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Ankylosing Spondylitis and Massage Therapy

Ankylosing Spondylitis (AS) is a chronic and often progressive condition that primarily involves pain and inflammation of the joints of the spine. When used with massage therapy a greater quality of life can be achieved allowing the patient a more … Continue reading

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Shoulder Impingement Syndrome

Shoulder impingement syndrome involves compression of non-neural soft tissues between the head of the humerus and the underside of the coracoacromial arch. Impingement can lead to tissue degeneration and is subsequently associated with a number of other shoulder disorders, such … Continue reading

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Effects of massage on the muscular system

Massage benefits the muscular system in development by stimulating the circulatory system, stimulating the nervous system sensory neurons, and stimulating cell activity. Regular massage in a standard interval will tone, firm and make muscles more flexible. Massage is also effective … Continue reading

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Sanitary Safety Practices

In the massage world sanitation is defined as the practice to safeguard the client’s health.  The best practice is protections against the spread of disease is to keep everything clean and sanitary. Any item that comes in contact with a … Continue reading

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