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8 Alternative Treatments + Massage for Phantom Pain Phenomena

Nov 18 2021

Learn about phantom pain and phantom limb syndrome, as well as 9 alternative and complementary practices (including massage therapy) that can be used to reduce emotional distress from this phenomena.

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Why You Should Pay Attention to the Ribs in Every Session

Oct 25 2021

There is a simple way that you can make the next massage you give—and every massage after that—more effective: spend five minutes working the rib cage.

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The Benefits of Gua Sha: Chinese Scraping Method

Sep 27 2021

Discover the healing modality of Gua Sha and its traditional application. Learn about the many benefits of this Chinese scraping method that have been confirmed in research studies, as well as the author's own findings during Gua Sha sessions in private practice.

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Differences Between Relaxation Massage, Medical Massage & Sports Massage

Aug 29 2014

A friend gives you a gift certificate for a massage, but what kind of massage will it be? What do you request – do you even have a choice? Learn about some basic options available to you when the time comes for you to schedule that appointment. Continue reading

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Where On My Body Is a Massage Therapist Allowed to or Qualified to Work?

Jun 30 2014

Discover which parts of the body are forbidden to touch during a massage session. Continue reading

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Why Do I Feel Ill The Day After My Massage?

Jun 10 2014

You get a massage to feel good, to feel better. Yet, the next day you are full of aches and feel a bit like you might be coming down with something. What is going on? A simple explanation and a few helpful hints may help you to avoid this in the future. Continue reading

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5 Diabetes-Friendly Thanksgiving Foods

Nov 16 2021

Since November is National Diabetes month, we want to provide a few tasty twists on traditional dishes to make this holiday healthier for you and your loved ones with diabetes.

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7 Ways to Boost Your Skin’s Health

Nov 3 2021

Here are 7 ways you can boost your skin’s health, not only during the month of November (Healthy Skin Month!), but all year long.

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7 Tips for Preventing Fall Weight Gain

Oct 19 2021

Are you looking for ways to prevent fall weight gain? These seven tips - including picking up a new hobby, and taking time to destress - can help!

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