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What is Chair Massage

Posted on Jul 2, 2017 in Blog

— by Anitra Brown — Chair massage is a style of seated massage that is typically short — 10 or 15 minutes — and focuses on your back, shoulders and neck and arms. Chair massage is done over clothes and doesn’t require any massage oil. For chair massage, you are seated in a special chair with your face resting in a cradle, looking down towards the floor, with supports for your arms. Your back and neck completely relax while the therapist relieves muscle tension using Swedish massage moves like kneading and compression and tapotement, which don’t require...

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Corporate Chair Massages, Luxury or Necessity?

Posted on Jun 18, 2017 in Blog

Why Corporations Should Invest in Chair Massages by Michael Luchies, Yahoo! Contributor Network Years of sitting has taken a severe toll on my back. No, I am not lazy, addicted to video games, or confined to sitting because of a physical limitation. The nature of my work requires me to sit. For the past 10 years I have worked jobs that have required to work from a computer while sitting down. I now am able to work from home and have invested in a $300 office chair approved by the American Chiropractic Association, and I still suffer from back pain. While working for a Fortune 500 bank in a...

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Let ‘Intuitive Body Care’ be a part of your Wellness program

Posted on Jun 15, 2017 in Blog

Let ‘Intuitive Body Care’ be a part of your Wellness program. Our onsite mobile chair massage programs are perfect for your company’s bottom line. Keep your employees stress free and happy with Intuitive body care. What is Good Health? As per WHO, “Good Health” is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity. Good health is not only about not being ill, it is about being happy and feeling whole from a physical, mental and spiritual point of view. Being healthy is not anymore just about taking medicines when unwell, it means...

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Benefits of Massage for Fibromyalgia

Posted on May 21, 2017 in Blog

— By Kathy Flippin MFN Contributor and Advisory Board member — You’re not Alone If you have Fibromyalgia, you’re not alone. Fibromyalgia is a common musculoskeletal condition that affects 1 in 50 Americans. (myfibro.com & American College of Rheumatology, 2004) Many people with Fibromyalgia enjoy the benefits of regular massages for pain, muscle soreness stress and improved sleep quality. A recent research study demonstrated that receiving massage improved pain and quality of life in patients with fibromyalgia. What is Fibromyalgia? Fibromyalgia can be a diagnostic challenge....

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Enjoying the Benefits of Chair Massage

Posted on Apr 12, 2017 in Blog

— By Pete Reinwald — Suburban Chicago law firm Kovitz Shifrin Nesbit treats employees to a free 20-minute chair massage once every two months. Therapists are on site once every two weeks, and employees can pay $20 for a 20-minute massage on the weeks that they’re not due for a company paid massage. The company covers gratuity, explains firm administrator Ivie Cohn. “It’s something that we sometimes share in an interview with potential employees,” Cohn says. “It definitely speaks to our culture and our environment.” At the Colorado Health Institute, Kathy Helm sits at a computer...

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The Lab Rat Gets Petted: How Massage Works

Posted on Mar 31, 2017 in Blog

— By John Cloud @JohnAshleyCloud — Not long ago, I was naked and lying face down on a table as a woman massaged me with oil. Soft music played in the background, and the lights were low. But it wasn’t as fun as it might sound: I was in a room at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, and something called a heparinized intravenous catheter (essentially a big needle) had been shoved into a vein in my left arm. I had to give blood twice before and six times after the massage — and I had to give two spit samples (one before, one after) into little tubes. (It’s harder than you...

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