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Why am I sore after massage?

    By Shirley Vanderbilt Originally published in Body Sense magazine, Fall 2002.Copyright 2003. Associated Bodywork and Massage Professionals. All rights reserved.You’ve just had a wonderful massage, and you go home feeling both relaxed and rejuvenated. But the next morning, you wake up with twinges READ MORE…

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Massage + Fibromyalgia

More than six million suffer from fibromyalgia, a chronic syndrome characterized by numbness, joint stiffness, and widespread pain. Of these six million, over 90 percent are women. Some patients also experience headaches, anxiety, depression, and sensitivity to bright lights, loud noises, and strong odors. If READ MORE…

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Visualize your stretches

It’s easy to forget to stretch. It’s often overlooked because the results are not as visible as lifting weights and squatting—or so you thought. Stretching can lead to better posture, fewer aches and pains, greater confidence. It releases dopamine which helps you feel happier and more READ MORE…