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Tag: Massage Therapy

What to Tell Your Massage Therapist for a Better Massage
16 Oct 17

What to Tell Your Massage Therapist for a Better Massage


Be honest Your massage therapist will ask you some preliminary questions to more accurately determine your overall health and wellness goals. The therapist will consider information about your physical condition, medical history, lifestyle, stress levels, medications and any areas of physical pain that could affect your massage therapy results. If you smoke or drink regularly, don’t lie…

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Can I get a massage if I’m pregnant?
21 Aug 17

Can I get a massage if I’m pregnant?


Pregnancy massages have been a controversial topic for years. Recent research has shown that prenatal massage therapy can be quite beneficial to the pregnancy process both pre and post birth. There have been many benefits shown in pregnant women who receive frequent massage therapy. Some benefits to prenatal massages: Improving circulation Reducing pain in muscles…

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Massage Therapy Decreases Runners’ Recovery Time
26 Jun 17

Massage Therapy Decreases Runners’ Recovery Time


There’s a reason that marathon events always keep a massage therapist on standby at the end of a race. Maybe they know something you don’t? Runners report that massage therapy helps relieve muscle strain and enhance range of movement while also making them feel rewarded for their efforts. Experts say massages ease muscle soreness, flush…

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How to get the most from your massage treatments
3 Apr 17

How to get the most from your massage treatments


Getting the most from your massage treatments starts with your first phone call for treatment. Start by choosing a therapist who is educated in the practice of massage therapy. Do a bit of homework and look for credentials which show that the practitioner has in fact successfully completed a certain number of hours of study…

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Top Ten Reasons to Get a Massage
6 Mar 17

Top Ten Reasons to Get a Massage


It feels awesome: Getting a massage boosts endorphins and can actually make you happy. Afterwards, your body and mind will feel better, and you will love how you feel. Good for your heart: Massage helps to reduce heart rate, lowers blood pressure, and strengthens immunity by boosting lymphocytes. Relaxes you: Stressed from work or school or…

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