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What Is Cupping Massage?

What Is Cupping Massage?

As many people remember, Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps had large red circles during the Rio Olympic games a few years ago. Cupping has been practiced throughout Asia for thousands of years, and is now a very popular technique that Massage Therapists perform. Cupping...

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How Can Massage Therapy Help Tendonitis?

How Can Massage Therapy Help Tendonitis?

Tendons are the connection between the muscle and bone in our bodies, and tendon fibers are what make up the tendon. The tendons can get injured or disrupted and cause pain and dysfunction termed as “tendonitis” or “tendonosis.” This is common in areas near joints...

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How Is Reflexology Different Than Massage?

How Is Reflexology Different Than Massage?

What is Reflexology Massage? Reflexology is considered the use of targeted pressure points and particular reflexology points on the body. The overall effect can be to restore the overall flow of energy in the body, improve the effectiveness of the body’s innate...

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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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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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