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10 Reasons For A Massage This Week
  • Posted by:martin
  • Posted on : August 02, 2015
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8/2/15 10 Reasons To Get A Massage This Week You deserve one! Your trainer worked you extra hard, and a massage is your reward. You’ve had a stress headache for three days and can’t shake it. Your school year is about to start and you need a little more time to chill. Your golf game is suffering because of a stiff back. You’ve been giving all your energy to everyone else and it’s time to...

Reasons to Schedule a Massage Today
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  • Posted on : July 07, 2015
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7/8/15 Reasons to Schedule a Massage Today I’ve mentioned this before, but it’s worth repeating. There are plenty reasons to have a shiatsu and/or therapeutic massage treatment. Research is showing that it’s about much more than basking in luxury. Here are a some valid reasons to schedule today: Plantar Fasciitis – Massage and stretching may reduce pain on the bottom of your foot and...

A Visual Tour of the Massage Therapy Office
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  • Posted on : June 29, 2015
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  Here’s a sample visual tour of some of the things you can see when you come for your massage: The obligatory massage therapy office type images. Several gargoyles watch over things and keep appointments running smoothly. I like antiques, so I have a few charming accents from earlier times. I’m addicted to good coffee, hence tributes and accolades to the ambrosia. The...

Why Should I Get A Massage?
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  • Posted on : June 23, 2015
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6/23/15 Reasons For Massage This Week People receive therapeutic massage for myriad reasons. Here are a few reasons people came to me for massage this week: Jerry recently had knee replacement surgery. He has been a long-time client receiving massage for the management of myofascial pain, including that associated with fibromyalgia. We are currently focusing on the healing of the knee, spending...

Relieving A Pain In The Neck: Levator Scapulae
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  • Posted on : June 08, 2015
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6/8/15 Relieving A Pain In The Neck: Levator Scapulae Shortening of levator scapulae is a common cause of posterior neck and shoulder pain. When it is contracted or tight, it can be difficult to flex or rotate the neck. It’s a difficult muscle to manipulate on one’s own, but fortunately, it is readily accessible to the massage therapist, who can typically provide relief. Levator scapulae...

What You Should Know Before A Massage
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  • Posted on : May 22, 2015
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5/22/15 What You Should Know Before A Massage If you have never had a massage or have not had one in years here are a few things you should know for a satisfying session: Don’t receive a massage if you are sick. Massage therapy may intensify your illness or symptoms. It’s easy to reschedule your session a few days out. I do table massage in my office. Put your face into the face cradle when...

Massage the Pericardium
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  • Posted on : May 06, 2015
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©AcupunctureProducts.com 5/5/15 Pericardium Meridian One of the things we do during a shiatsu session, in addition to relaxing the soft tissues, is to move ki (the animating vital life force) through the external energy channels, or meridians. Where energy flow is deficient, we bring more ki to the area; where it is excessive, we open the channel and move it along. The external Pericardium...

Rotator Cuff Attachments and Actions
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  • Posted on : April 21, 2015
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  ©Simons, Travell, Simons posterior rotator cuff 4/21/15 Rotator Cuff Attachments and Actions Plenty of people complain of shoulder pain, so I’ve developed a comprehensive shoulder massage protocol over the years. While there are a number of organic causes for shoulder pain, here I outline the anatomy and actions of the rotator cuff muscles, which are frequent culprits in shoulder...

Reviews Of My Therapeutic Massage From Around Cyberspace
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  • Posted on : April 01, 2015
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4/1/15 Review Of My Professional Massage From Around Cyberspace 3/31/2015 Wayne F. says: I have been a client of Martin’s for almost two years. The muscle relief I get is always great. It allows me to exercise more frequently and at a higher level if I did not have it. Great Massage! 3/13/2015 Joe S. says: I started going to Martin several months ago. He does a great job and I would...

Adventure Las Vegas And The Hassles Of Flying
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  • Posted on : March 25, 2015
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3/18/15 – 3/24/15 Adventure Las Vegas And The Hassles Of Flying My flight was delayed twice this morning. I phoned United Airlines (30 minutes) to reconfigure my day. The first flight finally took off after the second delay, so I’m anxious about missing my connection at Denver. From Denver I fly to Salt Lake City, and from Salt Lake City to Las Vegas. I’m anticipating seeing Matt and...