Carpal tunnel syndrome: causes, symptoms, and massage therapy

    Carpal tunnel syndrome is a very debilitating issue to suffer through and has a devastating effect on your daily life.  A person is more likely to develop this syndrome by repetitive movements like typing, hairstyling, massage therapy, automotive work, heavy machine operations, welders, surgeons and many more.  It is characterized by numbness and…

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TMJ Massage: Benefits and What to Expect

Many people suffer from TMD commonly referred to as TMJ.  TMD is a condition affecting the jaw joints commonly characterized by clicking or popping when talking or chewing, lack of mobility in the jaw, trouble swallowing, and feeling like the joint is out of place.  Other symptoms may also be associated with TMD such as…

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The Comfortable Massage

If you are new to massage or a regular and have trouble finding a therapist that gets it just right, here are 3 frequently asked questions and answers. What do I need to take off? The thing that you need to remember is that the massage experience is all about you and your comfort level. …

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Youth and Massage

    We, as adults, are familiar with massage in some shape, form, or fashion.  Some know it as a way to treat ourselves to a nice day of relaxation in a spa.  Others are more familiar associating it with pain management or a way to keep their bodies from becoming injured during exercise or…

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Lymphatic Massage

      Just as there are many different types of medical specialists, there are many different modalities of massage. Each modality has its own set of benefits.  The modality I am discussing today is Manual Lymphatic Massage. The lymph system is basically the body’s waste removal system. In the interstitial, the space between cells…

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3 Massage Tips You Can Use At Home

Whether you are a serious athlete, circuit trainer, or just someone with a stressful job, massage is necessary to reduce stress and prevent injury. Although a professional massage is irreplaceable, there are some things you can do at home between massages. When done daily, these few tips will help maintain the gains achieved in the…

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Why You Should Consider Getting A Massage

For years massage has had a negative reputation. It has been thought or as just a way to treat oneself for recreation or associated with “Asian massage” parlors.  If you walk into a business that has no visible license posted for the people doing massage, you are in an “Parlor”.  This is a place of…

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