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National Healthy Skin Month: How Therapeutic Kneads Promotes Healthy Skin with Massage

National Healthy Skin Month: How Therapeutic Kneads Promotes Healthy Skin with Massage

November is national skin month, and we hope that we’ve inspired you to take your skincare routine more seriously! And it doesn’t just stop there — make sure your massage therapist, manicurist, and aesthetician are also doing their part to keep your skin healthy by using all-natural skincare products. You owe it to yourself to be responsible for your well-being so don’t ever hesitate to ask what someone is putting on your skin. After all, if you protect your largest organ, it will promote your overall health.

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: Handle with Care!

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: Handle with Care!

According to the Mayo Clinic, Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a mental health condition that’s triggered by a terrifying event — either experiencing it or witnessing it. Symptoms may include flashbacks, nightmares and severe anxiety, as well as uncontrollable thoughts about the event.  When you hear the term PTSD, you think of veterans. It could also be first-responders, someone involved in a crime or accident, or someone who experienced abuse. For those who suffer from this diagnosis, that feeling can stay with them and never be fully resolved.  That fear and stress continues, even after the danger has been long gone…

How to Get a Real Foot Massage That Will Knock Your Socks Off!

How to Get a Real Foot Massage That Will Knock Your Socks Off!

It’s summer, which means it’s sandal season. After such a long winter in boots and closed toe shoes that give our feet support, we suddenly move to shoes that flop and wonder why our back, hips, knees and feet hurt so much. Mostly, it’s due to less shock absorption found in those flimsy shoes that…

How Can Massage Therapy Benefit Your Skin?

How Can Massage Therapy Benefit Your Skin?

Can you guess what your body’s largest organ is?  No, it’s not your stomach!   It protects you from the environment and allows your body to excrete impurities!  Now you got it right.  It’s your skin, your body suit, your indicator of physical ills.  Some doctors can look at the skin and detect disease of…

When and How Often Should Runners Get a Massage?

When and How Often Should Runners Get a Massage?

The frequency of which you get massage depends on how often and hard you train for running. However, getting a weekly, or at least monthly, massage can help any runner prevent injuries. Massage will help keep your muscles loose, which is one of the best ways to prevent the most common of running injuries. Deep…

Everyone Profits from Workplace Massage

Everyone Profits from Workplace Massage

According to a survey of 800,000 workers in over 300 companies, the number of employees calling in sick because of stress tripled between 1996 to 2000. An estimated 1 million workers are absent every day due to stress. The European Agency for Safety and Health at Work reported that over half of the 550 million…

The Benefits of Massage Therapy for Arthritis

The Benefits of Massage Therapy for Arthritis

According to the Center of Disease Control, 54 million people in the United States live with arthritis. That is 23% of adults. Arthritis encompasses over 100 diseases, including the most common disease related to arthritis, osteoarthritis. It frequently occurs along with other diseases, such as heart disease and diabetes. The most common symptoms of arthritis are…

Don’t Let the Sun Set on Your Stress – Get a Massage

Don’t Let the Sun Set on Your Stress – Get a Massage

It’s a known fact that stress affects how you sleep at night.  Over 50-70 million people suffer with insomnia and of those people, over 10 million people take some form of sleep medication.  Emergency room visits have spiked over the years due to misuse or reactions from the medications, only to have studies show that…

A Team That “Kneads” You to Take the Lead

A Team That “Kneads” You to Take the Lead

Many people think massage is something that is done while lying on a massage table, resting comfortably as the massage therapist moves about the room.  Technically speaking, your job is to relax while the therapist moves their hands and stretches your body.  In order for you to really get the most out of your massage,…