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Anatomy and Physiology Body-Mind Experience Manual therapy Massage Relaxation Remedial Massage Stress

What massage therapy can do for stress

An explanation for how massage therapy can reduce stress and stimulate relaxation.

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Experience Manual therapy Massage Posture Stress

Why I almost never put you face-down first for your massage treatment

There’s a conventional wisdom in massage therapy: “rub where it hurts.” This is wrong.

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Manual therapy Massage Remedial Massage Sports

Can a massage help you do the splits?

There are many unanswered questions in the universe. How many decimal places are there in Pi? Is there a unified theory of physics? How does a shepherd count his flock without falling asleep? It’s possible we’ll never know. Some questions, however, can be answered. For example, if a therapeutic massage is meant to lengthen and […]

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Anatomy and Physiology Experience Fitness Massage Pain Posture Remedial Massage

Why is back pain so common?

The facts of back pain: Back pain is especially common in the developed countries – and it seems that the more developed the country, the more back pain there is.[1][2][3, table 6.24.2] The World Health Organisation (WHO) reported in 2010 that low back pain was the most physically disabling condition in the world, so if you […]

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The most important thing your massage therapist doesn’t know

Do you see a massage therapist for your sore, tight-feeling shoulders? If you do, there is every possibility they are making you feel worse, not better.