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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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Improve social bonds with massage

Did you know massage can improve social bonds? If you feel overwhelmed and stressed, you’re in good company. According to the American Institute of Stress, 1 in 5 people experience extreme stress, resulting in shaking, heart palpitations and depression. Reduce stress and improve social bonds to help combat these symptoms. Here are some compelling reasons to use massage therapy to

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What causes tight muscles and stiff joints?

Tight muscles and stiff joints often have little to do with aging and more to do with lack of activity. So, if you are active and healthy, why are you experiencing stiff joints and tight muscles? Below are a few possible culprits: Dehydration Too much sitting/inactivity Whiplash or a bad fall Inflammation To counteract the effects of these conditions, try

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Integrated medicine: A new approach to well-being

Massage, nutrition and other complementary health services You may have seen recent headlines discussing the idea of complementary medicine, or integrated 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

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Creating a sense of personal peace this holiday season

How to tame stress and enjoy this time of year So many of our clients tell us that they enjoy visiting our center because it gives them a break from their often stressful routine. Here, they can settle in with a cup of tea and then turn off their brain during a soothing and therapeutic massage. Our aim is to

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Five tips for de-stressing

Managing stress is vital for a healthy lifestyle The world is a busy place. We spend our days balancing work, home and other obligations. We often neglect ourselves, causing us to feel overwhelmed and “stressed out.” Here are five tips on how to alleviate that stress and rebalance your life: Breathe. Deep breathing exercises have been proven to be one

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