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Feeling Better With Massage Works

People aren’t generally unwilling to get a massage, but sometimes you just need that extra push to commit to it. Here are some benefits that we here at Massage Works can produce for you. Shelley Frost explains: Massage involves the rubbing and manipulating of muscles, tendons, skin and ligaments. Massage has moved beyond the walls …

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New Research Indicates that Massage Therapy Helps with Pain Management

There is new research showing that massage therapy can be an effective pain management tool for people suffering chronic pain. The American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA) has put together recent research suggesting that massage therapy helps with pain relief and controlling symptoms in people suffering from rheumatoid arthritis, metastatic cancer, as well as post-cardiac surgery …

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How Often Should I Get Massage?

It depends on your body and stress level Every person is different and we plan out visits depending on the unique needs and availability. We often see someone with an acute problem when the first schedule a massage. Like shoulder pain that hasn’t gone away for instance. Depending on how the client responds from the …

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Massage Research

The Health Benefits of Massage Continue to be Proven Massage Therapy Research The therapeutic benefits of massage continue to be researched and studied. Recent research has shown the effectiveness of massage for the following conditions: Cancer-related fatigue.11 Low back pain.12 Osteoarthritis of the knee.13 Reducing post-operative pain.14 Boosting the body’s immune system functioning.15 Decreasing the …

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Benefits of Massage from Newborns to Elderly

It never ceases to amaze me how many things massage can help with. Here is some wonderful new research posted through the American Massage Therapy Association about how massage helps such a wide variety of conditions. There was even one that I was new to me, that massage therapy assists in balance and provides neurological …

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Massage Research- Acupressure Relieves Neck Pain

At Massage Works we utilize a lot of release on pressure points or acupressure points to relieve pain for our clients. Some of the most common areas people have pain are the neck and shoulders. Usually induced by stress and many hours at the computer. Seeing the research that these points work just reinforces what …

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Massage Works

  This cute card I found on BodyworkBuddy is funny but it also rings true. We have had clients have major breakthroughs and great ideas for work problems or personal issues come up during their body work session. A great massage is good for your body, mind and spirit on so many different levels. If you’re …

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