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Should A Massage Therapy Session Hurt?

Authored by: D Alban NEW YORK. (February 21, 2017) —  Should a massage hurt?  Short answer: no; slightly longer answer: it depends on your personal pain tolerance, modality and massage style, condition of health, and session goals,  but never beyond … Continue reading

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At-Home Massage In Wintertime: Appreciating The Bitter Cold, Finally

While 2015 may not be the year of (Disney) “Frozen,” it’s certainly shaping up to be a freezing winter, nevertheless.  We have phrases like “bitterly cold.”  “Harsh”, “bleak”, “biting”, and “severe” are also common descriptive terms for wintertime.  And this … Continue reading

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In Home Massage: Making Time For What’s Important In Our Faster-Than-Fast-Paced Present Day Lives

In Home Massage Therapy has gained a foothold in American society over the last ten years.  Only a decade ago, when we were first starting out, this was not so.  There have always been therapists who travel to clients’ locations, … Continue reading

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At-Home Couples Massage, A Movie, & Takeout: The Perfect Combination for A Fun & Relaxing ‘Couples Night In’ Evening

At-home couples massage, performed right in your own home, can be a great way to spend a quiet evening with your loved one.  But what if your side-by-side couples massage is only intended as a prelude to an evening of … Continue reading

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At-Home Massage & Home-Bound Individuals: An Option Often Overlooked

People become homebound for a variety of reasons, from ongoing personal health issues or advanced age to acute injury or an operation.  After a major surgery, patients are often instructed by their doctors to rest for a period of time.  … Continue reading

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Speaking Up: Telling Your Massage Therapist What’s What

In a past article on this site, we explored the importance of a massage  therapist communicating with their client, asking relevant questions about general health, any conditions which might contraindicate certain forms of massage, as well as where the client … Continue reading

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Indulgent, Decadent, Pampering : Therapeutic Massage, Guilt, and Why We Deprive Ourselves

It would be difficult to miss the great  number of day spas and massage therapists describing their services as an indulgence, sheer decadence, a hedonistic flurry of self-pampering fit for a queen.  All of this talk is both a reflection … Continue reading

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