How Massage Can Decrease Your Back Pain During Pregnancy

Thursday, September 28th, 2017
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The benefits of massage therapy include alleviating pregnancy-related back pain. In addition to relief from back pain, this therapy can help you get better sleep, improve your mood, and reduce swelling during your pregnancy. You may have some concerns about receiving a massage while pregnant, but this care is safe when administered by an experienced professional. The following will help you decide if massage therapy is right for you during your pregnancy… [Read More]

Acupuncture For Pain Relief, Improved Sleep, And Digestion

Tuesday, September 26th, 2017
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Acupuncture promotes your natural healing processes and improves your health by stimulating multiple body systems. The most common method to stimulate acupoints is accomplished by inserting sterile, fine point needles into the skin. Other methods can be used to enhance the effects such as heat, pressure, or electrical stimulation. A few other acupuncture methods include moxibustion or heat therapy, manual massage, topical herbal medicines, and cupping. The following are a few ways that acupuncture can relieve your pain and improve your digestion, sleep, and emotional well-being… [Read More]

9 Benefits That Cupping Therapy Can Give You

Tuesday, September 26th, 2017
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You have probably heard of a practice called cupping, but you may wonder why people receive this therapy. Cupping therapy is the process of warming small glass cups before placing them onto the skin. The cups are then pulled away from the body to relax and loosen muscles by promoting blood flow. This process can be viewed as the inverse of massage therapy. Rather than applying pressure to muscles, suction is used to pull the skin and muscles upward. If you have been interested in trying cupping therapy, here are nine benefits that you can expect… [Read More]

8 Tips For Choosing The Right Acupuncturist For You

Tuesday, August 8th, 2017
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If you are new to receiving acupuncture, finding the right acupuncturist may seem difficult. Many people are unsure what to expect from an acupuncture session, so they do not know how to begin searching for a practitioner… [Read More]

5 Things You Should Share With Your Massage Therapist

Tuesday, August 8th, 2017
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Every massage should be tailored to the individual receiving it. While most massage therapists are fairly intuitive and able to read each body’s individual physical and muscular issues, they are not psychic. Communication is critical to receiving the full benefits of your massage. Here are a few things you should discuss with your massage therapist, both before, during, and after therapy, to ensure the best experience possible… [Read More]

Finding The The Right Massage Therapist For Your Needs

Friday, July 28th, 2017
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When most people think about massages, they think of spas and luxury. These are definitely accurate thoughts, but this therapy should be much more than an occasional indulgence. In the hands of the right massage therapist, the experience can be therapeutic and rehabilitative. This therapy can even partner with other medical treatments to heal the body and mind. The following can help you find the best massage therapist for your unique needs… [Read More]

What Type Of Massage Therapy Should You Receive?

Friday, July 28th, 2017
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It can be difficult to determine which of the many massage techniques are right for you, especially if it is your first time receiving this therapy. The choice will depend on your pressure preferences, physical condition, and health needs. The following information will help you determine which type of massage therapy will be most therapeutic and beneficial for you… [Read More]

5 Steps For Choosing The Best Acupuncture Therapist

Wednesday, July 26th, 2017
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Choosing an acupuncturist is somewhat comparable to choosing any kind of healthcare provider. However, the relationship you will develop with your acupuncturist will be different than what you experience with other professionals. Considerations should include cost and location, but also the personal style of the therapist and their education or specialty areas. The following are five steps that can help you choose the best acupuncturist for your needs… [Read More]

Massage Therapy Can Help The Natural Detoxification Process

Wednesday, July 26th, 2017
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If you are not feeling your best and haven’t been able to find a reason why, it may be time for a detox. Detoxing doesn’t mean you need to turn to a fancy diet or drink some strange smoothie. A more natural way to enhance your body’s detoxification process is with massage therapy. Your body’s natural cleansing abilities can slow down for a number of reasons, like lack of exercise, or too little fluid or fiber in your diet. A detox massage can encourage your body to realign its own cleaning processes to work more efficiently… [Read More]

5 Health Benefits Provided By Cupping Therapy

Monday, July 17th, 2017

Cupping therapy, though it has been relatively unknown to Western civilization until recently, has been utilized in Traditional Chinese Medicine for thousands of years. It was even recommended by Hippocrates, the man many consider to be the father of modern medicine, in his guide to clinical treatment. Though techniques have been modernized, the philosophy behind this therapy has remained the same. Cupping therapy uses small glass, plastic, or bamboo jars as suction devices that are placed on the body in various places. Cupping therapy is used to relieve pain, boost immune function, rid the body of toxins, and lower stress… [Read More]