Do you have neck pain? Massage can help!

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Neck Pain Massage Therapy A sore, stiff, or achy neck is an all-too-common part of life, especially as we age. Whether your neck pain is a chronic or recurrent problem that you’ve been coping with throughout your life, whether it’s the result of a traumatic event such as a car accident, or whether you simply “slept on it wrong”, it can be tough to make it through the day when you can’t easily move your neck without discomfort. And whatever the cause, neck pain can lead to a significant increase in stress and anxiety, which can, in turn, further aggravate your discomfort.   Unfortunately, identifying the ultimate cause of neck pain can be extremely difficult, complicating efforts to treat the pain effectively. Even if you know the event that led to the neck pain—such as whiplash from a car accident—knowing how the…
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Lymphatic Drainage Massage After Plastic Surgery

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Your Lymphatic system Your lymphatic system helps eliminate your body’s waste. A healthy, active lymphatic system uses the natural movements of smooth muscle tissue to do this. However, surgery, medical conditions, or other damage can cause fluids to build up in your lymph system and your lymph nodes, a condition known as lymphedema. If you’ve ever had a surgery on or involving your lymph nodes, your doctor may suggest a lymphatic drainage massage performed by a certified massage therapist. What Is Lymphatic Drainage Massage? Lymphatic drainage massage is a form of gentle massage that encourages the movement of lymph fluids around the body. The fluid in the lymphatic system helps remove waste and toxins from the bodily tissues. Some health conditions can cause lymph fluid to build up. Lymphatic massage…
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8 Benefits of Reiki Massage Therapy

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Reiki Massage Therapy  Reiki (roughly translated from the Japanese as “spiritually-guided life energy”) is powerful form of energy healing. The goal of Reiki massage therapy is quite simple, yet simultaneously profound: to restore a healthy and flowing energy balance deep within the body. Premised on the idea that blocks and/or imbalances in our vital life force, or “qi” (pronounced “chee”) make us susceptible to physical and mental disturbances, Reiki promotes physical, emotional, and spiritual wellness by unblocking and rebalancing that natural flow of energy.   Should I try Reiki? We get that question a lot, and the answer is nearly always a resounding YES!   We have found that most of our clients experience profound benefits from Reiki, whether they are looking to relieve stress, manage specific symptoms, or simply improve their…
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