Mayo on Massage?

Mayo on Massage?   We’ve posted many articles chronicling the benefits of massage for a variety of syndromes, diseases, conditions and injuries. Often, we have cited studies published by the Mayo Clinic as sources for those articles. Today, let’s see what Mayo...

Massage: Is “Feels Good” Enough?

Massage: Is “Feels Good” Enough?   For months, we’ve outlined ways in which massage and premium massage chairs are established heath aids for a broad range of aches, pains, conditions, syndromes, and illnesses. No surprise there. And most of us also enjoy massage...

Massage Therapy for Neuropathy?

Massage Therapy for Neuropathy?   Neuropathy is a fairly common condition that involves problems with nerves, primarily peripheral nerves, like those that run through your arms and legs. Symptoms may include pain, tingling, burning and numbness that over time can...

Can Massage Help Thaw Frozen Shoulder?

Can Massage Help Thaw Frozen Shoulder?   If you or a friend have ever experienced “adhesive capsulitis,” better known as frozen shoulder, you know just how painful and frustrating the condition can be. Physicians prescribe an array of treatments, but generally...

How Massage Chairs Help with Hypertension

You’ve been out shopping for hours. Your back aches. Your shoulders ache. Then: amazing! You find a cluster of massage chairs, and there’s one empty, calling out to you. With a smile, you collapse happily for a 15-minute respite from the rush.    Yes, it feels...

How Massage Chairs Help with Hypertension

You’ve been out shopping for hours. Your back aches. Your shoulders ache. Then: amazing! You find a cluster of massage chairs, and there’s one empty, calling out to you. With a smile, you collapse happily for a 15-minute respite from the rush.   Yes, it feels...

Massage and Weight Loss: Too Good to be True?

If something tastes good or feels good, the tendency is often to think, “This can’t be good for me.” Right? Happily, that is not the case with massage for weight loss.    Indirect Benefits of Massage for Weight Loss   The two most common approaches to weight...

Can Massage Help You Manage Stress?

Can Massage Help You Manage Stress?   Recently, we wrote about stress as a probable cause of TMJ syndrome and, because massage therapy is effective in addressing various ways stress can affect the body, we suggested that massage can benefit those who suffer from...

Massage and Migraines

Any kind of pain can be debilitating, and for people who suffer from migraine headaches, pain can disrupt both their personal and professional lives. Whether migraine occurs infrequently or on a regular basis, finding dependable relief is a top priority.   What...

How Massage Chairs Help with Diabetes

Ask anyone to name the most expensive health condition in the US, and you’d expect them to say heart disease, which is the number one cause of death. But surprisingly, type 2 diabetes, currently growing 36 times faster than heart disease, is the second-leading killer...