Having Trouble Sleeping? How Massage Therapy Can Help

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Not many things can refresh and rejuvenate your body like a good night’s sleep. Ignoring or trying to endure insomnia is like driving your car every day without ever changing the oil, putting air in your tires, or getting any other preventative maintenance. Sooner or later, you’re going to break down. Healthy sleep can lead … Continue reading “Having Trouble Sleeping? How Massage Therapy Can Help”

Understanding the Elements of Shiatsu Massage

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Today, shiatsu has become a brand name synonymous with massage and relaxation. Retailers offer shiatsu chairs, shiatsu pillows, shiatsu cushions, shiatsu foot massagers, and many other devices. Massage therapists of all sorts practice shiatsu massage around the globe, in many popular variations and styles. But what is the true, genuine shiatsu technique? How did its creators … Continue reading “Understanding the Elements of Shiatsu Massage”

6 Mental Health Benefits of Massage Therapy

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Today’s medical researchers have found massage therapy can provide benefits to those who experience mental health issues such as depression and anxiety. Experts have shown many types of massage therapy can be a great complement to psychotherapy for treating certain conditions. Here are some conditions massage therapy can have an effect on: 1. Depression and Anxiety … Continue reading “6 Mental Health Benefits of Massage Therapy”

12 Popular Massage Techniques and How They Help You

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Are you new to massage therapy? Whether you’re an experienced person looking to expand your self-care horizons or a massage newbie, you’ll likely be amazed by the number of available massage therapy techniques and practices and the benefits they can bring you. For those of you trying massage therapy for the first time, or for those … Continue reading “12 Popular Massage Techniques and How They Help You”

How to Find the Right Massage Therapist for You

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A successful first massage session isn’t just luck. Look for these characteristics of a good massage therapist to help ensure a good experience.