Massage 101

Relaxation massages: Will they really relax your muscles?
Massage 101

Relaxation massages: Will they really relax your muscles?

Obviously, choosing the right type of massage for your needs is critical to receiving the experience and benefits from the massage that you are seeking. To help with this quest we can reduce all massages into four basic categories; relaxation, therapeutic or deep tissue, medical, and specialty massages.

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Use caution when purchasing electronic massage devices
Massage 101

Use caution when purchasing electronic massage devices

Massage therapy certainly has many benefits and feels great on those sore and overworked muscles.  There is nothing quite like the relaxing feeling of a good massage given by a skilled therapist.  However, in a true sign of the times this ancient healing practice traditionally performed by trained massage professionals […]

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New report says reflexology is not a legitimate scientific treatment
Massage 101

New report says reflexology is not a legitimate scientific treatment

According to an abstract published on PubMed.gov today reflexology is said to have nothing in common with scientific naturopathic treatments. The abstract goes on to say, “A host of alternative treatment methods are sold to us as reputable science on the “supermarket of naturopathy” nowadays. “Foot zone therapy”, also known as “reflexology” is one of them.”

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