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The Principles of Chinese Massage

The Principles of Chinese Massage

Chinese massage is thought to be the oldest system of bodywork and massage. This originated in ancient China, and is one of the four main branches of traditional Chinese Medicine. The other branches are acupuncture, qi gong, and Chinese herbal medicine. Another name...

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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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What is a Chair Massage?

What is a Chair Massage?

Chair massage is a type of massage therapy that is performed on a client while they are in a seated position. The “chair” is often a particular massage therapy portable chair that the client can comfortably sit or kneel on, with a head and face support. How can this...

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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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