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How To Use The Tennis Ball Massage to Relieve Sciatica Pain

The word “sciatica” can sound scary if you don’t know exactly what it is. I know from personal experience, having suffered from it during pregnancy. If you’ve landed on this page it’s probably because you are suffering from, or are worried you might have sciatica. First let me say, you are not alone. Your pain [...]

How To Use The Tennis Ball Massage to Relieve Sciatica Pain2017-10-23T02:06:07-05:00

Study says, massage helps treat low back pain

By Amy Wallace   |   April 3, 2017 Researchers at the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis found real-world massage therapy is an effective treatment for chronic low back pain. The small study included 104 patients with low back pain who were referred by their primary care providers to participate in [...]

Study says, massage helps treat low back pain2017-09-01T15:20:45-05:00

Cupping Therapy: Relief For The Face, Head and Neck

Author: Anita Shannon, L.M.T. Photo Courtesy of Anita Shannon Cupping therapy, or vacuum therapy, can be used for a variety of applications, from head to toe. One special focus is the head, neck and face, as these are often areas of pain and dysfunction. Headaches, sinusitis, temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorders, lymphatic issues, chronic inflammation, and [...]

Cupping Therapy: Relief For The Face, Head and Neck2017-09-01T15:21:19-05:00

Making the Most of Your Massage

How to Prolong the Benefits of Bodywork By Barbara Hey A massage works in wonderful ways, easing stress and pain, calming the nervous system, increasing circulation, loosening tight muscles, stimulating internal organs, and enhancing skin. The multiplicity of physiological responses sends a simple, clear message to the mind: Massage feels good. Of course, you want [...]

Making the Most of Your Massage2018-05-28T04:01:45-05:00

How to Prolong the Benefits of Bodywork

By Barbara Hey A massage works in wonderful ways, easing stress and pain, calming the nervous system, increasing circulation, loosening tight muscles, stimulating internal organs, and enhancing the skin. The multiplicity of physiological responses sends a simple, clear message to the mind: Massage feels good. Of course, you want to hold on to that just-had-a-massage [...]

How to Prolong the Benefits of Bodywork2017-09-01T15:23:05-05:00

Benefits of Massage After Car Accidents

By Cecilia Comperatore LMT-Florida MA 54038 Many people wait for an injury in their life to seek out massage therapy. Those that have car accidents are a typical example, wanting relief from whiplash and other accident related injuries. Massage therapy is an excellent choice to assist you in healing from a car accident. After an [...]

Benefits of Massage After Car Accidents2017-09-01T15:23:54-05:00

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 Relief2017-09-01T15:24:52-05:00

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

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

10 Reasons Why You Can’t Afford to Not Get Massages2017-09-01T15:25:50-05:00

Does cupping technique work? We tested it, and here’s what we found…

BY JUSTIN MITCHELL The most shocking part of Michael Phelps’ performances at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio De Janiero had nothing to do with his swimming. It had nothing to do with his technique or hair color (looking at you, Ryan Lochte). More than anything, people were freaking out over the giant purple marks [...]

Does cupping technique work? We tested it, and here’s what we found…2017-09-01T15:27:03-05:00

Timing Is Key to Massage’s Benefits for Neck Pain

FRIDAY, March 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Massage can relieve neck pain if it's done often by a professional therapist and for the correct length of time, according to new research. One-hour sessions two or three times a week appear to be best, said study researcher Karen Sherman, senior scientific investigator at Group Health Research [...]

Timing Is Key to Massage’s Benefits for Neck Pain2017-09-01T15:27:18-05:00