Are You Suffering From Neck Pain? Try a Massage!

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What are the main causes of neck pain?

A stiff neck can refer to anything from a dull, constant ache, to a sharp, stabbing pain when moving the head from side to side. Millions of people around the world experience neck pain every day, due to:

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How can massage help to relieve back pain?

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What are the main causes of back pain?

The human back is made up of 77 different muscles, so it’s no wonder that most massages tend to concentrate on this area. If you have knots in your shoulders, suffer from chronic stiffness in your lower back, or have pulled a muscle from something as simple as bending over, there are a lot of different ways that back pain can impact your life. Because these muscles are so closely connected, when one thing goes, everything else seems to follow, so it’s important not to leave it […]

What type of massage is best for treating Fibromyalgia?

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What is fibromyalgia?

Fibromyalgia is a chronic condition characterised by constant pain, tiredness and cognitive issues, such as problems managing emotions. It can occur during any stage of life, though is most common in women between 30 and 50.

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As a Veteran With PTSD, Can Massage Help Me?

Article by Massage Source | By Linda Fehrs LMT

You learn things in the military that you never would have learned in civilian life. You see and experience events that few people do. Sacrifices are made that might never been made had you not been in the military.

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Massage as natural pain relief

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What causes chronic pain?

Although everyone experiences aches and pains sometimes, chronic pain can be defined as pain that lasts from 3-6 months or more. The effects of constant or recurring pain are more than physical; it can also affect your mental health and lifestyle.

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Deep Tissue vs Sports Massage

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Deep Tissue and Sports massages – how are they different?

You’re feeling achy after a workout, or you’re stiff after working long hours at your desk. Your friend recommends a sports massage to loosen up, but your work colleague has been extolling the wonders of deep tissue treatments. Which to go for?

Both treatments have their roots in the same science. In fact, sports massage evolved from deep tissue techniques, branching out to offer some benefits of its own. Here’s a quick rundown to help with deciding which is right for you.

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Treatment anxiety is a thing – here’s how to relax

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Three Urban therapists give their tips on how to enjoy your massage, without feeling embarrassed or awkward.

We all know how enjoyable it is to have a massage at home. But if you’re feeling self-conscious about the process, unsure about letting someone into your home or worried about how you’ll react, don’t – mobile massage therapists have seen it all before, as three of them will explain.

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3 massages that will help you sleep

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Sometimes – despite your best efforts – you just can’t seem to nod off. That’s why it’s important to have an arsenal of tricks up your sleeve – just in case you can’t get to sleep.

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A runner’s guide to massage

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A runner’s guide to massage

Whether you’ve got a cabinet filled with Ultra Marathon finisher medals, or you’re just setting off on your running journey, every pavement-pounder can benefit from massage. From boosting performance to aiding recovery, we’ve got the low down for you here.

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How massage may help hip and knee pain sufferers

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What causes hip pain?

When we experience muscular hip pain, we’re often feeling the referred effects of knots in the gluteus medius and minimus muscles. Tension held in these muscles, as well as in the gluteus maximus, piriformis and lumbar paraspinal muscles, can lead to pain in the lower back, buttocks and even legs.

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