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5 Reasons You Need Massage Today

The American Massage Therapy Association took a survey recently to find out why people get massage. What they found was 72 percent of those surveyed claim their primary reason for receiving a massage was because it was medically advised, or to relieve stress. And the growing research behind massage supports this therapy. Is indeed has numerous health benefits. Depending on

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Myofascial Release

Myofascial release is a great way to restore motion to the body. This massage technique works on relieving pain and restoring range of motion to your body, by gently massaging the body’s myofascial connective tissues.

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Common Questions About Massage

It’s a no-brainer, you’ll have some questions before you come in for your first massage therapy appointment. Don’t worry, you’re not alone!

In fact, most people have a ton of questions before they receive their first massage therapy session. We’re going to take a look at 7 of the most frequently asked questions about massage.

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Suffering from Edema? Try Massage Therapy

Edema, also known as hydroposy, is a medical condition in which an excessive amount of fluid accumulates beneath the skin. If you fall and hit your knee, for instance, fluid may fill the joint to the point where it causes severe pain, discomfort and limited mobility. While one option is to have the fluid surgically drained by a physician, an

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Top 7 Benefits of Massage Therapy

#1) Relieves Stress

This is something from which we can all benefit. According to a poll conducted by the National Public Radio, nearly half of respondents (49%) said they had experienced at least one “major stressful event” in the past year, with health problems being the most common cause of stress. Whether your stress is caused by health, finances, occupation,

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