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Massage Aha!

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

Massage For Scar Tissue

Getting a massage for scar tissue can improve the look and feel of your skin, especially following surgery. How Scars Form Whenever there has been an injury to your skin, specialized cells called fibroplasts travel to the affected area. These

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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. LD is especially recommended by plastic surgeons for patients who have undergone liposuction, tummy

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Massage for the LGBTQIA+ Community

Massage is for every body, including members of the LGBTQIA+ community. LGBTQIA+ is an umbrella term used to refer to the community as a whole. The letters represent Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgendered, Queer/Questioning, Intersexed, Asexual/Ally. The plus sign is used

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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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Massage For Eye Strain

Most people don’t immediately think about getting a massage for eye strain. There are several ways a massage can help with this common complaint. The vast majority of us spend our days and evenings staring at one screen or another.

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Benefits of Eating Whole Grains

Eating whole grains can benefit you in many ways, whether you are on a new diet or simply trying to be a healthier version of yourself. There is a growing body of research showing that choosing whole grains over refined

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Massage For Pain and Fatigue

Recent studies are reinforcing evidence that massage therapy is effective at combating pain and fatigue. This is particularly true for cancer patients. Massage After Breast Cancer Surgery One study supported by grants from the National Institute of Health showed substantial

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Sports Massage for Cyclists

I was recently booked for a sports massage for a cyclist. “J” wasn’t your normal 10 to 15 mile cyclist. He was about halfway through his cross-country bike ride from Washington, D.C. to Portland, OR. While he wasn’t exactly “roughing

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In-Office Chair Massage Event

Are you looking for a way to reward your employees for making it through the past year of work from home and Zoom meetings? An in-office chair massage event might be just what you need. I had the privilege of

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