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Massage Aha!

Professional therapeutic massage therapy in Kansas City, MO by Aaron Harris, BCTMB

Category: Medical Conditions and Massage

Massage for Anxiety Disorders

Anxiety is a common mental health issue that can cause physical and emotional symptoms, such as restlessness, nervousness, tension, and increased heart rate. Massage therapy can help to reduce anxiety symptoms by promoting relaxation, reducing muscle tension, and improving overall physical and mental well-being.

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Postural changes in Upper Crossed Syndrome versus normal posture

Massage for Upper Crossed Syndrome

Upper Crossed Syndrome is a condition in which the upper trapezius, levator scapulae, pectoralis major and pectoralis minor muscles become tight. Massage therapy is an effective treatment for Upper Crossed Syndrome (UCS).

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Man rubbing his neck in front of a computer

Tech Neck and Massage

Rear view of an overworked man suffering from neck pain massaging with his hand sitting in front of laptop with graph and charts on monitor What is “Tech Neck”? “Tech Neck” or “Text Neck” is a change in your posture

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Massage For Scar Tissue

Getting a massage for scar tissue can improve the look and feel of your skin, especially following surgery. Massage can help realign scar tissue making it less noticeable. How Scars Form Whenever there has been an injury to your skin,

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Baseball is a common sport that results in injuries helped by massage.

Massage for Sports Injuries

Evidence suggests that adding massage therapy to your treatment plan for sports injuries is very effective. Injuries caused during personal exercise, with or without equipment, resulted in over 468,000 emergency room visits in 2019. Bicycling accidents took second place at

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Lymphatic Drainage Massage following surgery

Lymphatic Drainage Massage Following Surgery

Lymphatic Drainage (LD) massage is an effective treatment following surgery. This type of massage helps reduce swelling and aids in the proper formation of scar tissue. A surgeon performing a liposuction procedure. LD is especially recommended by plastic surgeons for patients who

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Gay Pride Flag in San Francisco

Massage for the LGBTQIA+ Community

Massage is for every body, including members of the LGBTQIA+ community. This pride flag is displayed over the Castro district of San Francisco. Recently, a potential client reached out to me via the Aaron Harris CMT Facebook page. Her question

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runners on pavement

Preventing Heel Pain For Runners

Whether you are new to running or have several marathons under your belt, heel pain can be a real problem for runners. There are several conditions that can develop into chronic ailments if you aren’t careful. These can include Achilles

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