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Aromatherapy complements massage

Essential oils and scents can help stimulate the body’s nervous and limbic systems Take a deep breath inward. The soothing scent travels through your nose and then quickly enters your thoughts and your heart. That’s the transcendent power of aromatherapy. Also referred to as essential oil therapy, the practice may be defined as “the art and science of utilizing naturally extracted

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Will you be sore after a massage?

While some people experience temporary post-massage soreness, the benefits are worth it New and potential massage clients often want to know, “Will I be sore the day after my massage?” Our answer is this: possibly—but probably not enough to counteract the overwhelming benefits. Given that all of our bodies are different, each person may react in varying ways to the

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Should you exercise after a massage?

Massage and exercise are both part of a healthy lifestyle After a massage, it is important to wait at least 24 hours before doing any strenuous exercise. Strenuous exercise includes running, weight lifting, high-intensity aerobics, power yoga and more. Light exercise, such as moderate walking, gentle stretching or easy-paced swimming, are okay for most healthy individuals after their massage. One

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What is neuromuscular massage?

Neuromuscular Massage and Myofascial Pain “Myofascia” is a term describing muscle (myo) and the connective tissue (fascia) surrounding muscle. When the muscles and tissues become injured or stressed, they form a “knot” of painful tissue. This knot tightens the fascia, creating a trigger point and causing pain at the site or referred pain to other locations of the body. Chronic

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A healthy lifestyle includes massage

From pain relief to stress reduction, massage therapy has health benefits Welcome to Be Well Bodyworks’ new blog. Our team of certified massage therapists in Longmont, Colorado, are here to serve you with the utmost skill and care as you take a break from your busy life to focus on healing, relaxation and mind-body rejuvenation. We hope to use our

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