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Massage Ideas For Your Loved Ones

Massage can be a great gift for anyone. It reduces stress, improves mood and mental clarity, increases muscle strength and flexibility, boosts immunity, decreases aches and pains in the body, relieves back pain or headache tension. With so many benefits to offer why not try giving your loved ones a massage that they might enjoy. Here are some ideas for you to take into consideration when thinking of gift-giving!

Why Should You Get A Massage?

A lot of us are lucky enough to be in a position where we can take care of ourselves. We do our best to eat healthy, get plenty of exercise, and when it comes time for that yearly check-up with the doctor, well you’re sure not skipping out on any appointments! But what about your body? It’s so important to maintain balance in your life and if there is one area that might need some work it’s probably the muscles. Getting a massage will help relax all those sore spots so you can feel better both mentally and physically. What are you waiting for?! Let’s look at some reasons why you should get a massage.

Massage tips for lowering stress

Massages are known to be an effective treatment for stress relief.  Here are some ways people can maximize the benefits of regular massages.

6 Benefits of Massage Therapy

Massages are not only good for relaxation purposes but they can also be used to help with pain relief in some instances. Specific massage techniques can be beneficial in the treatment of muscle-related problems like tension headaches, carpal tunnel syndrome, lower back pain, and plantar fasciitis.

Frozen Shoulder and Massage: Ways to Relieve Pain

We all know that massage therapy can be a great way to relieve pain and tension, but a frozen shoulder is actually one of the best reasons you should go for a regular session. Frozen shoulder happens when your rotator cuff muscles tighten up and cause an inflammation of the joint capsule. Many people don’t realize they have frozen shoulder until it’s too late because there are no symptoms at first or they mistake them for something else like arthritis. This blog post will help you learn more about frozen shoulder and what massage therapy can do to help!

Got Shoulder Pains?

Shoulder pain is a complex issue that can stem from several different factors, but the most common are muscular injuries caused by stress or overuse. Massage can help with these issues in two ways: 1) By increasing blood flow it eases strained muscles and encourages healing, and 2) It helps release tension in the body which ultimately decreases pain.

How Massage Can Help With Shoulder Impingement Syndrome.

prolonged arm positioning. This condition can go undiagnosed if the pain isn’t bad enough; however, if left untreated, this can lead to more severe issues such as rotator cuff tears, tendonitis, and reduced range of motion (Fisher-Wellman et al., 2013).

What is Chair Massage

Chair massage was introduced in the 1980s, and while it had a slow start, it has since become a staple in the massage profession. You’re now able to stop and get a quick 10 or 15 minute chair massage at…

Massage & Cancer

A cancer diagnosis is scary. There’s no other way to say it. And the treatments can sometimes be as scary as the disease itself. Chemo, radiation, and surgeries can have intense side effects, some that last a lifetime. Many cancer…

Massage for Digestive Issues

Digestive problems can be tough to deal with. Not only does it feel uncomfortable, but depending on the symptoms, may be embarrassing. Add that to the frustration of finding a remedy, and no one is very happy when fighting this particular battle. You may have tried over-the-counter or even prescription medications, but there is an alternative that many people don’t consider; massage. Massage of the abdominal area has been shown to improve digestive function.