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The benefits of medical massage

With a doctor’s prescription, medical massage can be used to treat a variety of injuries and conditions Medical massage is beneficial to those who may suffer from chronic aches and pains, and it can also help patients recover from certain injuries. Here are some FAQs for those who are looking into medical massage: What is medical massage? It is doctor-prescribed massage

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Massage and healthy living

Support your muscles’ ability to exercise and recover with massage therapy In a world in which the words “healthy living” encompass different and opposing ideas, where fad diets fall in and out of fashion almost weekly, it is difficult to know exactly what you should do to really care for your body. An ancient belief, which has recently received a lot more

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Injury recovery and massage

How massage can aid your healing process Having trouble with a long-term injury or recovering from a recent sprain? Fortunately, injury recovery and massage go hand-in-hand, and scheduling your first massage serves as an important step in recovering from a variety of both old and new injuries. An analysis by sports performance professionals found that massage facilitates injury recovery in a variety

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Get the most out of your massage

Three tips to get the best massage experience possible Whether you’re just scheduling your first appointment or you’ve been a client of ours for years, there are some tips you should know about preparing your body to have the best massage experience every time. (Your muscles will thank you for it!) Taking ownership of your own wellness is a daily

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Hot stone massage

Heat can enhance the benefits of massage therapy No one needs an excuse to get a massage. A massage is such a relaxing treat that a lot of people enjoy the benefits of massage on a regular basis. However, massage can also be used therapeutically to alleviate muscle soreness and provide relief from persistent aches and pains. Hot stone massage is

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Improve both your physical and mental well-being with massage

Massage offers physical and mental benefits The use of massage to treat aches and pains has been around for thousands of years. For a long time, massage therapy has been looked at merely as a way to treat oneself and relax. Over the past decade, massage therapy has gained traction and is finally being recognized as an incredibly effective method

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Using Sombra with massage for pain relief

Massage gels and products to enhance pain relief Sombra is a natural pain relieving gel. According to Sombra, it is made without artificial or irritating ingredients like fragrances, harsh chemicals, silicones and parabens. Sombra offers a few different products to address various needs: Warm Pain Relief – This product helps relieve pain with a relaxing, soothing and comfortable warming sensation. The

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The calming power of touch for children

How massage can help children Parents concerned about the health of their children never want to accidentally do something that could be harmful. For example, headlines have warned parents about the dangers associated with taking children to a chiropractor for years. Reading a headline like that may leave you asking yourself if massage is safe for your child. According to most medical experts,

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Five essential oils that complement your massage

Essential oils can be used as aromatherapy with massage Aromatherapy has been around for nearly 6,000 years. Through the ages, essential oils have been used to treat anxiety, depression, pains and aches, sleep problems and other physical ailments. Their use extends to spiritual practices (prayers and anointing oil used to heal the sick), therapeutic uses, hygiene and ritualis (some cultures

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