More than Massage: Relieving stress and pain

In the world we live in stress has become a way of life.  Many times we work a 40-hour week at our jobs and then spend our weekends working around the house and in the yard.  Add children to that mix and there is a recipe for prolonged stress.   Prolonged stress is bad for you because it weakens … Continue reading More than Massage: Relieving stress and pain

Why massage is good for the heart

By Dr. Joel Kahn   Among the many areas scientific studies have shown that benefit from massage therapy are  insomnia, multiple sclerosis, anxiety, cancer pain, post-operative recovery and other conditions. Now, several recent studies point to benefits of massage therapy that help heal the heart. In 2008, researchers studied 263 volunteers who had a massage … Continue reading Why massage is good for the heart

What benefits can you expect from massage?

Massage is one of the oldest healing arts: Chinese records dating back 3,000 years document its use; the ancient Hindus, Persians and Egyptians applied forms of massage for many ailments; and Hippocrates wrote papers recommending the use of rubbing and friction for joint and circulatory problems. Today, the benefits of massage are varied and far-reaching. … Continue reading What benefits can you expect from massage?