Monthly Archives: October 2016

15 Things You Need To Know Before Having A Massage

Nothing beats a professional massage. It can soothe your body, mind and spirit by improving immunity, circulation and anxiety. You’ll even sleep better. But before you head off for your massage, there are some things you need to know. Avoid awkward moments, wasted cash and potential pain with these 15 tips. 1. Be early, please... [...]

15 Things You Need To Know Before Having A Massage2017-06-13T18:48:58-05:00

Massage Therapy for a Better Night’s Sleep

By Kray Kibler, CFO, Massage Warehouse May 23, 2014 Adequate sleep is necessary for healthy functioning, and quality sleep is vital to health and wellness. But an estimated 50 to 70 million Americans experience sleep issues that affect their health,1 often leading to low work performance, slowed reaction time, obesity, higher risk of long-term disease, [...]

Massage Therapy for a Better Night’s Sleep2017-05-10T21:46:26-05:00

Massage Therapy and Parkinson’s Disease

By Susan Santi Susan Santi is a certified massage therapist and owner of Ahhh Massage in Virginia, MN. HTF Columnist I have a client whose spouse has Parkinson’s and they passed along some information to me about the benefits of massage for those with Parkinson’s. Parkinson’s disease can be debilitating, causing muscle rigidity, muscle cramps [...]

Massage Therapy and Parkinson’s Disease2017-05-10T21:46:51-05:00

What are the benefits of a Paraffin Hand Dip?

Paraffin Hand Dips The therapeutic and aesthetic values of paraffin can be traced to ancient civilizations. The Romans poured hot oil and waxes on the body as a heat-inducing prelude to massage. The French brushed melted paraffin on wounds, while the British established paraffin as a modality for orthopedic disorders in the military hospitals of [...]

What are the benefits of a Paraffin Hand Dip?2017-05-10T21:46:39-05:00
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