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Tendonitis: What It Is and How Is Massage Therapy Helpful?

Tendonitis: What It Is and How Is Massage Therapy Helpful?

Many people suffer from painful and intrusive tendonitis. This can affect many regions in the body such as the knees (patellar tendon), calves (achilles tendon), and elbows (common extensor tendon).  Tendons are the connection between the muscle and bone in our...

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Carpal Tunnel and Massage Therapy

Carpal Tunnel and Massage Therapy

What is Carpal Tunnel? WebMD defines carpal tunnel syndrome as “also being called median nerve compression, a condition that causes numbness, tingling, or weakness in your hand.” This painful and often stubborn condition is named for the area of the body called the...

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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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