Balanced Rock Bodyworks

Archive for August 2015

Using Medical Massage Therapy as a Treatment for Fibromyalgia

OK, we’re going to get a little technical on you today! ¬†ūüôā ¬†I think you’ll appreciate the info. though. ¬†Many massage schools teach Medical Massage as a specific technique, but Medical Massage as such simply means that the massage therapist uses standard massage techniques to help resolve or alleviate a medical problem. Other names for…

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Special Uses for Massage Therapy

Massage therapy is an effective intervention in a wide variety of situations. Beyond just making you feel good, it has important applications in assisting with healing from many traumas. Massage therapy for hospitalized patients In a project headed by Marlaine Smith of the University of Colorado done in 1999, Smith and her colleagues in the…

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Massage Therapy Helps Arthritis

Massage therapy can be a great helper with arthritis. ¬†Arthritis is a generic term used to identify more than 200 conditions that affect the joints of the body, the tissues adjacent to those joints, and connective tissue. Fibromyalgia, gout, rheumatoid arthritis, and juvenile rheumatoid arthritis are some of the more common manifestations of arthritis. Causes…

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