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Cupping Therapy Services

Facial Rejuvenation Cupping Session 45 minutes, Available with Brianna Facial Cupping is a very popular treatment in Europe, Russia and Asia and is found to be effective in reducing the appearance of wrinkles and giving a smooth texture to the skin. It is a non-invasive treatment that can minimize the effects of sun and environmental damage, and aging. It is done using specialized cups that are specifically designed for the face, neck and upper chest to NOT leave marks. As a result [...]

By |2021-08-24T12:03:17-05:00November 20, 2017|Massage|
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Massage Cupping

Cupping is a technique using suction to pull blood and fluid that is stuck in the muscles to the surface layers of the skin to put it back into the bloodstream for processing. The newly oxygenated blood then flows back into the area to promote healing. Cupping originated in Asia thousands of years ago. Cupping is noninvasive; it decompresses the muscles instead of compressing with regular therapeutic massage. Since it's noninvasive, many athletes at the Olympics (made popular by Michael Phelps) were [...]

By |2021-10-14T12:16:42-05:00August 11, 2017|Massage|
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How to give a fantastic massage

Everyone wants a massage, but sometimes making it in to see your favorite massage therapist (hi there!) just isn’t feasible. It’s in those unexpected and inconvenient moments that knowing how to give your partner a pretty great massage yourself can make the difference between a rotten day and a better one. But of course, this hinges on one thing: do you know how to give a good massage? Giving an at-home massage is not that hard. Here are my favorite tips: Use firm pressure, but [...]

By |2021-02-01T00:09:26-05:00February 1, 2017|Massage|
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Why your legs need a massage

Our legs do a lot for us. We use them all day, every day. Like other parts of our body they can get tired, overused, sore, and in need of some care. Our legs take us where we want to go. They let us walk around to do what we need to do - even if it's just to grab a snack from the kitchen. Some jobs are physical and involve being on your feet a lot. If lifting and moving things are [...]

By |2020-12-06T02:16:42-05:00December 20, 2016|Massage|
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Should I cancel my massage if I’m sick?

Short answer: Yes, please. Long Answer: Yes, please. Massage is great. You know this. But it's not always a great idea. As cold and flu season approaches again, it's important that you know when it may be necessary to cancel your appointment. Why?  When you are sick, your body needs rest. It's strange to think about it this way, but receiving massage is an active task, it is not entirely rest. Massage causes change in the body, and your body has to work to maintain [...]

By |2017-11-07T02:41:28-05:00August 24, 2016|Massage|
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5 Tips for Neck & Shoulder Care between Massage Appointments

People with neck and shoulder issues often have their pain return before their next massage appointment. Work, play and children all make demands on the body. A dull ache can quickly turn into a burning pain especially while folding laundry, doing yard work, playing on the computer or any of the other million things you do. What can you do between professional massage appointments to take the edge off neck and shoulder pain? Here are some ideas. Take a Break Take short breaks [...]

By |2021-02-01T00:05:18-05:00July 22, 2016|Massage|
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3 Things Massage Can Help You With Right Now

We know massage will make us move better and feel happier, but not everyone can make time for regular appointments. Luckily massage is great preventive care and it can have some instant results. Check out these 3 things massage can help you with right now. Headaches   Tension headaches (often called stress headaches) are the most common type of headaches among adults. Pain or pressure in your forehead or on the top or sides of your head? Could be a tension headache. It's especially likely [...]

By |2017-11-07T02:35:00-05:00April 19, 2016|Massage|
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