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What is Pain Management?

Jan 09, 2012

Acute pain is pain that is felt for a relatively short period of time before it passes. Chronic pain is long-lasting pain that resists treatment. In either case, pain is something we all want to avoid if possible and manage as best we can if it cannot...

What is Remedial Massage?

Jan 05, 2012

Are you tempted by your aches and pains to try the healing power of remedial massage? Here ntpagesTV's Melanie Alexander interviews Graeme De Goldi, director of the Melbourne Institute of Massage Therapy (MIMT), for an insight into what the modality...

Studying to Be a Massage Therapist

Dec 21, 2011

Massage has never been as popular as it is now, with more and more people seeking relaxation and relief from their busy lives. That's why studying massage therapy and earning the right qualifications to become a qualified masseuse or masseur is the...

What is Kahuna Massage?

Dec 13, 2011

Contents What is Kahuna Massage or Kahuna Bodywork? The Difference Between Temple Style Bodywork & Lomi Lomi Massage Origins and Philosophy Behind Kahuna Massage Rite of Passage & the Hawaiian Philosophy Healing the Body, Mind & Soul Kahuna...

Is Massage Good For Babies?

Dec 12, 2011

You could be forgiven for thinking that we’ve lost our collective minds to be questioning something so fundamental. Maybe what we really should be asking is: ‘Why do we need to ask that question’?In many cultures, especially ancient ones, baby...

The Benefits of Kahuna Massage

Dec 09, 2011

Kahuna massage, also known as Lomi Lomi, was created in the islands of the South Sea. In Hawaii it is called loving hands massage. This description gives a good indication to the intentions of this specific massage technique. Whereas most types of massage...

Massage for Concentration

Dec 08, 2011

When it comes to concentration, there is the proverbial good news and bad news: The good news is that there are distinct reasons why we experience drops in concentration. The majority of these are easily treated, often without needing to visit anyone...

Have Your Own Hot Stone Massage: How-to Tips

Dec 06, 2011

You don't have to miss out. You can try one of the world's great pleasures, even though maybe you think you can't afford it just now, or there's not a therapist handy. Hot stone massage is possible at home, or anywhere you choose. It's not really a...

Post Surgery Massage

Dec 06, 2011

If you are having a surgery, it is normal to feel anxious and worried about the procedure itself, the pain that you might feel afterward, and the scarring that may occur. While there are some great conventional therapies that can help you with all of...

An Introduction to Kahuna Massage

Dec 05, 2011

Don't say you simply can't relax, until you try a Kahuna massage.  You'll be a bad case indeed to withstand the soporific effects of this treatment. What is Kahuna Massage? Though having its origins around Polynesia, Hawaii is usually thought of as...

What is Bodywork?

Nov 04, 2011

Bodywork is a unique and holistic approach to treating the body, which incorporates more than one modality of healing techniques. Many people train to become a massage therapist, but becoming a bodyworker takes times and maturation. What’s in a Name?

Exploring New Massage Techniques: Learning Chocolate, Sea Shell & Tibetan Massage

Oct 24, 2011

Fancy a spot of hot chocolate massage or a treatment from faraway Tibet? You may not be able to find these treatments at your local spa or salon, but there is a definite trend to more exotic therapies using techniques and tools you may not be familiar...

How To Massage Your Baby

Oct 21, 2011

Loving touch is the greatest gift you can give a baby. While mother touch is perfect, any touch will be good, whether it's from a parent or not. What is Baby Massage? Most babies love to be massaged most of the time, though they often have short attention...

Massage to Improve Your Body Image

Oct 19, 2011

When you look in the mirror, what do you see? The vast majority of women – and quite a few men - don’t see themselves as they really are. They look in the mirror and focus on the areas they don’t like: hips and thighs that are less than perfect; unsightly...

What Is Hot Stone Massage?

Oct 12, 2011

Bliss! is the only word that fits. There probably should be a law against hot stone massage, it feels so good!  Trouble is, it makes coming back to the real world such a challenge;  especially since you may be partially incoherent for a while. What...

Lymphatic Drainage You Can Do Yourself

Oct 07, 2011

"Spring is sprung, the grass is riz…" …and the winter hibernation is over. It’s time to think about letting our bodies see the light of day again, after all that hiding under layers of winter woolies.  It always feels like a big ask, but there...

Setting Up a Corporate Wellness Program

Oct 06, 2011

As we become more conscious and informed employees in this ever stressful modern working environment, we must begin to insist that our employers start setting up corporate wellness programs. Many people separate work from normal daily life, but if we...

What is Lymphatic Drainage?

Sep 15, 2011

Feeling light and energetic, or still sluggish after winter? Spring has arrived so a lymphatic system tune-up might be in order.   What is The Lymphatic System The lymphatic system is a network of organs and tissues that help eliminate toxins, waste, and...

What is a Relaxation Massage?

Aug 24, 2011

Relaxation massage, as its name suggests, is a form of massage therapy that focuses on providing general relaxation, relieving muscle tension and improving blood circulation. Its primary goal is to assist the client in escaping the demands of their...

Massage Techniques

Aug 19, 2011

Massage techniques as we know them, go back a long way.  References to humans anointing with oils or rubbing to enhance health appear in writings from the most ancient times.  Humans come in all shapes and sizes and have many different problems associated...

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