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7 Reasons To Try CBD Oil

Cannabidiol or abbreviated as CBD oil is a term which you often find in various natural remedies. It is used for so many health ailments. 7 Reasons To Try CBD Oil Cannabidiol or abbreviated as CBD oil is a term which you often find in various natural remedies. It is used for so many health ailments. Cannabidiol or CBD oil is extracted from a plant that has a controversial status. …Read More

How to Pamper Your Skin Using a Body Wrap

What are body wraps? As the name suggests, the process involves literally wrapping your body with plastic sheets or thermal blankets to detoxify, rejuvenate and moisten the skin. Some wraps are also said to reduce inches off your body—but that’s just temporary. How are the wraps done? Any body wrap begins with skin exfoliation. Then, the product is applied and you’re eventually wrapped (torso, legs, arms and legs) with plastic, towels …Read More

Benefits of Swedish Massage

Swedish Massage One of the most common and effective massage therapy modalities.  A wonderful combination of light to firm gliding strokes, integrated with stretching and ranging of the joints, it is a process that promotes total relaxation and muscle tension release. History of Swedish Massage Swedish Massage was developed by Peter Henrik Ling (1776-1839), a  Swedish physician and athlete who combined Chinese medical massage techniques with sports medicine to create …Read More

What is Hot Stone Massage? How Can It Benefit You?

Hot stone massage is a type of massage therapy that involves the use of smooth, heated stones. The massage therapist places the hot stones on specific points on your body and may also hold the stones while giving the massage. The localized heat and weight of the stones warm and relax muscles, allowing the massage therapist to apply deeper pressure to those areas without causing discomfort. How Does Hot Stone …Read More

Neurohormonal Effects of Massage Therapy

Among the many benefits of massage therapy are those related to the body’s production and regulation of neurohormones. These are the hormones produced by the nervous system that affect an individual’s behavior and general wellbeing. It has long been suspected that massage therapy offers a number of mood enhancing benefits. Now scientific studies back this up. Research conducted at the TOUCH Research Institute at the University of Miami revealed that …Read More

Why Massage and Chiropractic are Better in Tandem

Most people know the benefits of chiropractic care, as well as the relaxing effects of massage therapy. But did you know that getting both regular massages and routine chiropractic adjustments can enhance your overall wellness? That’s right, many chiropractors and massage therapists work in tandem, because their treatments are so complementary. Let’s explore each modality and how they can work together to improve your health and well-being. How Chiropractic and …Read More

Scientific Study finds Almost 50% of CBD Users Stopped Using Traditional Medicines

A new study, completed by the Brightfield Group and HelloMD, showed 42% of surveyed parties said “they had stopped using traditional medications like Tylenol pain relievers or prescription drugs like Vicodin”  We already knew CBD was a useful pain management tool, now we know it can effectively transition users from over-the-counter medications and pharmaceuticals to an all-natural alternative. The findings revealed that women had a bigger propensity to start using CBD than men; …Read More

Should I cancel my massage if I’m sick?

Short answer: Yes. Long Answer: Yes, please. But there’s more. Massage is great. You know this. But it’s not always a great idea. As cold and flu season approaches again, it’s important that you know when it may be necessary to cancel your appointment. Why? When you are sick, your body needs rest. It’s strange to think about it this way, but receiving massage is an active task, it is …Read More

How Massage Therapy Can Benefit Stroke Survivors

Success stories from using massage for rehabilitation after a stroke are currently largely anecdotal, but research does clearly support the use of massage for isolated issues that can arise after a stroke. Additionally, one active study in Sweden is specifically evaluating the use of touch massage for stroke patients. Researchers hypothesize the findings will support post-stroke massage therapy for increasing sensorimotor function, improving fine motor skills, decreasing anxiety and physiological …Read More

Top 5 Reasons Business Leaders Should Get A Massage Today

Most people still view massages as a luxury item. They feel like they are spoiling themselves by booking a massage whether it’s a 30-minute massage or a one-hour massage. But some business leaders are starting to look at massage more as a necessity just like working out and eating healthy. Study after study keeps touting the benefits of massage. As a result, many executives are changing their mindset from thinking …Read More