CategoryPhysical Therapy

Why Massages Feel Good

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OK, that’s sort of a no-brainer – massages feel good because we’re getting massaged. We get to relax while someone else rubs the kinks out of our muscles and tendons and helps us to relax. Duh. But why is this process so relaxing? Well, according to research published in the Journal of Alternative and Complimentary Medicine, massage – or at least one form of massage – feels good and...

Pros and Cons of Acupressure

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Acupressure is a form of alternative medicine that is based on the Chinese belief in Qi (pronounced, and often spelled, ‘Chi’). This is the universal ‘life force’ that travels around our bodies and that is present in everything. Other forms of healing that are based on this belief are acupuncture and Reiki. According to these practices, we all have Qi flowing through our...

Home Physiotherapy Exercises

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When you break a bone or twist a joint then you will likely get a lot of pain at the source of the problem – on the bone or joint itself. This then leaves you focussing on that area and thinking only of that part of your body as what’s damaged. However this can be a big mistake and if you understand the body fully then you’ll know that a broken ankle can cause a range of different...

Common Categories of Massages

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There are many of types of massage used around the world, they often have marvelously evocative names like Lomilomi and Tuina. However, they can be separated into some generic types and broken down into some categories based on the noticeable effects they may have. You may think of this articles like a restaurant menu, with many categories (breakfast, lunch, dinner), each with distinctly...

How to Find the Best Referral for Massage Therapist?

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So you’re completely convinced that massage can be an excellent addition to your life, then you can quickly pick up the phone, dial one of the numbers in the phone book. Soon, a cheerful and thoroughly professional individual will knock at your door while carrying a big padded folding table. He’ll confidently open the table and say “OK, you can take your clothes off now”...

Pressure Points for a Foot Massage

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When you have spent all day on your feet, few things feel better than a foot massage which will help to relieve the tension and ease the pressure placed on them. At the same time the feet are actually very important for health in the rest of your body. Knowing where to find the pressure points is a great way to increase the effectiveness of a foot massage, both in terms of how good it feels, and...

Expand Your Knowledge About Massage Therapy

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For people who have not ever tried to go for a massage therapy, I would advice that they should do so right now. Even before this therapy would begin, you will already be experiencing the benefits it carries with it. There would serene atmosphere having calm music and relaxing music, scented candles burning around you, and the dim sleazy lights all will get your mood in a soft swing. Once you...

What Is Tantra Massage?

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Tantra is an old healing technique which was formed many centuries ago. It was formulated to release natural energy from within the body to deal with physical and emotional trauma. As a matter of fact, tantra is practiced in several ways. Tantric yoga, tantric sex, tantric massage and tantric meditation are the different types of tantra practiced in our society today. It’s not one of those arts...

Massage Oils – How to Make a Perfect Blend

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Massage oils are a must to magnify the pleasurable experience of a massage session. Today, massage therapies have been formulated in a manner that they accommodate certain oils. Massage oil nourishes the skin and promotes overall wellness by absorption of the oil within the body. In most cases, a massage oil is a combination of more than two oils. It usually includes a base oil, carrier oil and...

Where to Get a Tantra Massage?

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Have you ever had a massage done? If yes, then you must be already aware of the peaceful and relaxing experience associated with it. It seems like you are laying on a bed of roses, while the massage therapist is working on your body throwing away all the unwanted stress and tension from your muscles. During the entire session, you will feel like a free man whose responsibilities and burdens are...

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