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Is Your Vision Causing Muscle Tension?

Mary Betts Sinclair Do you have tension headaches or chronic tension in your upper body? How about neck and shoulder stiffness? Maybe you experience strain in the temples, forehead, neck, shoulders, or back, especially after a long period of working at a computer or reading a book? If so, your tension could be related to […]

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Increase the benefits of massage with frequent visits.

Do you sit at a desk all day staring at your computer talking on the phone and deal with stress-related issues? If so, by the end of the day, you probably feel exhausted and can’t wait to get home. By the end of the week, you’re stiff, achy, and possibly a little headachy. By the […]

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Massage as a Healthcare Ally

Frequent massage treatments are a powerful healthcare ally. Preventative or maintenance care is possibly the most important type of massage. People that wait until they are injured or in pain before getting a massage often spend twice as much annually as those that commit to a maintenance care plan regardless of pain or injury. Just […]

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MASSAGE ONE WAY TO HANDLE STRESS.

Seeing we spend 40 or more hours a week in the “office” these are some ideas to help chill out a bit while at work. Schedule breaks: We get buried in a task and end uptight and tense. Frequent mini breaks are a great way to give your brain, eyes, and body some free time […]

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Massage VS Bodywork

Knowing the world of health touch possibilities. By Cindy Williams If you are familiar with massage and other hands-on therapeutic work, you may have heard the term bodywork but been unsure what it is and what makes it different from massage. Recently a friend of mine, who is a long-time, regular recipient of various forms […]

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Bodywork &Exercise

Increase Body Awareness While Increasing Your Activity By: Ruth Werner You have to give us credit: as a culture, Americans are incredibly interested in getting fit. We invest every year in new diets, exercise programs, and supplements for weight loss and improved energy. Low-range estimates suggest that Americans spend about $2.6 billion each year on […]

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Support your immune system. 7 things we can do for ourselves

By Angie Parris-Raney, LMT, Chopra Center Certified Technology has certainly put us in touch with important information on preventive measures for spreading the COVID-19 virus, such as washing our hands and avoiding contact with those who are sick. However, much of the information is ignoring an essential part to staying healthy—boosting our immune system. There […]

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Repetitive Stress Injuries and Technology

What you think is just a nagging sore neck or shoulder is really a repetitive stress injury. Human beings were not intended to sit behind a desk or steering wheel 8-10 hours a day. We are not supposed to be looking down all the time when walking (ie. cell phone in hand). Health care providers, […]

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Pectoralis and Posture

The pectoralis major and pectoralis minor influence your posture.  The pectoralis major is attached to your clavicle, sternum and the cartilage of your 1st through the 6th rib. It attaches to the greater tubercle of the humerus.  The pectoralis major action is to adduct the shoulder, medially rotate, flex the shoulder, horizontally adduct the shoulder […]

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Stretch Your Way to Stress Relief

Stretch your way to stress relief. Seriously. If you can take a few moments a day to daydream you can take a moment or two to stretch. To properly stretch you really need to shut off the outer world for a moment and breathe deeply (daydreaming in motion). The benefits of stretching are many; increased […]