Category: Pain Management

Nov 18

Aromatherapy Massage Relieving Pain and Depression

Essential oils and massage have been used for thousands of years to not only bring relaxation and calmness to people but to also help in promoting wellness and quality of life. Let’s find out some information about the essential oils that were used in the following study along with some information on massage. Aromatherapy massage is the use of …

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Oct 27

Trigger Point Massage Effective for Eliminating Headaches

Trigger point massage therapy, is a bodywork technique that involves the application of pressure to tender muscle tissue in order to relieve pain and dysfunction in other parts of the body. Trigger points are painful when pressure is applied causing stiff joints and limited range of motion, and have a special property called referred pain. …

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Feb 24

Fibromyalgia Symptoms Improve After Myofascial Release Massage

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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Oct 21

Foot Reflexology Works Wonders

Reflexology is a type of massage that uses subtle pressure on specific muscle areas of the foot, hand or ear that correspond to areas of the body and/or organs releasing blocked energy. This enables the energy to flow freely throughout the body, allowing it to heal itself and ensure well-being. It also stimulates blood flow …

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Feb 23

Foot Reflexology Kicks Fatigue and Pain out the Window

Reflexology is a type of massage that uses subtle pressure on specific muscle areas of the foot, hand or ear that correspond to areas of the body and/or organs releasing blocked energy. This enables the energy to flow freely throughout the body, allowing it to heal itself and ensure well-being. It also stimulates blood flow …

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Feb 12

Shiatsu Effectively Relieves Pain

Shiatsu is a Japanese word “shi” meaning finger and “atsu” meaning pressure . It is the systematic application of pressure with the fingers, thumbs, palms, elbows, forearms, knees and feet on specific points, and areas on the body. Unlike acupressure, Shiatsu uses not only the main acupuncture points located on a meridian, but also the …

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