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Category: Massage Therapy

Prolong Massage Effects

How to Prolong the Positive Effects of Massage Therapy

How to prolong the positive effects of massage therapy There’s something special about the relaxed, rejuvenated feeling you get after massage therapy. It’s a feeling many of us often wish we could make last a while longer.  While the wonderfully relaxed sensation you experience from massage therapy sessions can’t last forever, there are a few …

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The Difference between Deep Tissue Massage and Swedish Massage

Depending on your individual needs and preferences, different types of treatments are available at most massage therapy clinics. They vary in the amount of pressure applied by the massage therapist, the area of focus, and the overall technique. In case you’re not sure what type of massage therapy is right for you, it’s worth taking …

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The Effectiveness of Cupping Therapy

Cupping therapy is an ancient method that dates back to 1,550 B.C. This method is still applied and used in today’s modern society to help treat many various conditions. Many of you reading this blog today may have never heard of cupping therapy. But something or better yet, someone who you may be familiar with …

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Hot Stone Massage: What Is It? How Can It Help You?

When you think about getting a massage, you usually think about a highly trained Registered Massage Therapist (RMT) using their hands to release knots and tensions in overused muscles. But there is another medium that can be used for massages: smooth, heated stones placed on your body. Hot Stone Massage offers so many therapeutic benefits. …

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Your First Massage: A Step by Step Guide

Booking your first massage is definitely the first and most important step in inviting wellness into your life, but it can also come with a bit of uncertainty about what’s next. In this article, we’ll go over what you can expect in your first therapeutic session and what can be required of both you and …

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5 Home Massage Tips for Stress Relief

Desk massage ideas for working professionals How many hours each day do you spend sitting at a desk while working at a computer? How many more do you spend holding a phone or tablet in your hands, tapping away at it? For many working professionals, the amount of sedentary screen time in our daily existence …

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Women with mask in hand enjoying the sun in a middle of a field.

3 Ways Massage Therapy Improves Mental Health Amid a Pandemic

Even at the best of times, daily life can be anywhere from difficult to downright stressful. Add in the uncertainty and worry caused by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, and it’s no wonder many of us feel especially stressed out or anxious these days. As the months linger on and the weather worsens, you may feel …

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An Overlooked Part of Your Vacation Plans: The Post-Vacation Massage

I think we all can collectively agree that everyone loves vacations – the benefits are never-ending! The excitement of discovering new places, exotic sights, and foods, fun with the kids…and most of all, that much-needed break from the working world. We eagerly plan, we count down the days, and usually, we can’t wait until the …

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What is Massage Therapy?

Massage therapy is an ancient form of healing that dates back to 2,700 B.C.E/ 4,700 years ago. Massage is the manipulation of soft tissues and joints in the body, which helps aid in the healing process. Techniques Massage therapy contains a variety of techniques; for example, effleurage. Massage therapists perform this by warming up the …

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