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Massage Tips for a Great Vacation

Massage therapy eases the effects of plane, train and automobile travel on the body!

Sitting for prolonged periods of time decreases our energy levels, reduces blood circulation to our limbs and causes stiffness in the ankles, calves, legs, hips, back, neck… well basically everywhere! Massage post-travel gets that circulation moving again. It rejuvenates and revitalizes achy areas, provides synovial fluid to move freely through our joints again and allows the healthy removal of toxins which can become stagnant in our soft tissues. You might be asking yourself – so what exactly is a prolonged period of time? Sitting for 6 hours or more is deemed too long. Now, did you know the average flight time is between 6 and 12 hours?

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Massage for Senior Citizen Health

Stress follows us no matter what stage of life we are in. It can drain our energy causing a feeling of lethargy, anxiousness, sleeplessness, negativity, or depression. The physiological effects that stress creates manifest in the many systems of the body and can play a role in aggravating existing health conditions and also create new ones.

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What To Expect During Your First Massage

So, you’ve decided to get your first-ever massage! As the date on the calendar approaches, you might feel apprehensive or uncertain. That’s natural. Disrobing and being touched by a stranger? That’s not so natural. The first thing you should know is that a good massage session can work wonders. A registered massage therapist can help you to untangle knotted, tight muscles and reinvigorate your sluggish, stalled energy.

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