Massage Therapy

New Research Analysis Indicates Massage Therapy Shows Promise for Pain & Anxiety in Cancer Patients

EVANSTON, Ill., Aug. 17, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Based on the evidence, massage therapy shows promise for reducing pain intensity/severity, fatigue, and anxiety in cancer populations compared to the active comparators evaluated in a new systematic review.  This is the conclusion of a collaborative meta-analysis of research on massage therapy for pain conducted by Samueli Institute [...]

New Research Analysis Indicates Massage Therapy Shows Promise for Pain & Anxiety in Cancer Patients2017-05-10T21:56:01-05:00

The Benefits of Massage for Lower Back and Neck Pain

Lower back pain and neck pain can have many potential causes. Pain in these areas can be anything from an occasional ache to a debilitating and constant discomfort that affects a person’s work and home life. These two areas are prone to tension accumulation due to how a person walks, sits, and even sleeps. Acute [...]

The Benefits of Massage for Lower Back and Neck Pain2017-09-01T15:28:32-05:00

Massage Therapy Provides Multitude of Benefits for Competition Runners

The summer running season is officially underway, and many runners are seeking ways to care for their battered bodies. Massage therapy can help heal a runner's body and is more than just an hour of indulgence. The running season is now in full stride. Individuals who participate in 5ks, 10ks and everything from marathons to [...]

Massage Therapy Provides Multitude of Benefits for Competition Runners2017-05-10T23:02:59-05:00

5 Practical Methods for Managing Chronic or Acute Joint and Muscle Pain

When your muscles ache, whether because it is the day after a tough workout or because you experience some chronic orthopedic pain, it can be difficult to accomplish your daily tasks. When all you can focus on is the desire for pain relief, finding a method for managing that pain that works for you is [...]

5 Practical Methods for Managing Chronic or Acute Joint and Muscle Pain2017-09-01T15:29:21-05:00

5 Reasons Executives Should Schedule A Massage Today

Most people still view massages as a luxury item. They feel like they are spoiling themselves by booking a massage whether it’s a 30-minute massage, one-hour massage or a four-hour spa day. But some business leaders are starting to look at massage more as a necessity just like working out and eating healthy. Study after [...]

5 Reasons Executives Should Schedule A Massage Today2017-05-10T23:03:23-05:00

Sitting or Standing, Office Workers Need Massage.

Recent research into the negative health consequences of sitting all day has fueled the popularity of sit-stand desks, which allow employees to alternate between sitting and standing—and which might provide new challenges to massage therapists. If office workers spend more time standing, will those aches and pains become a thing of the past? Not likely, [...]

Sitting or Standing, Office Workers Need Massage.2017-05-10T23:06:20-05:00

Why Massage Is a Necessity, Not a Luxury

Written by Lilliane Caron Generally when people think of the word 'massage' they associate it with 'luxury', 'indulgence' and 'pampering'. It's seen as a treat, and something people may allow themselves once or twice a year. The notion that massage is 'just an indulgence' is not true. The benefits of massage are endless and something very [...]

Why Massage Is a Necessity, Not a Luxury2017-09-01T15:29:55-05:00

Text Neck And Injuries Of The Digital Age

By Karen Menehan September 16, 2015 Not that long ago, a forearm made sore by too much computer mousing was the extent of technology-related injuries a person might experience. But the widespread use of an increasing variety of technology—pads, laptops, smartphones—has detonated a cache of related conditions, from tight necks and sore backs to painful [...]

Text Neck And Injuries Of The Digital Age2017-05-10T23:07:11-05:00

Popular Types Of Massage

Here is a quick guide to some of the most popular types of massage therapy offered at Sha Zen Massage. Swedish Massage Therapy This is the most common type of massage therapy in the United States. It is also known as Swedish massage or simply massage therapy. Massage therapists use long smooth strokes, kneading, and [...]

Popular Types Of Massage2017-09-01T15:30:13-05:00
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