Category Archives: Massage Therapy

Tips Before Getting a Massage

The first time you visit a massage therapist, you may be unsure about the whole procedure. Preparing for a massage is a lot like getting ready to go to the gym and workout minus all of the huffing and puffing. … Continue reading

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Cost Comparison: Buying a Massage Chair vs. Massage Therapist

Some people wonder what the most cost-effective way is to find consistent pain relief. They visit their masseuse once a week, paying out for these services. After opening up your checkbook so many times, you may begin to ask yourself, … Continue reading

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Understanding How Trigger Points are Stimulated

Trigger points are localized areas formed by buildup and deposits from chemicals that help your muscles recover. Trigger points can cause severe pains and even headaches. Many people lose sleep and suffer a living a lower quality of life because … Continue reading

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Massage Types Influence Massage Chair Design

While there are a variety of different massage types, the two most common techniques are Swedish and Shiatsu. These massage types heavily influence massage chair designs, as they strive to closely mimic the motion of human hands. These differences in massage types … Continue reading

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Cracking Your Body with Reflexology

Imagine your entire body has an accessible interface, where you could prevent and address problems throughout your body. In reflexology, your body has such a interface, and it happens to be your feet. Reflexology provides a map of your body … Continue reading

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What is Shiatsu Massage? – Infographic

What is this strangely foreign thing called Shiatsu massage therapy? Though its name may be foreign, Shiatsu massage is a rather simple, yet effective way to relieve chronic back pain from one’s every day life. Incorporating the use of pressure … Continue reading

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The Benefits of Massage Therapy (Part 4): It’s All Psychological

Good for the Body, Good for the Mind. The last few entries in our series on the Benefits of Massage Therapy (Part 1, Part 2, Part 3) introduced the holistic, body-healthy benefits of effective deep-tissue massage. We discussed how massage … Continue reading

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The Benefits of Massage Therapy (Part 3): For Beautiful Skin…

Massage doesn’t only benefit your muscles, bones, and psychological wellbeing, it also improves the look of your body’s most visible organ – your skin! We’ve all seen and heard the countless commercials for the contemporary bevy of health and beauty … Continue reading

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About Shiatsu Massage

Everything and anything one could ever want to know about the Shiatsu massage. Shiatsu massage is a form of holistic medicine primarily practiced in Japan that is translated to mean “finger pressure”.  Similar to acupuncture, shiatsu is a type of … Continue reading

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The Benefits of Massage Therapy (Part 2): Support Your Muscles, Support Your Bones

Massage can do a lot of things for you, both psychologically and physically. But if someone had to pinpoint just one thing that massage therapy is really, really good for – the one thing that makes it a valuable supplement … Continue reading

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