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What Is Acupressure?

What Is Acupressure?

Acupressure is traditionally used in Chinese traditional medicine and targets certain pressure points called “acupoints.” The person performing the acupressure may use their fingers and hands to apply firm pressure to the acupoint. There should not be pain experienced...

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Pressure Point Series: Hand Massage

Pressure Point Series: Hand Massage

There are thought to be many pressure points throughout the body. One area of particular importance is the hand. There are many sensitive areas of the hand as well as particular points that are considered to relate to other regions of the body. When these points are...

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What is Lymph Massage?

What is Lymph Massage?

Lymph massage is a special type of massage that assists the lymphatic system of the body. The lymphatic system is responsible for eliminating toxins and other substances from the body as well as providing the correct flow of fluids within the body. Our lymphatic...

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5 Types of Massage: Finding The Right One For You

5 Types of Massage: Finding The Right One For You

What type of massage is the “right one” for you or your client? This depends on what the client is looking for and what may benefit their goals and/or needs in the best way. This article will summarize 5 types of massage and how to find the right one for you. 1.Sports...

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Intro To Sports Massage

Intro To Sports Massage

Sports massage is a very specialized technique for the athletic client and often specific for that person in their sport. The massage is often tailored to meet the needs of the client via deep tissue massage and combined with stretching techniques as well. The...

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Sports Massage Series: Tennis Elbow

Sports Massage Series: Tennis Elbow

As previously noted in the blog titled “Sports Massage: The Basics”, this technique would benefit active clients who want to help relieve pain due to muscular strain or a specific injury. There are many injuries or issues that sports massage could help...

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