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Hello massage enthusiast. I will be posting information about massage and massage related articles here from time to time.  Keep coming back to get the latest tips and updates on body work and how it relates to you. Thanks so much and have a healthy day.
Adele

What is Chair Massage

Posted by on Jul 2, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

— 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...

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Corporate Chair Massages, Luxury or Necessity?

Posted by on Jun 18, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

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...

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

Posted by on Jun 15, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

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...

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Benefits of Massage for Fibromyalgia

Posted by on May 21, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

— 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...

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Enjoying the Benefits of Chair Massage

Posted by on Apr 12, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

— 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...

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The Lab Rat Gets Petted: How Massage Works

Posted by on Mar 31, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

— 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...

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Baby Your Back – Tame The Pain With Massage

Posted by on Feb 19, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

— By Karrie Osborn — Anyone with recurring, unyielding back problems knows the beast that is called back pain. While most of us have experienced back pain that comes from overexertion or muscle pulls, the effects of back pain for many can be debilitating, excruciating, and life changing. Experts say back pain accounts for $100 billion in lost productivity and health-care costs each year and is one of the primary causes of work-related disability. Managing back pain can be a daunting and exhausting proposition. One natural avenue...

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5 Ways Massage can Improve your Health

Posted by on Jan 9, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

Massage therapy can play an important role in your health regimen. Here are five ways massage may improve health and wellness 1. Lower stress. The long-term effects of stress can take emotional and physical tolls. Massage therapy may relieve stress and conditions associated with it, such as tension headaches. 2. Increase immune function. Medical research indicates that massage therapy can help boost immune system strength by increasing the activity level of the body’s natural “killer T cells,” which fight off viruses. 3. Boost mental...

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Chair Massage: Excursion into Pleasure

Posted by on Nov 4, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

— By Sean Eads — Originally published in Body Sense magazine, Spring/Summer 2004. Copyright 2004. Associated Bodywork and Massage Professionals. You already know the pleasures and benefits of massage. Wouldn’t it be nice to experience this therapeutic touch more often to combat the rigors of daily stress? Quick (an average session lasts 15 to 30 minutes), inexpensive (usually costing $1 a minute), and found in a variety of locations, chair massage can do just that, and can easily turn a stressful morning into a calm,...

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The Best Exercises You Can Legit Do at Your Desk

Posted by on Sep 9, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

By now you’ve likely heard a thing or two about the downsides of a desk job. But we get it: Not everyone can have a standing desk or squeeze in a bodyweight workout every day. That’s where this desk exercise routine comes in. Think of it as a happy medium between sitting for eight hours and hitting the gym when you just. don’t. have. time. We tapped Lauren Williams, certified trainer at Tone House in New York City, to come up with a creative workout that will get the blood flowing—without making you sweaty. So throw off your...

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