave your massage feeling fresh and revitalized. However if it’s...

Massage Therapy: A Proven Fibromyalgia Treatment

The musculoskeletal condition known as Fibromyalgia causes severe muscle and joint pain. Individuals with Fibromyalgia suffer through many symptoms, such as morning stiffness, migraine headaches, a tingling or numbing sensation in hands and...

Recover From Stress With Massage Therapy

Ongoing stress and anxiety can take their toll on the human body, and most people needlessly cope with stress-related aches and pains. Just one session with a licensed massage therapist, however, can offer significant relief for many of the muscular...

Eliminate Chronic Headaches with Massage Therapy

Out of the 45 million Americans, more than 60% of those who suffer from chronic headaches also experience migraines. Migraines are often associated with nausea and sensitivity to light, which causes severe, throbbing pain and discomfort....

Discover the Relaxing Power of Aromatherapy

Are you looking to add a little spice to your usual massage experience? Aromatherapy could be exactly what you’re looking for. An ancient tradition, the wellness benefits of aromatherapy have been known for hundreds of years. The tradition...
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