[16 Sep 2008 | 9 Comments | ]
Massage Self-Care Therapies  Medicinal Relaxing

Massage is the manipulation of superficial layers of muscle and connective tissue to enhance the function and promote relaxation and well-being. The word comes from the Frenchmassage “friction of kneading”, or from Arabic massa meaning “to touch, feel or handle” or from Latin.
Ancient and medieval times
Writings on massage have been found in many ancient civilizations including Rome, Greece,India, Japan, China, Egypt and Mesopotamia. A biblical reference from c.493 BC documents …

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[26 Oct 2012 | 3 Comments | ]
Origins and History of Massage

This photo depicts, in a sense, Thai massage.  The therapist that uses good body mechanics, which this is not  not true Thai, for themselves,   uses that control to deliver an excellent healthy massage for the client and somatic control in touch,   feeling throughout  the session is a professional.
Just as massage today is done all around the world it has origins in several cultures. The definition of Massage is somewhat broader than …

[7 Sep 2011 | No Comment | ]
Mesothelioma Alternative Therapies

There is much, much more study being carried out on the positive effects of massage on this condition, scientifically, and it’s  sufferers.
An individual may be at risk to develop mesothelioma if he or she was exposed to asbestos in the workplace or at home. Mesothelioma is caused by exposure to asbestos and the inhalation of asbestos particles. In most cases, mesothelioma symptoms will not appear in an individual exposed to …

[16 Aug 2010 | No Comment | ]
Medical Massage

Medical Massage
^See Stress Preventative link*
The upper body, or torso is not the only anatomical region  that gives,  internally,  support to our functions and health. This is a major area of course,  but remember nothing leaves off and resumes elsewhere, it is a connective process and so every area is important as it relates to others.
Note:  A great idea to understand your personal blood pressure and where you are on a consistent basis, is not …