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Repetitive Stress

I’m often asked by clients, family, and friends how I manage to keep up with the physical demand of being a massage therapist.  I’ve always felt that if the techniques we were taught in school delivered effective results on the promises they made regarding the benefits people may experience then I should be able to keep up.  After all, I now know how the soft tissue works and can surely correct it if I ever have a problem.  Right?

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Struggling With Sleep?

At Loosen Up we often receive questions regarding ideal sleep recommendations; best positions, pillows, mattresses, etc. These are tougher questions to answer than you would think. There are many contributing factors to preferred sleeping position, pillows, and mattresses; previous injuries, room orientation, or sleeping companions. How we sleep is a personal topic and effective tips and tricks vary for each person.

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Stretches for Your Legs

If you’re an active runner, cyclist, or just work on your feet all day, consistent stretching can decrease muscle pain and tension. Read more

In the Hours After Your Massage

After a massage, you may notice a lot of changes going inside your body and mind that often bothers us. Fortunately, we have some tips for you to do after a massage in order to help you get its full benefit and reduce any possible soreness. Read more

Have a Weekly Practice of Reflection & Observation to Keep Your New Year's Resolutions

Now is the time of year when we all put ourselves under a microscope. Read more

7 Effective Steps for Managing Holiday Stress

The holidays can bring a lot of stress — high expectations, one too many parties, out-of town guests,…

Learning to manage stress is the first step to prevent overwhelm.

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Gadgets – Our New Addiction

We cannot deny that the society is dealing with the fast innovation of technology today. Read more

20 Stress Busters

Get more of out your massage by managing your stress in between sessions. Here are 20 ideas for you to try: Read more