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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Did you know professional athletes visit a massage therapist multiple times a week? A massage is also known simplest and oldest form of medicine. So why visit a massage therapist if you’re an athlete or into fitness and health?
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Its summer time! If you can’t get away to a tropical paradise or even just a day beach trip why not refresh your palette with some flavors from the Island. The fruit we are specifically talking about is pineapple. Continue reading “Why You Should Have a Taste of the Tropics”
Waking up at 6am to hit a morning yoga class is not always an option for everyone. Nonetheless we’re sure you have heard of the amazing results people have had on their muscle joints and mobility from yoga. Continue reading “Simple Stretching | Get Your Joints Moving!”
Massage therapy has continually evolved over the past 5000 years of its existence. Civilizations in the East and the West praised massage therapy for its healing benefits and its ability to prevent future illnesses. Continue reading “The History of Massage Therapy”
Craving something salty? How about sweet? Our body’s natural response to chemical imbalances is craving foods that can be quickly metabolized to make up for whatever we are missing. Continue reading “Combat Food Cravings | Understanding Why This Happens”
At Massage Works 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”
The weekend is the best time to take a few moments for yourself to relax and restore. Getting rid of stress is easier said than done. No one chooses to have stress but is simply a part of life and a direct reflection on the events currently going on in our lives. Continue reading “Simple Ways Everyone Can Destress”
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.
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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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