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Massage Therapy FAQs

Have you thought about getting a massage to help you recover from an injury or to just relax? If you’ve never had one, you probably have some questions. Here are a few common Massage Therapy FAQs for those who are new to massage therapy. What are the benefits of massage therapy? The touch of…(Read More)

Massage Therapy Types

Types of Massage Therapy: Which is Right for You? Massage therapy’s benefits run the gamut from easing tension and stress to helping recovery after injury to relieving cancer treatment pain. By triggering an involuntary relaxation response from the nervous system, massage can produce physical and emotional benefits. Massage techniques have been used since 3000…(Read More)

Air Conditioning Time Line

You know how hot and steamy it gets in Florida, but can you imagine living without air conditioning? Until the 1950s or 1960s, the chances were pretty good that people did, in fact, live without AC – in Florida and everywhere else. Fortunately, the evolution of the heating and cooling industry has not only made…(Read More)

Massage Therapy for Back Pain

Have you ever wrenched your back by picking up something the “wrong” way, or have you slept the “wrong” way? The pain can be terrible. It’s perhaps only when something like this happens that we realize how important spine health is. All we want is pain relief, because when you “throw your back out…(Read More)

Massage Therapy Relaxation

A simple shoulder massage from your partner, who may have no professional training, makes you feel good. This caring touch signals a relaxation response, causing your heart and breathing rates to slow, blood flow to increase, blood pressure to reduce, stress hormones to decrease and muscles to relax. In some cases, massage may be just…(Read More)

Massage Therapy Career Facts

For people suffering from stress, injury and pain, massage practitioners can sometimes seem like miracle workers – if they’re good at their jobs. Their hands can knead the knots out of soft tissue, help muscles recover after injury or overuse, relax the body, relieve stress and put their clients into a state of near euphoria…(Read More)

Science Behind Massage Therapy

Massage therapy can be a natural way to help remedy back pain, reduce stress, provide relief and relaxation, and contribute to overall wellness. It is also used in pain management for cancer patients and in sports medicine. Although it is not a “medical” panacea, there is science behind massage therapy and its uses. What we…(Read More)

Nail Technician Secret

In 2018, Americans spent $8.36 billion on nail salon services. You may be one of the regular customers who has contributed to that number by frequently visiting a nail technician for a manicure and/or pedicure. You may think of it as a relaxing indulgence or luxury, or you may make it part of…(Read More)

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