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The importance of Breath

Posted on 1 June, 2019 at 17:30 Comments comments (0)


We’ve all been breathing since the moment of our birth, but did you know that we’re often doing it wrong? While the way you typically breath will keep you alive, it’s often not as efficient at keeping you at peak performance. That’s because we all leave it up to our unconscious brain to keep up this basic function without thought, which...

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Massage etiquete

Posted on 1 June, 2019 at 17:25 Comments comments (0)


There seems to be a lot of unspoken etiquette involved when receiving a massage. For those who’ve had numerous massages, this may be well understood. However, for those who haven’t received massage regularly, you may feel a bit intimidated or overwhelmed by all the questions running through your head about it all.

 

So, instead of leaving these to b...

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Why is an intake form necessary

Posted on 1 June, 2019 at 17:20 Comments comments (0)


For many, the idea of massage as healthcare is still a foreign concept, so often it’s not understood why massage therapists require all clients to fill out a health/intake form. However, this is a very important part of how we assess your needs for the session.

 

While these forms provide us with the obvious contact information so we can get in touch if needed...

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The Science behind post-workout massage

Posted on 1 June, 2019 at 17:20 Comments comments (0)


While many people think of massage as just a feel-good sort of luxury, there are actually numerous health benefits, one of the many being post-workout recovery. Massage therapy has long been used as a recovery method for athletes, but there was little science to support it. While many athletes have known for years that massage can help to reduce soreness after an intense workou...

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Think you need to stretch your back?

Posted on 1 June, 2019 at 17:15 Comments comments (0)


When your back is hurting, it’s common practice to stretch it. That usually means bending forward at the hips and allowing the low back muscles to stretch a bit. This can also help to stretch out the hamstrings, calves, and with the right arm position, the shoulders and upper back as well. But what if this sort of stretching is actually doing more harm than good?

 

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Massage and Chronic Pain

Posted on 1 June, 2019 at 17:05 Comments comments (0)


Millions of people throughout the world battle chronic pain. While many think of it as just some mild achyness or soreness somewhere that comes and goes on a regular basis, those who live with it every day know it is far more than that. The pain can be debilitating and can take a toll on many other aspects of life.


People can experience a widespread pain ...

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Massage and cancer

Posted on 1 June, 2019 at 17:00 Comments comments (0)



A cancer diagnosis is scary. There’s no other way to say it. And the treatments can sometimes be as scary as the disease itself. Chemo, radiation, and surgeries can have intense side effects, some that last a lifetime.


Many cancer patients experience:


nausea

fatigue

pain

anxiety

depression

poor sleep

One aide in this i...

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Massage and Depression

Posted on 1 June, 2019 at 16:55 Comments comments (0)



Depression is an all-too-common struggle for people all over the globe. According to the World Health Organization, it’s estimated that 350 million people suffer from depression. While there are many treatment options, one you may not have thought of is massage therapy. Massage can decrease muscle tension and ease some of the daily physical stress you may pu...

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7 steps to keep you feeling great between massages

Posted on 1 June, 2019 at 16:55 Comments comments (0)


While massage therapy can have benefits that last days or weeks at a time, that doesn’t mean you can neglect your body every day in between appointments. To help the effects of your massage last longer and simply to feel better, you’ll need to practice some self-care. Massage therapy is not a luxury, nor is it selfish to receive. Daily self-care is no different.


S...

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Frozen Shoulder

Posted on 1 June, 2019 at 16:50 Comments comments (0)


Frozen shoulder, also called Adhesive Capsulitis, is a condition characterized by thick bands of tissue (adhesions) forming around the shoulder joint. This can result in severe stiffness, loss of range of motion, and pain in the joint.


The most noticeable effect is the inability to move the shoulder, either on your own or with assistance. This isn’t just a pain...

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4 common causes of muscle cramps

Posted on 1 June, 2019 at 16:45 Comments comments (0)

At some point in your life you’ve probably had muscle cramps; when a muscle that normally only does what you tell it to do, suddenly gets a mind of its own and decides to contract, even when you tell it to calm down. They can hit during a workout or just when you move a certain way, or they may even wake you up in the middle of the night.

 

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Does Deep Tissue Hurt?

Posted on 1 June, 2019 at 16:30 Comments comments (0)

To give a short answer, no, deep tissue massage does not have to hurt. There’s a common misconception that massage, especially Deep Tissue, has to be painful in order to be effective, but this is completely false.

First, you have to break down what Deep Tissue is, and honestly, it’s a debated topic, even amongst massage therapists. Deep Tissu...

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5 Steps to knock out a headache

Posted on 1 June, 2019 at 16:25 Comments comments (0)

Headaches are frustrating and can interrupt an otherwise great day. With a mix of work, family, friends, traffic, big projects, and stress, life can take a toll and result in a raging headache, usually at the worst possible time. But do you have to lock yourself in a dark room and take painkillers to get it to go away?

Probably not!

Before you reach in the medic...

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Should I drink Water after my massage?

Posted on 1 June, 2019 at 16:20 Comments comments (0)

If you’ve had massages before, you’ve probably been told to drink a lot of water after. But why? And is it really necessary?

To get to the bottom of this we first have to discuss a common myth concerning massage that is still being taught and spread to this very day, despite research to the contrary. If you ask some therapists why they recommend drinking...

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Am I supposed to talk during a Massage?

Posted on 1 June, 2019 at 16:20 Comments comments (0)

It’s a common question that massage therapists hear all the time; “Can I talk during the massage?” Some clients are worried about talking too much or too little. They want to be friendly but not ruin the whole experience. But what do massage therapists say?

It’s up to you!

If you want to talk, go for it. If you want to be completely...

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5 reasons to have a massage

Posted on 1 June, 2019 at 16:15 Comments comments (0)

While many consider massage therapy to be a luxury or simply for relaxation purposes, you might be surprised to know that massage has many more benefits beyond that. Massage therapy has been shown to improve a wide variety of medical conditions, and here’s 5 that you may be surprised by.

#1: Digestive Disorders

Most clients don’...

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migraines

Posted on 1 June, 2019 at 16:15 Comments comments (0)

Let’s just say it…migraines are awful! They’re a painful, debilitating, and all-too-common problem for many people. It’s estimated that up to 13% of the US population suffers from migraines. While many people seek over-the-counter or prescription drugs to ease their pain and prevent migraines, you may want to consider adding massage into your regular routine instead. Research has shown that mas...

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Digestive problems

Posted on 1 June, 2019 at 16:00 Comments comments (0)

Digestive problems can be tough to deal with. Not only does it feel uncomfortable, but depending on the symptoms, may be embarrassing. Add that to the frustration of finding a remedy, and no one is very happy when fighting this particular battle. You may have tried over the counter or even prescription medications, but there is an alternative than many people don’t consider; massage. Massage of the abdominal area has been...

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The best workout for you?????

Posted on 20 September, 2018 at 5:30 Comments comments (0)

Workout; the word that so many of us dread. I wish that we all woke up one day and just had the inspiration to do it naturally like some, but many of us don???t. For me, my relationship with working out has been a love/hate relationship. I love how I feel afterwards, but I hate waking up early and getting motivated to do it. For me, I know that if I don???t do it first thing in the m...

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5 non-medical ways to ease pain during labour

Posted on 11 September, 2018 at 13:15 Comments comments (0)
If you don't want to take an epidural shot, here are few other alternative pain management options. Tags: Epidural Labour & delivery Pain management Vaginal birth Labour pain is excruciating is least to say. Many women prefer to go under the knife for the fear of labour pain. But for some who brave it also look for options to make it easier during labour. The most widely used pain relief method is the epidural. In fact, in the modern times, an epidural is a boon to many who can e... Read Full Post »

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