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Massage for Pain Relief

By Chris Woolston From an early age, we learn that the touch of a hand can ease pain. When a toddler bangs his knee in a tricycle accident, he'll instinctively rub the sore spot. Likewise, an office worker with stiff shoulders will probably try to knead them. And if a dancer can't shake the throbbing [...]

Massage for Pain Relief2022-02-03T11:27:29-06:00

Benefits of Massage Therapy on Multiple Sclerosis

By Lia Stannard Overview Patients with multiple sclerosis have problems with their immune systems attacking their nerves, resulting in nerve damage. MedlinePlus explains that multiple sclerosis affects the brain and spinal cord, causing pain, movement problems and other symptoms. While the treatment for multiple sclerosis often involves medication to control symptoms, some patients may opt [...]

Benefits of Massage Therapy on Multiple Sclerosis2022-02-03T11:58:26-06:00

10 Reasons Why You Can’t Afford to Not Get Bodywork

When you think of massage and bodywork, odds are you think of an hour of relaxation – a little “me” time. Bodywork certainly offers a great way to escape from the stresses of our everyday lives, but more and more studies are showing that regular bodywork gives you so much more: a range of emotional [...]

10 Reasons Why You Can’t Afford to Not Get Bodywork2022-02-03T13:08:48-06:00

Relieve TMJ Pain with Massage

The jaw or temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is a major target for an array of joint disorders. Disorders of the jaw are typically referred to by the same name, TMJ. The temporomandibular joint connects the mandible to the skull’s temporal bone and contributes to the acts of biting, chewing, swallowing, speaking and making facial expressions. The [...]

Relieve TMJ Pain with Massage2022-02-03T11:56:47-06:00

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

Benefits of Massage Therapy for Relieving Sciatic Pain

Have you experienced shooting pain that seems to start in your back and travels down your leg to your foot? This often excruciating pain may actually be sciatica, a symptom of irritation or compression of the sciatic nerve. Massage therapy has long been used to effectively alleviate and prevent sciatic pain and discomfort. What is [...]

Benefits of Massage Therapy for Relieving Sciatic Pain2017-05-10T21:50:42-05:00

Benefits of a Facial Massage

by PATTI KELLY Last Updated: Jan 22, 2014 Overview The face is full of nerves and pleasure points, so it makes sense that a facial massage is a desirable form of pampering. Give yourself a facial massage or visit a professional. Whether you are looking for a quick midday pick-me-up or a soothing escape, the [...]

Benefits of a Facial Massage2017-05-10T21:52:03-05:00

Yoga, Acupuncture, Massage Therapy Help In Relieving Chronic Pain, Study Finds

BY MARY PASCALINE ON 09/02/16 AT 1:39 AM At least 40 million Americans suffer from chronic pain. Pain relief pills can help to a certain extent but primary care providers in the U.S. are wary of prescribing large doses of painkillers as it may lead to addiction. A study found that yoga, acupuncture, massage therapy [...]

Yoga, Acupuncture, Massage Therapy Help In Relieving Chronic Pain, Study Finds2017-05-10T21:51:24-05:00
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