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Rare But Potential Adverse Events Resulting from Massage

Sep 6 2019

Rare But Potential Adverse Events Resulting from MassageWhile massage is generally considered a safe form of therapy, it is not entirely free of risks. In any discussion of negative effects resulting from massage, however, it’s important to distinguish between side effects and adverse events.

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5 Reasons Why All Massage Therapists Should Know How to Do Chair Massage

Aug 22 2019

5 Reasons Why All Massage Therapists Should Know How to Do Chair MassageLearn more about chair massage therapy, its 10 main benefits, plus 5 amazing reasons offering chair massage can be a valuable asset to your massage practice.

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Dispelling Client and Therapist Fears of Working These 4 Sensitive Areas

Aug 2 2019

Dispelling Client and Therapist Fears of Working These 4 Sensitive AreasThe intention of this article is to help dispel fears, for both clients and massage therapists alike, on working 4 sensitive areas of the body, including the abdomen and gluteal region.

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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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Prunes – The New Superfood

Sep 17 2019

Prunes are making a serious comeback as a superfood, and they are packed with an array of health benefits ranging from weight loss, digestion to liver health and more.

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The Top 9 Healthy Meat Alternatives

Sep 11 2019

This article digs into the leading brands in the meat replacement industry, dishes out the top 9 healthy meat alternatives, and serves up a delicious vegan mushroom bean burger you can make at home.

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How Many Times Should I Pee in 24 Hours?

Sep 3 2019

Find out how many times is "normal" to pee each day. Plus discover how your pee's color and the sensation during urination can all be valuable health clues.

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