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Plantar Wart Detection for Bodyworkers

Nov 7 2019

Plantar Wart Detection for BodyworkersEven if your clients don't know what lurks on the undersides of their feet, discover why massage therapists must be able to recognize a potential case of plantar warts.

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Using Massage to Address Heel Spurs

Nov 6 2019

Using Massage to Address Heal SpursFind out why massage therapists who are knowledgeable about heel spurs and their treatment are in an ideal position to help affected clients.

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Morton’s Foot: One Little Bone, One Big Problem

Nov 1 2019

Morton's Toe: One Little Bone, One Big ProblemThe human body contains many wonderful things. Most of them have been handed down genetically, from parent to child, and there is little we can do to change them. One such trait is called Morton's Foot. Only about 20-30 percent of the world population has this attribute, where the second toe appears longer than the first. About 80 percent of those with Morton's Foot suffer from chronic pain. Much of it is thought to derive from this relatively rare foot configuration. Learn how discomfort from Morton's Foot can be eased using massage therapy.

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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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Your Gut Microbiome: Medications That Can Cause Damage and Foods That Can Help

Nov 8 2019

A recent study presented at the United European Gastroenterology found that 18 commonly used drug categories greatly affected the structure of the microbiome in your gut. Find out if you are taking any of these drugs! Plus discover foods that can help.

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CBD’s New Role: Relieving Sexual Anxiety

Nov 5 2019

Discover signs that point to sexual anxiety or intimacy issues, as well as how CBD is showing promise in relieving these issues.

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16 Best Fall Fruits and Vegetables

Oct 29 2019

Introduce your taste buds to 16 of fall's most savory fruits and vegetables, including butternut squash, pears, cranberries and more!

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