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Massage Aha!

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

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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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Seasonal Affective Disorder (Winter Blues)

Massage for the Winter Blues

Spring is almost here. But at this time of year, many people are experiencing some winter blues. WebMD reviewed more than a dozen studies that revealed how massage can fight depression by lowering cortisol levels. Cortisol is the body’s response

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Massage and Heart Health

February is American Heart month, so let’s explore the ways in which massage can protect and improve your heart health and help you recover from a stroke. Cardiovascular disease is the leading killer of men and women in the United

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60 minutes of massage has benefits equal to 7-8 hours of sleep.

Get Some Sleep with a Massage

The importance of sleep to your physical well-being can not be overstated. Many of your former bad habits or prolonged issues can be linked to a lack of sleep. Massage has been proven to improve sleep. The risk of obesity

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3 Tips for Overcoming Holiday Stress

While it’s called the “season of joy,” this time of year can be busy and taxing. Research shows that massage therapy can help relieve stress and improve your overall health this holiday season and all year-round. 3 Ways to Cope With Holiday

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Foot Massage

Foot Massage for Surgical Pain and Anxiety

A recent study has shown a reduction in pain intensity for patients who received regular foot massage after undergoing surgery. Patients and doctors are rightly concerned about the over-prescription of opioids for pain relief. While there are some circumstances in

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Improve Grip Strength With Massage

Massage therapy can significantly improve hand grip strength and endurance according to a recent study. How often do you grip items doing your daily activities? How many doors have you opened today? Did you drive anywhere? How easy was it

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Chair Massage for Employees

Providing a chair massage program for your employees can improve office morale, reduce stress, and increase productivity. Reduce Stress with Chair Massage Stress is a major factor in employee absenteeism. According to the American Institute of Stress and the American

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