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Massage Therapy Benefits for Sports Injuries

Massage Therapy Benefits for Sports Injuries

Sports injuries are a common occurrence for athletes of all levels. While some athletes can power through the pain, others find that it significantly impairs their performance. For those athletes looking for pain relief, massage...

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Massage Therapy Benefits for Sports Injuries

Massage Therapy Benefits for Sports Injuries

Sports injuries are a common occurrence for athletes of all levels. While some athletes can power through the pain, others find that it significantly impairs their performance. For those athletes looking for pain relief, massage...

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Benefits of Deep Tissue Massage for Golfers

Benefits of Deep Tissue Massage for Golfers

Deep tissue massage has a number of benefits for golfers. Deep tissues or sports Massage can: enhance performance in an activity;facilitate faster, more efficient recovery from an activity;reduce the risk of injury; andAccelerate recovery from an injury. There is a...

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Laughter

Laughter

Research has found that true laughter releases endorphins. One effect of the release of this hormone is that it increases pain tolerance. One study had participants watch 15 minutes of a comedy show in a group. Their pain tolerance increased 10% more than...

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Exercise to Strengthen Feet

Exercise to Strengthen Feet

Feet work hard to support and move the body each day, so any foot pain should be addressed right away to prevent it from getting worse. A podiatrist or physical therapist may recommend specific exercises to manage the symptoms of flat feet or prevent them from...

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Mindfulness

Mindfulness

Mindfulness has been in the public domain for a number of years now; it is a practice that has been adopted in schools to assist students with exam nerves and pressure, as a form of self help to reduce anxiety, to assist in the reduction of chronic pain, mindful...

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Top 5 Reasons Why Office Workers Need A Sports Massage

Top 5 Reasons Why Office Workers Need A Sports Massage

The title 'sports massage' may have you believe this particular massage is catered only to those who play sports on a regular basis. This is incorrect, 'sports massage' can be beneficial for a number of different reasons. From back pain to de-stressing, 'sports...

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