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Why MassageWorks?

You have options. There are several places you could choose to give your business to in Los Gatos or the San Jose Bay Area. So what makes us special? Glad you asked! Massage Works is just that; we do what works for your body. Our staff is expert at meeting with you, listening to your …

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Help for the Hammies

We’ve had a few clients in the past few months that have very tight hamstrings, which can lead to low back, knee, or hip problems. There are many stretches out there, but not all of them get to the root of the problem. As always, one of our favorite ways to address this problem, off …

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What is a Detox Massage

The concept of detoxing and cleansing has been spreading into the mainstream for some time now. Almost everyone has tried some kind of cleanse, or knows of someone who has. Well, maybe that can only be said about California, or the Bay Area. Probably most people have at least heard of it, via Dr. Oz, …

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Does My Child Need a Massage?

Do you have a child who suffers from back pain or dis-comfort from playing sports and you don’t know what to do? I get asked this question a lot by clients and parents who have kids who have been complaining about some aches and pains. We all think that the young ones should be pain …

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Foot Massage

Do you take good care of your feet? Our feet do such a big job carrying us through life. I think they are quite a neglected part of the body (unless they hurt of course). Doing massage I am on my feet all day and I have found that it is never my hands that …

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8 Healthy Holiday Gift Ideas

If you are doing any last minute shopping for this holiday season, here are 8 healthy gift ideas to give to your family and friends. 1. Give the gift of Massage! Massage is healthy and beneficial for everyone. Research shows that massage is clinically therapeutic for physical pain and injuries, as well as reducing stress …

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Massage Therapy can help you get through this Flu Season

As influenza season ramps up, now may be the time to stock up on your vitamins and get a massage.  Yes, a massage! Some of you may be wondering how a massage will help prevent you from getting the flu. More and more research shows that massage therapy helps to significantly boost your immune system.  …

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Best Fall Food Choices

Originally posted on tinalynndeane:
I love the foods this time of year! I get so excited about winter squash! Have you ever tried roasted Delicata squash? It is truly so amazing! And the kale is fresh and tender, I eat kale all year because we are lucky to live somewhere you can get it year…

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Overworked Americans Leave Half Billion Vacation Days Unused

Originally posted on WORDVIRUS:
By Mark Johanson on November 19 2013 6:16 AM Americans spend far less time on vacation than their European counterparts.  Reuters “No one retires wishing they’d spent more time at their desk,” noted John Morrey, vice president and general manager of Expedia.com. Yet, the online travel company’s latest Vacation Deprivation Study…

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Research Supports the Mind-Body Connection

There is a significant amount of research these days supporting what is called the Mind-Body connection. Many studies demonstrate that our thoughts and beliefs have a large influence over our health and well-being.  Studies on mindfulness, stress, the placebo effect and other topics all show that our thoughts are intertwined with our body’s biochemistry in …

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