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How Massage Improves Circulation

By: Kim M. Filkins, L.Ac.

There are many different types of massage. And each type has a specific purpose and benefits that are unique. While every massage can be relaxing and relieve pain and tension in the body, some of the forms of massage go even deeper than that. Lymphatic drainage massage is one example of a specialized massage technique

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5 Reasons to Get a Massage This Fall

As summer slows down and fall takes hold, so too should we allow our bodies to relax and recover.  Summer is generally the most active of all the seasons for many reasons.  The kids are out of school, family vacations happen more frequently and outdoor activities are more plentiful because of the warmer weather and longer hours of daylight.  With

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5 Ways Getting a Massage Can Help With Allergies

Allergies affect millions of people all over the world, and for most, the spring and fall seasons tend to be when allergies flare up for the worst making it miserable for those enduring the symptoms. The term allergy is used to describe a reaction produced by the body when it encounters something foreign that it’s not responding well to. The

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How Massage Can Help With Postoperative Pain

A survey showed that 48 million inpatient surgeries were performed on health issues that ranged from eye surgery to musculoskeletal surgeries. 80 percent of the people undergoing these surgeries reported that they had some form of postoperative pain, and 10 to 50 percent of these patients then develop chronic pain from the surgery itself. That’s a whole lot of people

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Benefits of Hemp Oil for Massage

Hemp is everywhere in today’s society.  And it has a host of positive benefits that can lend to our overall health.  But for many people, the confusion over hemp seed and CBD oil, leaves a lot of questions unanswered.  First off, let’s be clear.  Hemp seed oil is merely another carrier oil like sesame oil or coconut oil.  Therefore, it

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