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5 reasons to have pregnancy massage

August 18, 2022 As women move through the 3 trimesters of pregnancy the pelvis needs to open to prepare for birth. It is important to have regular treatment during this time so that the pelvis can open with the growth of the baby. When the pelvis, lower back and glutes are released it helps the body cope so...
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How sports massage helps athletes in training and competition

July 31, 2022 Some athletes use massage as part of their mental preparation as it can help reduce anxiety. Massage after an event helps an athlete to recover from physical exertion by helping muscles relax, reducing swelling and increasing blood flow and movement of the lymphatic fluids. Sports massage also helps athletes to recover for their next session...
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Mental health and the benefits of massage

June 18, 2022 Medical research have found massage therapy can provide benefits to those who experience mental health issues such as depression and anxiety. Experts have shown certain massage therapy can be a great help to psychotherapy for treating certain conditions. Depression and anxiety are two of the most common mental health issues we face today.  The Miami...
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Does massage have real health benefits

May 3, 2022 If you look for proof that a massage will improve your health you’ll have no trouble finding research to back you up. Easing muscle soreness after exercise Reducing stress Studies stretching back several decades have linked massage with real physical and psychological benefits. An Australian study found that a 10 minute massage after a workout...
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Signs and symptoms of TMJ

March 6, 2022 TMJ or Temporomandibular joint pain can be painful and debilitating, this is more common than most people realise. Symptoms Limited movement of the jaw Jaw tenderness Difficulty opening the jaw (locking of the jaw) Pain in both sides of the jaw or just one side, this can spread to the face and neck. Muscles of...
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10 benefits of a foot massage

January 30, 2022 Surfcoast massage not only has a diploma in remedial massage but has extended knowledge in the feet and the following benefits are just some of the reasons not to neglect your feet. Foot massage has been practiced in many cultures for centuries as a way to promote health and well being. Promotes sleep Improves blood...
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Massage and the scientific benefits

November 28, 2021 Studies have shown that massage is effective in treating a range of symptoms related to a variety of conditions. Massage may be used to treat or prevent a range of physical and psychological conditions.  Massage is perhaps one of the oldest healing traditions. Many ancient people including the Greeks, Egyptians, Chinese and Indians were convinced...
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Is there a connection with menopause and bursitis?

October 31, 2021 There is plenty of research showing that inflammation can increase during menopause due to declining estrogen. Estrogen is anti-inflammatory, so it makes sense that as it decreases, inflammation increases. This change can occur during any stage of menopause. The primary female hormone, estrogen protects joints and reduces inflammation, but when estrogen levels drop during menopause,...
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6 Symptoms of tendonitis

September 22, 2021 Tendonitis is a condition where the connective tissue between your muscles and bones (tendons) become inflamed, often caused by repetitive activities tendonitis can be painful. Tendonitis is a fairly common problem according to the Bureau of Labor statistics, tendonitis causes more than 70,000 people to miss work per year. It is important to understand its...
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How craniosacral can help with concussion

August 25, 2021 Craniosacral therapists see the cranial system of plates, sutures and membranes in the skull as having mobility, the capacity to breathe. Head injuries and concussion can adversely this mobility and affect the free flow and stable pressure of cerebrospinal fluid and blood flow. The gentle manipulations can restore plate, suture and membrane mobility and promote...
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