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Massage Therapy with Graston Technique Tools

Graston Technique

Graston technique tools are myofascial releaser instruments which massage and break down damaged muscle fibers, myofascial lesions, chronic muscle tension, post-operational scar tissue and fascial trigger points and knots. What is the …

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Different Forms of Massage

Different Forms of Massage

Just as the list of massage properties is almost endless, so is the different forms of massage. The strength, direction, and application of pressure varies according to the method involved. …

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Foot Massage Techniques

Welcome to our video post highlighting foot massage techniques. The foot is an important part of our anatomy. Because it performs a weight bearing role as well as a movement …

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Massage for Headaches

Welcome to our post describing techniques of how to carry out a massage for headaches. Massage for Headaches Generally headaches are caused by tension but sometimes they can come about …

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What is the Thai Massage Technique?

What is Thai Massage Technique

The Thai massage technique, or Thai yoga massage, is actually a complex massage procedure that involves acupressure, assisted yoga postures, and Indian Ayurvedic principles. The purpose of Thai massage is …

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What is a Swedish Massage?

What is a Swedish Massage

If you have ever had a massage, unless it was specifically a deep tissue massage, reflexology, etc., your massage was likely a Swedish massage. Swedish massage is the technical term …

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Baby and Infant Massage Techniques

Baby massage is not only a great relaxation, health and well-being technique for young infants but it also provides a wonderful opportunity for parents to connect directly with their baby. …

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Massage Techniques for Baby Health and Well-being

Massage Techniques for Baby Health and Wellbeing

For both physical and emotional well-being, touch is vital to babies. In many tropical countries, baby massage has always been an integral part of child-rearing —oiling protects the skin from …

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Hydrotherapy and the Healing Powers of Water

Hydrotherapy and the Healing Power of Water

Using the healing properties of water is an ancient practice. If you consult a practitioner of hydrotherapy (naturopaths often use hydrotherapy techniques), you may be treated with sitz baths (you …

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Herbalism and The Healing Powers of Natural Substances

Herbalism and Healing Powers

The medicinal and healing properties in flowers, leaves, roots, whole foods and inorganic substances, such as mineral salts, can be harnessed and used as natural ‘drugs’. Some natural substances can …

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The Theory and Techniques of Chinese Medicine

The Theory and Techniques of Chinese Medicine

According to Chinese medicine, there are 14 invisible channels running through the body. Good health is dependent on the unimpeded flow of energy through these channels. The emphasis in Chinese …

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Movement and Manipulation Therapies for Health and Healing

Movement and Manipulation Therapies for Health and Healing

Exercise and t’ai chi movements are strengthening and relaxing. Touch in the form of massage, manipulation or the application of pressure to specific points can help to heal the body. …

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Massage Techniques to Ease Stiff Muscles

Massage Techniques for Stiff Muscles

Kneading, pounding and manipulating the muscles, tendons and ligaments releases tension and improves circulation. Increased blood flow brings oxygen to tissues and helps to disperse toxic waste products, thus relieving …

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What is Reflexology ?

What is Reflexology

Reflexology is a type of therapy where pressure is applied to specific areas of the body. The most common areas are the feet, hands, and ears. By putting pressure on …

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