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What is Aromatherapy Massage?
Massage therapy is a great option not only for relaxation but to also deal with muscle pain and strains. And aromatherapy massage is yet another tool in the massage toolbox that can be used to help with relaxation, pain management and improved mood. Aromatherapy is often used as an add-on service to deep tissue, hot stone, or Swedish massage. Adding
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3 Types of Massage for Fibromyalgia
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, fibromyalgia is a “condition that causes pain all over the body, sleep problems, fatigue, and often emotional and mental distress. Fibromyalgia affects about 4 million U.S. adults, about 2% of the adult population. The cause of fibromyalgia is not known, but it can be effectively treated and managed.
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Regular Massage Helps Arthritis Sufferers
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, approximately 58.5 million U.S. adults suffered from arthritis from 2013-2015. That’s about one in four U.S. adults with women being impacted more commonly than men. The Mayo Clinic defines arthritis as the swelling and tenderness of one or more of your joints. The main symptoms are joint pain and stiffness and
Regular Massage Therapy Treatments Can Help with Chronic Tension Headaches
According to the Mayo Clinic, a tension headache is defined as “a diffuse, mild to moderate pain in your head that’s often described as feeling a tight band around your head.” Treatments vary wildly from over-the-counter medications to simply finding a work/life balance that allows you to develop healthy habits. One of the best ways to address tension headaches is
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New study shows massage alleviates stress
In a new study published in the journal Scientific Reports in September 2020, researchers confirmed the parasympathetic nervous system, which relieves the body’s fight or flight response, is physically and psychologically regenerative and is especially activated through massage therapy.
Basically, we all thought massage encourages relaxation and that relaxing activates the parasympathetic nervous system, but these researchers