November 12, 2015

 

Sometimes a "truth" is not what it seems. Take lactic acid. For years, many massage therapists have been taught that lactic acid can and should be flushed from the muscles of athletes after intense activity. This truism has been passed on to clients who have also acce...

November 12, 2015

 

 

                 Professional athletes and their coaches have sworn by massage therapy for years, going so far as to keep massage therapists on the payroll indefinitely.  Until recently, there hasn’t been conclusive evidence th...

November 7, 2015

 

Benefits of Massage

Massage therapy is becoming more widely accepted in the medical community as a credible treatment for many types of back pain and/or as an adjunct to other medical treatments. Research shows that massage therapy has several potential health benefits...

November 6, 2015

 

Is it conceivable that massage can provide more effective relief from low back pain than medication? A new study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine suggests this therapy might indeed alleviate back pain better in the short term than traditional interventions...

November 4, 2015

 

 

     For more than a decade, Bill Cook has gotten a weekly massage. He isn’t a professional athlete. He didn’t receive a lifetime gift certificate to a spa.

Nor is the procedure a mere indulgence, he says – it’s medicinal.

In 2002, Cook – a 58-year-old r...

 

Imagine living with chronic pain. Every day you wake up—after a night where you might not have gotten very much sleep—knowing that your day will involve pain, most often in several areas of your body. Then, add in the depression and anxiety that often accompanies havi...

Myofascia – What In the World Is It? And Why Do I Care?

 

Myofascia and fascia. We are hearing these words more often these days. That’s mainly because the medical field is finally becoming more aware of just how significant a role they play in our daily function. Not on...

Astaxanthin – One of the Ocean’s Greatest Gifts

 

The ocean is full of marvelous treasures that are all amazing and special in their own way. One of the most fascinating riches I’ve come across recently is Astaxanthin. To mention first, Astaxanthin a nutrient produced by...

Welcome to the wonderful world of Aloe Vera!

 

Aloe Vera is one of the most nutrient-dense plants on the planet. It has been used for medicinal purposes for thousands of years. It can heal the body from such ailments as inflammation, arthritis, IBS, unstable blood sugar,...

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