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Geriatric Massage Therapy: Benefits of Massage Therapy for Elderly

Jul 02, 2010

Geriatric massage, or massage therapy for seniors, is increasingly becoming popular due to the rising number of ageing baby boomers. This massage style serves as an excellent alternative for seniors who are finding ways to resolve any physical problem...

Massage to Treat Colds and Flu

Jul 02, 2010

Massage is being recommended as a treatment for colds and flu, after being recognised for millennia as a healing tool for the body. Massage stimulates the nervous system, blood vessels and lymphatic system, and is associated with general relaxation, wellbeing...

Massage and Motor Neurone Disease

Jul 02, 2010

Motor neuron disease (MND) is a progressive, degenerative disorder that affects nerves responsible for making us move, breathe, speak and swallow. Sufferers may experience fatigue, stiffness, breathlessness, insomnia, swelling and cold limbs as a result.

Massage for Postnatal Depression

Jul 02, 2010

An increasing amount of scientific evidence has shown that when a new mother experiences postnatal depression, the infant feels it on both psychological and physiological levels, and the developing relationship between them suffers as a result. The therapeutic...

Massage for Pain Relief

Jul 02, 2010

Pain can occur for a variety of reasons but you don't just have to put up with it or take increasing amounts of medication in order to control it. Massage has many benefits but one of the main ones is its ability to help you relieve and manage your pain.

Depression and Massage

Jul 02, 2010

Massage therapy is one of the oldest treatments in the book when it comes to treating depression. It does so by relieving physical and emotional stress in the body, leaving the person feeling healthier and more confident in their ability to cope. What...

Massage and Mental Health

Jul 02, 2010

Good mental health can be defined as a balanced, healthy approach to life that is reflected in ones attitude. Physiological, psychological, environmental and genetic factors also have a profound effect on the development of ones mental health. Repressed...

Benefits of Baby Massage

Jun 28, 2010

Baby massage is the perfect way to help you to bond with your new baby and also help to stimulate their physical and emotional growth, as well as stimulating their awareness through the sense of touch. As well as benefitting the baby, baby massage...

Massage for Headaches

Jun 22, 2010

Massage is the ideal complementary therapy that has been shown to decrease headache severity and frequency, as well as reduce distress symptoms often found responsible for them. Please read on for more information. How Can Massage Therapy Help Relieve...

Natural Treatments for Headaches

Jun 22, 2010

Headaches can be debilitating, and those that suffer from them often suffer silently. Whilst modern medicine has come along way, more and more people are turning to alternative natural therapies to help alleviate headaches. What is a Headache? A headache...

The Benefits of Infant Massage

Jun 21, 2010

Infant massage was introduced to the western world in the 1970s by Vimala McClure, who spent many years working in Indian orphanages. After using the Indian infant massage techniques with her own babies, Vimala McClure published “Infant Massage: A...

Massage for Addiction

Jun 17, 2010

Addiction, in its simplest form, is a term used to describe any habitual, psychological and physiological dependence on any substance beyond one’s voluntary control. It can turn us into drugs addicts, neurotics, alcoholics and workaholics, just to...

Indian Head Massage for the Nervous System

Jun 16, 2010

Massage and the Nervous System Like other parts of the body, the nervous system can often become overloaded with stress that can manifest in the body as pain, sickness and disease. Massage therapy is one of the oldest healing modalities in the world...

Indian Head Massage for Stress Relief

Jun 16, 2010

What is Stress? By definition, stress is the emotional, mental and physical strain experienced when we feel the inability to cope with certain situations and events.  Some forms of stress are essential to life. They add excitement to life, help us...

Massage and Osteoporosis

Jun 16, 2010

Massage is a natural treatment used to relieve the symptoms and pain associated with a range of ailments and conditions, including osteoporosis. Massage has been used across a myriad of cultures for therapeutic effect, and is especially associated...

The Benefits of Indian Head Massage

Jun 16, 2010

What is Indian Head Massage? The Indian Head Massage is a form of alternative medicine massage therapy that originated in India thousands of years ago. It is deep style a massage derived from the ancient healing system of Ayurveda that focuses on the...

How Your Body Benefits From Massage

Jun 11, 2010

Massage is becoming one of the most well known, well understood and popular complementary therapies today, and for good reason. Due to the range of techniques and styles available in massage, you'd be astounded at just how good massage is for you.

Massage for Allergies

Jun 11, 2010

Massage is the ideal complementary therapy for symptoms of allergies. Please read on for further information. What are Allergies? The term allergy may be used to describe the reaction produced by the body when it encounters something foreign. When an...

Studying Reflexology

Jun 11, 2010

There's no denying the growing popularity of reflexology treatment as a means to detect and fix problems in different body systems. Understanding the theory and practical aspects of this hands-on practice will enable you to treat a variety of health...

Massage for Eczema

Jun 03, 2010

Massage is used to treat a range of ailments and conditions, including eczema. Though there are conventional medical treatments for skin conditions such as eczema, there is a growing trend for alternative, non-medical therapies which typically have fewer...

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