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Archive for August 2017

How to Treat Chronic Pain without Medication

  Most people who seek to treat chronic pain without medication are focused on one of three problems. First, they feel that the pain medication is just masking their issue, and they want to pursue true healing. Secondly, pain medication has not been as effective at pain management as they hoped for. Lastly, people want…

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Which Massage Style Should a First Time Patient Choose?

  People going to a massage therapist for the first time often have a lot of questions. Are you going to have to undress? (Not if you don’t want to.) Is this going to hurt? (No, speak up if anything hurts you!) What kind of massage should I try first? (That answer… is a little…

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Why Choose Therapeutic Massage Cupping Therapy

Therapeutic massage cupping therapy has been in use for over 3,000 years.  It is a form of alternative medicine. Ancient cultures believed in holistic medicine and produced many forms of it. There are many benefits of therapeutic massage cupping therapy.  It helps treat pain, deep scar tissues in the muscles, muscle knots, and swelling. Why choose…

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Three Exercises to Help Heal Sports Injuries

  Many people know that exercise and stretching help to heal sports injuries. But, they are unaware of what exercises to do. In this article, you will learn three exercises to help heal sports injuries.   Foam Roller Exercises Using a foam roller to stretch the muscles is great to ease yourself into your sport again.…

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The Science Behind Massage’s Stress Relieving Power

Massages feel amazing, but many people treat them as fun extras. Treating yourself to a massage may be fun, but they can also form a building block of regular self-care. Whether you’re trying to tackle stress and anxiety from life situations or as a by product of pain, massage for stress relief can help. The…

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How Cupping Therapy Helps Injuries Heal

Cupping therapy is an ancient Chinese practice that uses the power of suction to release muscle tension, improve blood flow, and help heal injuries. Though cupping therapy has many uses and techniques, it’s especially helpful for healing injuries. It does so in two main ways. First, it brings blood into the area to heal the…

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