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Category: Massage Therapy

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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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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