Should You Trade Mobility for Stability ?

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As a child, you and everyone else had to earn their right to stand up and walk. You suffered many times for trying. You fell countless times. You probably even hit your head on the corner of a coffee table. But, you got up and tried again – you earned your right to be upright. Back then, all you had was …

Why You Should Get A Massage

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I’m giving busy people everywhere permission to schedule a personal massage. Why? Because I’m alarmed by how few people I know that have taken the time to indulge in a relaxing and therapeutic massage. There are many reasons that you, no matter who you are, should be getting a massage regularly. One of the biggest and most obvious reasons that …

What Is A Body Massage?

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The holistic application of physical touch to affect the systems of the body-the muscular, skeletal, elimination, digestive, circulatory, respiratory, endocrine, lymphatic, emotional, mental and nervous systems is called Body massage. Body massage is the manipulation of the soft tissues of the body with the hands for healing, therapeutic, pleasurable and relaxing effects. Body massage is the loving touch of the …

Therapeutic Massage

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Therapeutic massage is the use of massage to heal mental and bodily aches and strains. Also known as manipulative therapy, therapeutic massage provides physical and psychological benefits. Physically, the effects of massage include injury healing, pain management and circulation improvement. The psychological aspects, through muscle manipulation leading to tension relief achieved by manipulating the muscles, are known to relieve stress. …

The Top Six Massage Techniques

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Massage is probably the oldest and simplest existing form of medical care that it has been applied for relaxation, fitness, and other health purposes. Basically, massage therapy is a therapeutic technique that involves manipulation of the soft tissues of the body. It is the calming, therapeutic process of kneading, stroking, and pressing the different areas of the body to alleviate …

The Health Benefits Of Massage Therapy

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Massage is all a matter of touch. We are all sensual beings and as a result our bodies respond well to massage and human contact. When there is touch, more healing takes place. These are some of known health benefits of Massage Therapy: • Improves blood circulation, thus allowing increased oxygen and nutrients to be delivered to treated areas including …

The Facts On The Healing Effects Of Touch And Massage

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Almost all human beings are born with a sense of touch, a basic human instinct that allows us to reach out and feel another person. Touching is a universal action that conveys love and caring. Communicating with hands comes second nature to speaking with the use of our voice. Through certain gestures we can convey affirmative and healing messages. These …

The Benefits Of Pregnancy Massage

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Whilst pregnancy is a time for a mother to really bond with the child she is carrying, it can also cause all sorts of physical aches and pains. As your pregnancy progresses and your stomach enlarges, the backaches and joint sores will only get worse. Having a massage can greatly alleviate these pains and is something all pregnant mothers should …

Some Things You Want To Know About Massage

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Most Americans know that massage therapy can help relieve stress and pain, reduce blood pressure and boost the immune system. And, more people than ever are trying massage for the first time. Perhaps you received a gift certificate for massage. Maybe work’s been stressful, and you’ve thought about getting a massage to unwind. Or maybe you’re already a fan of …