The United States is experiencing a significant demographic shift as its population ages. With the baby boomer generation reaching retirement age, the number of seniors is expected to increase significantly by 2030. This demographic transformation underscores the importance of addressing the healthcare needs of seniors, including finding effective ways to improve their quality of life. One such avenue that holds promise is massage therapy.Continue reading “Massage Therapy for Seniors: Improving Quality of Life through massage”
Thinking of a way to reward your office? Before you book a reservation for an office lunch why not do something for their health!
Working long hours, sitting for long periods of time, and having little time for physical fitness can take a toll on the body. Sometimes the effects of poor muscle and joint health don’t show until years down the road. Continue reading “Massage Works Onsite Massage”
Reflexology is more than just a massage, its a form massage therapy. It’s believed by our ancient ancestors that different parts of our body can trigger and relieve pain. Its used as a form of massage therapy based on a system of reflex points that effect a physical change throughout the body. It can reduce stress, headaches, digestive disorders, arthritis, insomnia, hormonal imbalance, menstrual disorders and digestive problems Continue reading “Reflexology and its History”
Physical activities can take a toll on our muscles, and also leave them feeling very fatigued and sore. You’re also more prone to an injury because of the repetitive strain being applied. Sometimes you can feel an injury developing and at other times it can just suddenly happen. Continue reading “Sports Massage”
Recovery from a surgery could involve weeks or even months of rehabilitation to nurture the area back to full health. Although massage is seen as a form of relaxation, using massage to feel better after surgery and heal faster is the oldest method of recovery, and it works wonders! Massage therapy can help the area not only heal faster, but also relieve pain and discomfort along the healing process. Doctors will usually recommend a physical therapist and a massage therapist to regain full functionality. Continue reading “Post Surgery Massage Therapy”
For the past two years I was lucky enough to dodge all sorts of illnesses while my friends and family members caught the cold once a year. Between eating healthy and stay fit, I would visit a massage therapist twice a week. A massage helped me eliminate a lot of stress during my university finals, while simultaneously trying to pay for rent and groceries. Continue reading “A Massage Can Boost Your Immune System”
A lot of people will resort to some sort of pain medication to relieve their headache/migraine. There are a ton of scholarly articles out in the wild that produce evidence towards the healing effects of a simple massage. It is also the healthiest way to cope and relieve pain, because you’re not destroying your body by pumping it full of medication and painkillers.
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At Massage Works Therapy Center we constantly strive to build upon the services we offer to best fit your needs. We’ve gone beyond the bounds of traditional massage therapy and added a dynamic range of services, some of which you may have never heard of. It’s important to us that we not only offer these services but also share our expertise on such topics. This week we would like to discuss Lymph Drainage Therapy. Continue reading “Lymph Drainage Therapy”
Massage Therapists can agree that it is most often Women who are seeking out their services. In many cases, the first time men book their first appointment for a massage it was because a loved one pushed them to do so. Not always, but in some instances, society has pushed women to feel obligated to be nurturing not only to others but also to themselves. More often men wait until their aches and pains become unbearable that they choose to speak up about their discomfort and seek help. Massage therapy is a legitimate medical service that many benefit from. It’s completely different from the cosmetic services offered by spas so no one should feel vain about seeking massage therapy. All our health issues cannot only be solved by your doctor or with a prescription. Massage therapy is actually one of the best natural alternatives for pain relief. Not only should Men look into adding massage therapy to their regiment but also there are many instances in which make great candidates for massage therapy.
Expecting a new addition to your family is an especially exciting time! Unfortunately, nine long months with a growing belly can inevitably lead to back pain. This is natural for the body, as it is responding to the extra weight that is put on the back muscles and joints. Carrying a baby changes the body’s natural center of gravity compromising the integrity of a women’s posture. At an important milestone is can be inconvenient to be disrupted by such discomfort. Prenatal Massage therapy is one of the best natural solutions to relieving this type of pain! Women may think the most convenient fix is asking a loved one to massage the aches and pains but these duties are best left up to the professionals.
A massage from someone who does not have formal education on the muscles and joints within the back can at best stimulate these areas during the massage, but the pain will return only a few seconds later. To address this pain long in the term it is best to consult a massage therapist. A massage therapist possesses the correct techniques to relax the back and understands the areas that need attention the most. With the help of a massage therapist, you are able to work as a team to communicate where you are experiencing pain and the best treatment that is right for your needs.
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