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

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 […]

Couples massages are a great romantic date idea
Types of Massage

Couples massages are a great romantic date idea

While some national massage clinics offer “couples massages” that are nothing more than two massages in the same room, if you look a little closer you will find better choices that are great for couples.  Simply having your massages in the same treatment room can be good for sisters, friends, […]

Reducing cellulite with massage and spa treatments
Cellulite Treatments

Reducing cellulite with massage and spa treatments

Many day spas and resort spas offer treatments designed to fight and reduce cellulite. These anti cellulite treatments consist of body wraps, body scrubs, massages and more. Some spas also sell cellulite reducing creams and other products that are designed to help you fight cellulite at home. Before we discuss […]

Costochondritis can be treated with medical massage therapy
Medical Massage

Costochondritis can be treated with medical massage therapy

Costochondritis is an inflammation of the cartilage that connects the ribs to the sternum. It causes sharp and often severe pain in the costosternal joint (where the ribs connect to the sternum), sometimes mimicking a heart attack. While the cause of this condition is not know, medical massage therapy focused […]

Lomi lomi massage training coming to Phoenix, Arizona area in March 2010
Training

Lomi lomi massage training coming to Phoenix, Arizona area in March 2010

Sacred Lomi will be providing a Hawaiian lomi lomi massage training workshop in Tempe, AZ just prior to the 2010 Aloha Festival. Sacred Lomi is the leader in Hawaiian Temple Bodywork and has taught this sacred form of lomi lomi massage at locations through out the world. Donna Jason of […]