Your Wellness: Self Care for Living Your Best RSS

A regular massage is often considered to be a treat, rather than a necessity. Most people believe that having a massage is good for aches and pains, or can help if they’ve overdone the exercise. Not everybody realizes that massage therapy is also a powerful painkiller that can even be used to help people with back problems to reduce the amount of medication they must take. Americans spend at least $50 billion each year on back pain and if you’re one of the 31 million Americans who suffers with back pain at some point in their life, you’ll know how...

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Massages are often sold as a purely indulgent treat that you get when you visit a spa or go on vacation, but there’s so much more to massage than just a feel good treat. Did you know that the symptoms of many health problems can be reduced and even eliminated with regular massage? Here are a few conditions that massage can work really well on; a few you probably know and some that may surprise you! Stress It’s no surprise that a regular dose of massage therapy is good for your stress levels, it works by helping to lower your...

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Hi Friends! I've decided to compile some videos and tools for you to use for at-home stretching and muscle care.  I have tried out all of these personally, so I know they worked well for me (and hopefully will work for you, too!).  I encourage you to view the videos before trying them for yourself to be sure that you are comfortable with what the instructors are suggesting.  I will continue to search for more videos (and might even make some of my own) to share.  Let me know if you have any questions or if you would like me...

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