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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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