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What Type of Bodywork is Right for You?

When it comes to sorting through the various types of bodywork, massage therapy services, and other alternative treatments, there are a few things to keep in mind that will help you through the process.

  • Decide what your goals are. Some people want to enhance their immunity, others want to improve their flexibility or reduce stress, and What Type of Bodywork is Right for You? | Massage and Bodywork Optionsothers are looking for a good, old-fashioned rub.
  • Familiarize yourself with different approaches. Read, talk to those in the know, interview prospective therapists.
  • Trust your intuition. If something really resonates with you, try it. If something works for your best friend but you’re not drawn to it, pay attention to that, too.
  • Experiment. Research and intuition will narrow the field, but ultimately you’ve got to give different methods a shot...
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6 Simple Ways to Relieve Muscle Soreness

6 Simple Ways to Relieve Muscle SorenessWhen you push your body a little harder than usual, you will likely feel two things: (1) a sense of accomplishment and (2) sore, aching muscles. Sometimes it doesn’t take much to end up with sore muscles. It doesn’t have to be a challenge to relieve muscle soreness and stiffness, either.

To decrease and relieve muscle soreness you need to do things that will:

  1. Increase the blood flow and oxygen to the area (to facilitate the breakdown of metabolic by-products and the removal of debris, and to speed up nutrients to the cells for healing).
  2. Relax the muscles.

Each of the following activities acts in both of these ways, helping to reduce or relieve muscle soreness. The sooner you initiate these simple techniques after your strenuous activity, the better:

  1. Static stretching. Lengthening overwo...
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The Amazingly Therapeutic Benefits of Massage

Therapeutic massage is a systematic and scientific approach to the manipulation of the soft tissues of the body, essential for benefiting the total Amazingly Therapeutic Benefits of Massage | Massage Therapy Benefitsperson.

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