Category: Back Pain

Jan 12

Massage and Yoga Beneficial for Pregnant Women in Reducing Depression

Massage therapy for pregnancy and labor is not new. Many cultures throughout the world have traditionally incorporated massage into the birthing process. Benefits of Pregnancy Massage Therapy:  Decreases depression Alleviates anxiety Lowers leg and back pain Cortisol (stress hormone) levels decrease so excessive fetal activity also decreases Lowers rate of prematurity and low birth weight Decreases …

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Jun 18

Best Massage Therapies for Back Pain

Your choice – pick the one that is right for you because all of them work great! Swedish Massage Deep Tissue Massage Hot Stone Massage Myofacial Release Massage

May 13

Myofascial Release Massage in Reducing Neck and Back Pain

Myofascial Release Massage is a safe, gentle, hands-on technique of stretching that treats the myofascial tissue system (tough membranes that wrap, connect and support your muscles) which can become restricted because of overuse, inactivity, trauma, or infection, often resulting in pain and muscle tension. The myofascial generally acts as a shock absorber creating tissue spaces …

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Jan 31

Complementary Therapies are Best Suited for Which Medical Conditions

Massage Massage is a “hands on” treatment in which a therapist manipulates muscles and other soft tissues of the body to improve health and well-being. Varieties of massage range from gentle stroking and kneading of muscles and other soft tissues to deeper manual techniques. Massage has been practiced as a healing therapy for centuries in …

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Oct 28

Reduce Low Back Pain with Deep Tissue Massage

Deep tissue massage techniques involve using slower, more-forceful strokes to target the deeper layers of muscle and connective tissue, commonly to help with muscle damage from injuries. Deep tissue massage works by physically breaking down adhesions (bands of painful, rigid tissue) to relieve pain and restore normal movement. Also, with deep tissue massage toxins are released enabling …

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