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7 Reasons Why Massage Therapy Is Good for You

Everybody seems to know about massage but rarely someone really does! The first thing people think: Massage helps to relax! And often that’s all most people know about it. Here I list for you the main seven reasons to book massage therapy. Massage counteracts the imbalance caused from sitting You sit a lot, don’t you? How…
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Drunken Massage: Harmful or OK

There are a few misconceptions about massage therapy, and the biggest might be about drinking alcohol before getting a massage. Here are all consequences of this, explained in a simple way: Alcohol is dehydrating The body tries to get rid of alcohol quickly and works hard to excrete it through the kidneys. Therefore extra fluid is…
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Receiving Massage Therapy if you have had Cancer

Some people worry that having a massage when you have cancer may make the cancer cells spread by traveling via the lymphatic system and/or blood flow to other parts of the body. No research ever has proved this to be true. (The first massages I’ve ever give had been lymph drainages while working at the Radiotherapy Department…
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The Physiological Benefits of Therapeutic Massage

What are the physiological benefits of therapeutic massage? Either directly, or indirectly aka through other changes in your body, but virtually every part of it will be affected by massage. For a better understanding I created this quick review for you. It’s a long post (many benefits of genuine massage therapy), so please click on the keyword…
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Biggest Massage Therapy Misconceptions

Surely there are a ton of massage therapy misconceptions, for whatever reasons. But to avoid writing a book, respectively save both mine and your precious time, let’s just ‘touch’ the 3 biggest and most common ones. #1: STRONGER/LONGER/PAINFUL MASSAGES ARE BETTER Though stronger, deeper work can be good (if done properly), but that is not…
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