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3 ways massage benefits your brain

Massage benefits your brain in some surprising ways It’s obvious that massages can be beneficial for people who have aches, pains and certain types of sports injuries. However, did you know that massage also benefits your brain? Below are just a few of the mental benefits of massage: Better sleep Good sleep is a cornerstone of both physical and mental

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Ashiatsu and the back were made for each other

Help alleviate back pain with this unique massage therapy technique According to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, about 80 percent of adults will experience low back pain at some point in their lives. It’s also interesting to note that the majority of low back pain is simply due to problems with how the spine, muscle, intervertebral discs

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Pain relief with neuromuscular massage

This massage technique pinpoints problem areas Neuromuscular massage is recognized by the American Academy of Pain Management as an effective form of treatment for chronic back and neck pain, as well as other pain caused by muscle strain and other soft tissue injuries. This type of massage treatment works by pinpointing the exact location of the muscles that are causing

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Massage, nutrition and other complementary health services

You may have seen recent headlines discussing the idea of complementary medicine, or integrative medicine, as a new approach to treating the whole body. While the approach is anything but new – many types of complementary medicine have been around for thousands of years – more traditional medical doctors and institutions seem to be incorporating these treatments into their patient

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Deep tissue massage can ease pain, stress

Benefits of deep tissue massage Many people experience muscle pain and tension on a daily basis. Massage therapy is a great way to loosen up and get rid of that built-up muscle tension. In some cases, extra pressure is needed to fully relax the body and relieve pain. A deep tissue massage is much like a Swedish massage,

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10 Super-Healthy Snacks Ideal for Kids

Compiled by Linda Engelbrecht, Holistic Nutrition Consultant We have put together 10 recipes for you to enjoy the season with fresh vegetables and fruit available around us that your children are sure to enjoy! Roasted Red Pepper Hummus 2 large roasted red bell peppers 2 heads of roasted garlic 1 (15 oz) can chickpeas, drained 2 tablespoon fresh lemon juice

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3 ways massage benefits your brain

Massage benefits your brain in some surprising ways It’s obvious that massages can be beneficial for people who have aches, pains and certain types of sports injuries. However, did you know that massage also benefits your brain? Below are just a few of the mental benefits of massage: Better sleep Good sleep is a cornerstone of both physical and mental

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