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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Massage Therapy Styles and Health Benefits

By Robin Jillson | Article Featured on Zeel

Usually, when people hear about Manual Lymphatic Drainage (MLD) Massage they think it’s only for individuals who have lymphedema.  While its reputation as a form of medical massage therapy isn’t undeserved, Lymphatic Drainage has recently become a technique of choice among a variety of massage lovers due to its many benefits.

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Massage for Carpal Tunnel Relief

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Daily activities contribute to sore wrists and include using computer for work, playing racquet sports, kayaking, lifting weights and working in the yard. Your wrists are sensitive to overuse and when they are sore, you want relief. Fortunately, you can give yourself a hand massage to alleviate sore wrists and help you return to your activities. If wrist pain is interfering with your day, take five minutes and try one, or all, of these three ways to massage away the pain:

1- Forearm Rub- The muscles that control your wrists are located […]

8+ Science-Based Benefits of Massage

Written by Puya Yazdi, MD | Article Featured on Selfhacked

Ever wonder how massage relieves pain, stress, and anxiety? Not only do many traditional cultures practice massage as a medicine, but there’s also a lot of science behind the powerful effects of massage. Read this post to learn more about how massage really works and its proven health benefits.

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What is Orthopedic Massage Therapy?

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Massage therapy is well-known for reducing pain and alleviating stress. For people with orthopedic conditions, massage therapy can be even more beneficial. Whether they’re an athlete pushing their bodies to compete in a sport or they’ve suffered from a disorder or injury, massage therapy can help people with aches in the skeletal structure. Massage focused on orthopedic pathologies has a variety of benefits. Learn more about orthopedic massage and why it’s so important!

Orthopedic massage centers around the tissues and muscles that surround the joints of the body. This type of massage therapy focuses on […]

Can Massage Help Your Back Problem?

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For most of us, the answer is probably ‘yes’, since massage is non-invasive and considered very low risk for most people. In addition to physical benefits, certain types of massage have been shown to help psychologically via relaxation and increased production of ‘feel good’ chemicals that the body naturally produces (endorphins)–helpful for people with both acute back problems and chronic back pain. This newsletter describes why massage may be right for you.

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5 Musts for Healthier Holidays

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Quick reminders, and some new tips, for a healthier approach to holiday splurges.

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Massage as Treatment for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Posted by: Dreamclinic Massage

What do you do if your doctor tells you that you have Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS)?  While highly effective, massage for Carpal Tunnel is often not brought up by conventional doctors. Symptoms of CTS include numbness, tingling, and pain in the hand and fingers as well as pain that can radiate up the forearm.  The pain is caused by constant pressure on the median nerve – the main nerve to the hand.  The pressure most often results from swelling or thickening of the wrist tendons due to repetitive wrist movements.  Poor office ergonomics, turning a wrench […]