Massage, Bodywork, Health and Fitness

Monthly Archives: January, 2012

The Benefits Of Massage, part 2

A Powerful Ally There’s no denying the power of bodywork. Regardless of the adjectives we assign to it (pampering, rejuvenating, therapeutic) or the reasons we seek it out (a luxurious treat, stress relief, pain management), massage therapy can be a powerful ally in your healthcare regimen. Experts estimate that upwards of ninety percent of disease …

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The Benefits Of Massage, part 1

What exactly are the benefits of receiving massage or bodywork treatments? Useful for all of the conditions listed below and more, massage can: Alleviate low-back painand improve range of motion. Assist with shorter, easier labor for expectant mothersand shorten maternity hospital stays. Ease medication dependence. Enhance immunityby stimulating lymph flow—the body’s natural defense system. Exercise …

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