Why You Should Go For Sports Massage Therapy

The name sports massage can often be a bit misleading as many people might think that it is exclusively for athletes.  In reality, sports massage has a much wider application, and even if you are not an athlete or fitness freak, it will be beneficial for you to go through massage sessions.  The muscles of the body can become fatigue for various reasons that cause muscle soreness, and pain and massage rejuvenate the muscles by restoring its strength and enhancing...

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What Does Massage Therapy Mean & How Can It Help You?

Massage therapy is the natural practice of massaging the muscles and the soft tissues in your body. The major objective of massage therapy is to increase both physical and mental benefits. There are a series of circular and coordinated movements that the therapist uses when it comes to pain relief and body-mind relaxation. Massage therapy is an ancient one and has been practiced in nations and cultures across the world since time immemorial. Kneading- the process of massage Massage therapists...

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Massage Therapy Is Now An Alternative Medical Treatment

More and more people are turning to massage therapy to address medical issues and to keep stress within manageable levels. There was a time when people who inclined high-end lifestyle took recourse to massage, but now it has turned into a necessity as people have realized its importance for medical treatment. Today, massage is widely accepted as a medical treatment much like other alternative treatments that are available.  This fact reveled in a survey conducted by American Massage Therapy Association...

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Discover The Physical Benefits Of Massage Therapy

After a long exercise workout or a normal tiring day in office, a massage helps you to unwind. Your body will thank you graciously if you undergo regular body massages for health and fitness. Many people have the misconception that body massages are only for athletes and the elderly. This is not true. Regular massage therapy has some natural, safe and amazing benefits on the body. Both men and women can benefit from such therapy and should incorporate it into...

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How to Get Your Health Insurance to Cover Your Medical Massages

It is common knowledge and widely accepted that medical massage therapy is a treatment to relieve mental stress and muscle tension.  What you may not know, is that medical massage therapy is known to help alleviate many painful and chronic conditions, such as rheumatoid arthritis, sciatica, whiplash, gout, and carpal tunnel syndrome.  For millions of people, medical massage therapy is not just a way to de-stress the body and the mind, but is also an effective treatment to reduce symptoms...

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Top 5 Ways Sports Massage Therapy Benefits Runners

It does not matter if you run in competition, for a cause, to relieve stress, or just for fun, because below are the top ways that sports massage therapy will benefit all runners. Fatigue will be reduced. Instead of feeling like collapsing after a long run, adding regular sports massages to your routine will leave you feeling more energized and empowered, to go farther and increase the intensity of your overall workout routine. Blood flow increases, since sports massage is...

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CrossFit’s Dirty Little Secret (and what to do about it)

Crossfit and Massage Therapy

If you haven’t heard the latest, here goes: Crossfit has been linked to some pretty severe cases of Rhabdomyalysis as of late. In this article, we will tell you all about the disease and how to potentially avoid this (or any other muscular dysfunction) in the future as you lift your way to new PR’s. Here goes! Rhabdomyolysis  is a serious condition that is related the to injury of the muscles.  Muscle fibers die and release dangerous substances into the...

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Medical Massage for Bursitis

Bursitis occurs when a bursa (a small fluid-filled sac located within joints, to keep them lubricated and functioning properly) becomes inflamed, and causes pain and limited range of motion.  There are over 150 bursa sacs within the human body, and they are situated where muscles and tendons slide across the bone.  Bursa creates a frictionless gliding movement and helps to maintain painless daily movement.  When bursitis occurs, regular movement becomes painful and challenging.  Usually, large joints such as shoulders, elbows,...

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Kinesiotaping Benefits

Kinesiotaping Benefits

  Kinesiotaping was developed in the late 1970s by Kenzo Kase, who is not only a chiropractor, licensed acupuncturist, but also a moxibustion therapist. He went about to develop Kinesio tape, because he wanted his patients to have long lasting relief (between appointments). This tape is usually latex-free, which is great news for the many people that may be allergic to latex-based products. Kinesio taping has been around for decades (which may surprise many individuals), and when applied correctly, can...

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6 Ways to Naturally Treat Your Psoriasis

6 Ways to Naturally Treat Your Psoriasis

Psoriasis is when skin becomes inflamed, resulting in red, thick and itchy patches of skin (usually located on the scalp, back, knees and elbows).  Both sexes, usually between the ages of 15 and 30, can be affected with psoriasis.  This is not a contagious disorder and although the exact cause is not known, there are a few factors that can contribute to an outbreak of psoriasis.  Stress, obesity, heredity, change in weather, allergic reaction to medication, alcohol consumption and a...

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