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Why do massage therapists tell you to drink water?
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Why do massage therapists tell you to drink water?

If you ever have had a massage, you probably were given a glass of water afterwards and told to drink plenty of water. The reason for this is simple and complicated. Massage therapy helps to release toxins in the body and without proper hydration your body cannot remove them as […]

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Healthy tips from massage therapists on back pain, immunity, hydration, more
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Healthy tips from massage therapists on back pain, immunity, hydration, more

We are all looking for better ways to take care of ourselves at home but sometimes it is difficult to find good quality home health care tips. Searching the Internet leads to a plethora of articles and blogs from everyone with an opinion – many of whom are unqualified in […]

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Should you use heat or ice for that backache, sprain, or other injury?
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Should you use heat or ice for that backache, sprain, or other injury?

Both heat and ice have been used for thousands of years to treat injury and pain, but how do you know which one to use? Read this brief article to gain a general understanding of the injury process in your body, and then follow a few simple rules and you can make the right decision each time.

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Alternating heat and ice can help treat sore muscles and joint pain
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Alternating heat and ice can help treat sore muscles and joint pain

Try this little trick the next time you have muscle or joint stiffness or pain – alternate heat and ice. Massage therapists and other health care professionals often use this technique when treating clients. Apply three minutes of heat, followed by one minute of ice to the affected area. This […]

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