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Massage For Cancer Patients?

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Do you have cancer or know someone who does? Did you know that massage therapy can help with it? For years it was taught that was a no-no. We were told that massage could spread the cancer throughout the whole body. But now oncologists are recommending massage to cancer patients. What are the benefits of massage?Scientific studies have looked at the effects of various body-based practices on people having cancer treatments such as chemotherapy and surgery. These studies have shown that massage may reduce:pain, fatigue, nausea, anxiety and depression.Individuals who have had massages during cancer treatments have reported a range of positive outcomes such as improvements in:sleep, the health of the scar tissue, quality of life, mental clarity and alertness, the range of motion.Read more here...www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1891200/Of course as a Licensed Massage therapist I highly recommend all cancer patients to get a doctor's note for clearance.  This is for their own safe…

What Is A Massage Therapist Thinking?

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I have had many clients ask me these questions over the years. Soo I'm going to break it down for you . You called me for a massage because A you are in pain.  B.  You are stressed out or C . You just want relaxation and a massage feels good!! So one thing I always insist is that you have a shower before your massage.  There's nothing worse  than a person with body odor. They want their butts massaged which is not a problem but we don't want to smell anything.  I had a client I went to one time who ran a marathon and was sweating still.. yea I know not pleasant! 😲 I'm thinking Wow REALLY? I insisted he have a shower or I wasn't going to do the massage.. RIGHT?! No one wants to smell any funk.. I'm just being real!! Please people for the Love of God ... shower before your massage! It helps you relax and it's better for me ! Thankyou! Ok so getting a massage just RELAX, LIE DOWN... sounds fairly simple right?! We don't want to hear no moaning or grunting…

Massage In Your Home

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Have you ever considered to have a massage in the privacy of your own home? What could be better right?! No more listening to the noise in a busy salon! Who wants to hear the phone ringing consistently? Who wants to hear all the talking going on through the walls? Can't RELAX? Sound familiar? I don't know about you BUT that just aggravates me! Then you have to fight the traffic to get home after... NOW your are stressed again! It doesn't work does it?  There is much convenience and quality to have an in-home mobile massage.  More people are acknowledging this. We are busy people today! Who needs more added stress to their schedules? It's not difficult to call for a professional massage delivered to your home .  You call for a pizza SO why not add a massage too? AWESOME right?! 😁We are Licensedprofessional massage therapists  L.M. T.  Who are delighted to bring the massage table to you. We take pride in the ultimate relaxation we providefor you at your place. Takecomf…

Do You Get Frequent Headaches?

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Headaches are more common than ever today! We live in such a stressed out world it's NO wonder we get Headaches! The most common headache is "TENSION." Also known as "Stress " headache. Yes it's caused by stress. It's a light to moderate pain and it feels like a tight band around your head. Have you ever had one? The pain is Real.More than 3 million people experience this headache pain a year. People will go to their doctor for meds as the pain can be very severe at times.  Have you ever thought about getting a massage? Massage can help relieve those muscle spasms you are feeling. It can help improve your blood flow and circulation. It will help your muscle tension and bring you much needed relaxation!Why do people wait until they are in serious PAIN before they get massage therapy ? Regular massages can help improve your oxygen levels and help reduce your pain.  Why take meds that only put a bandaid on your wound? In the long run massage sessions are y…

No Massage If You Been Drinking

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Have you ever thought to get a massage while you are intoxicated? Sometimes people do the strangest things! So you had a few drinks, a couple glasses of wine... What could it hurt right?! Wrong bad idea!Did you know that alcohol thins the blood and that massage increases circulation ! This could cause a dangerous drop in your blood pressure. It could loosen a blood clot that could travel to your heart, lungs or brain. This could cause a stroke or heart attack! YES that's serious! People please be honest with your massage therapist.  It is very important that we know certain information like you been drinking or are hung over.  There are reasons why massage is contraindicated.  That means NO massage in certain conditions! Yes alcohol consumption then NO massage allowed PERIOD! It's not up for discussion! Alcohol causes temporary memory loss and you can forget to tell your massage therapist vital information we need to know! Also alcohol can cause arousal in men and we definitel…

Anxiety? A MASSAGE Can help You Feel Better!

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Massage therapy has been proven to help people with anxiety and depression.  Massage relieves Muscle tension and improves one's physical health. Do you feel anxious or depressed? You are not alone. It's crazy but 1 in 6 people will have ANXIETY or be depressed at some point in their life. Can regular massage sessions help you? Absolutely! According to the American Massage Therapy Association, symptoms that massage for stress and anxiety can address may include:Persistent sad, anxious or “empty” feelings•  Feelings of hopelessness and/or pessimism•Feelings of guilt, worthlessness and/or helplessnessIrritability, restlessnessLoss of interest in activities or hobbies once pleasurable, including sexFatigue and decreased energyDifficulty concentrating, remembering details and making decisionsInsomnia, early–morning wakefulness, or excessive sleeping• Overeating, or appetite loss• Thoughts of suicide, suicide attempts• Persistent aches or pains, headaches, cramps or dige…

Have You Ever Had A Scalp Massage?

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I don't know about you BUT I LOVE getting my scalp massaged! Have you ever tried it? You know how good it feels at a salon when your hairdresser shampoos your head and rubs on it? Well imagine how much better it will feel when a licensed massage therapist gets it! There's nothing better!!! When the scalp is being massaged it helps stimulate the nerves and blood vessels beneath the scalp. That in return calms the tension in the head. Scalp Massage to me is one of the best massages next to feet massage! Massage my head, Massage my feet, I'M IN HEAVEN! LOL! πŸ’†‍♂️πŸ’†‍♀️Scalp massages date back to over 5,000 years ago . It started in India. People don't even know how much stress we actually carry in our scalp. So you knowALL that stress you are carrying? πŸ€” You probablyneed a scalp massage to relax the tension! Try it and experiencethe difference! πŸ˜‰

Massage Therapist NOT Masseuse

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YES titles matter! We are Massage therapists NOT massesuses! Period! We as licensed Massage therapists have worked hard to be in the healthcare business.  We have earned our titles..  unfortunately people who call you a masseuse are looking for other activity! We absolutely will NOT stand for this! We are NOT prostitutes!The titles masseur and masseuse have a long and colorful history related to massage. Both terms were used to describe men and women, respectively, who provided massage in exchange for payment. But these terms, especially masseuse, were hijacked by prostitutes operating under the guise of “massage,” beginning in the 1950s. So a search online for either word brings up references to services such as “sensual massage” and “massage by men for men only.”  We are NOT in this business PERIOD!We as Massage Therapists have a duty to educate the public. We are offended by being called Masseuse. We are Licensed Massage therapists  L.M. T.  Over the past 30-plus years, massage pro…

Now This Can Be The Reason For Your Back Pain

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Do you lie or sit in bed watching tv? Or check emails on your cell phones or laptops? When you do this in bed you tend to slouch and your eyes are looking downward. This absolutely is NOT good for your posture!By doing this you are NOT supporting your head or spine properly. This also creates alot of strain on the muscles in your neck.Do you find that you have to keep changing positions in bed with your devices because you are uncomfortable? This is your body warning you that it's NOT comfortable!Not only is this painful but it's going to give you serious neck and back pain issues overtime. Poor postures creates havoc in your neck and back overtime.  You probably don't think about this until it happens to you.To avoid all this unnecessary pain try sitting upright with pillows behind your head. Keep your shoulders upright and not crouched over. Try getting up and walking around and stretching for a few minutes.  Roll your head around in circularmotions and side to side . Sh…

Questions A Massage Therapist should Ask You

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Before you get a massage a good licensed massage therapist will ask you some questions. It's important to know how we can help you. Please  give us details and don't leave things out.  Massage can be a very personal experience for you. We Want You To Be as comfortable as possible.  In order for you to get the desired massage you want we need to ask you questions! We are listening to your every word.  πŸ‘‚Please don't leave things out. By the way , yeah you forgot to tell us what kind of meds you are on, you been drinking, or just had surgery the other day.  It's VERYimportant that we know. It makes us determine whether you are suitable for massage or not. There is times we can't massage you based on what you tell us. It's nothing personal.  We are professional massage therapists and just want the best for you! 😊Why do you need to get a massage? Are you in pain? Where? How did it happen? Sometimes we need a doctor's note for clearance. We strive to give you t…

Pain In The Neck!

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Sound familiar? Have you ever had that pain in the neck so bad that you literally want to scream? Me too ! Did you know that neck pain is the third most common pain  in the US? Sooner or later people are hit with excruciating neck pain . Whether you were in a car accident , to sitting at your desk all day with your neck bent down to bad sleeping positions and so on. Hmmm so what do people do when this nagging pain starts? Pop some pills? Drink Alcohol to numb it? What IF this doesn't work? They go to the doctor for stronger meds ... but why? The meds are just numbing the PAIN temporarily but sometimes the pain doesn't go away! Now what? Have you ever considered Massage?Massage is a more safer and effectiveprotocol. Massage therapy relaxes the stressed muscles and the PAIN goes away! Isn't this what you need? A holistic way of treating your pain instead of being medicated on prescription drugs? Try one today and see and feel the difference! πŸ˜‰

Do You Have Back Pain?

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More and More people are getting back pain nowadays ... Why is that? Are you sitting at your desk for hours on end? Are you a couch potato spending hours watching tv? Then chances are you have back pain. We as humans were not  intended to sit hours on our butts. For every hour you sit get up and walk and stretch for 10 minutes.Muscles get tight and cramped and cause excruciating pain in mid and lower back areas. Something as simple as lifting something heavy or turning to quickly with our body can create serious back pain! Have you experienced it? 🀀Massage therapy can bring much needed relief to a hurting back. When the right muscles attached to the pain are massaged, they relax. The pain is then released . That muscle tension and strain will be gone!Why stay in pain when you don't have to? Let a professional massage therapist help you lose that pain ! You DON'T have to live with those sharp, stabbing pains any longer! Get a Massage today! Get your relief! Why suffer any long…

Tips To Get The Most Out Of Your Massage

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There are a number of things you can do to enhance your Massage experience. This will help you get the most out of your massage session.1. PLEASE shower first! I can't personally stress this enough! We as therapists don't mind working your butts but we don't want to smell funky smells from you. No pun intended! I digress! This happens more than you know! πŸ˜•2. DONT Eat before your Massage.
It can be uncomfortable with a belly full of food... especially when your laying on your stomach. We don't want you to get sick.3. ARE YOU SICK?
Please stay home then. We as therapists don't need to catch your virus. PLEASE be courteous and call us to let us know. 4. Please communicate with your therapist.
IF your in pain tell us. If the pressure is too deep speak up! If it's too light pressure voice your opinion. .. after all its your massage! 5.Relax and Breathe!
I can't tell you how many times I have to tell clients  to breathe . I don't understand why they hold their …

Having The Touch In Massage

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Most people would say that a massage helps them to RELAX ! It's also very soothing if it's done by the right massage therapist! It's amazing to me how many times I have heard from clients how Amazingit feels !On the other hand I can't even count how many times I have had phone calls. ..These people explaining to me about a massage they had somewhere else that was disappointing to say the least! In massage you either have the touch or you don't!  People more than ever are seeking out massage. Why is this ? Massage is loveand nurturingto the mind, body and soul.  We are living in a  touch deprived society. More people are understanding that massage is HEALING. They love the Relaxing experience.  Babies thrive on touch... So what changes as we become adults? We still need touch! Of course in a therapeutic way only. Once you feel the sensations of a great massage it can be very addicting! Who doesn't need that right?!So get a massage today! It's the best thing …

Do You Juice?

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Do you know that drinking fresh juice is like a vitamin in a glass? Fresh juice is filled with living enzymes, antioxidants, essential vitamins, and natural antibiotics which are necessary for your vital health. Drinking bottled pasteurized juice is dead. It is heated and processed which kills all the nutrients , minerals and vitamins.I personally use a champion juicer.  You don't have to be an expert to cut up fruit and veggies lol! Yes it may take a little time to do it BUT aren't you worth it ?!Daily juicing is recommended.  Within a few days you will know a energy spike. You will  feel so darn Good! I don't know about you BUT I personally have to have my daily juice. If I miss a day I feel like crap. Thank God there's a Whole Foods grocery store in my area. I can get a fresh juice there everyday if I get lazy to juice at home lol!So let's start juicing today! There's a chart below to show you different juice combinations for differentailments in your body. …

Do you have Sciatica PAIN?

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You know that PAIN In the butt that won't go away? It only targets one side of the butt at a time. The sciatica nerve starts at L3 in the lower back and runs through the buttocks and down the legs on each side. It can be excruciating pain when it hits! It maybe caused by a  lumbar herniated disc, degenerative disc disease, spondylolisthesis, or spinal stenosis. My sciatica pain started a day after my car accident.  I was rearended from behind . The pain was NO joke!How can you tell if you have Sciatica Pain?• Is there constant nagging pain in the buttocks that won't go away?• Does it seem to get worse when you are! sitting?• Is there a sharp pain when you stand up or walk?• Is there PAIN that radiates down your leg?If you answered YES to one or more of these questions then you may have Sciatica.  Of course always get a doctor's opinion to know for sure. Did you know massage can help with your sciatica problems? It can help loosen the tight lower back muscles that are placi…

Massage For Headaches

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Do you get frequent headaches? Is the pain feel out of control?  Do you feel like your about to lose your mind? I hear you! There are several different kinds of headache.#1 Killer
Migraine Headaches These are usually brought on by stress, anxiety, hormonal changes and lack of sleep. One or a combination of all these.Digestive headaches. These are brought on by some food we eat. Too many additives and gluten. Also by the alcohol you drink.There are other headaches like STRESS, TENSION, SINUS, and ANXIETY. Have you ever had a headache so bad you didn't know what to Do? Those aspirins aren't  working ... Now what?How about trying a M A S S A G E ?It's that simple ... You call and we Will deliver that mobile massage to your door. Massage can not only help relieve those headaches but also help prevent them from coming back.  Book one today !  DON'Tlive in pain when you don't have to!Look at the picture of different headache types.  Do you see yours? Ok let's do somet…

What Holds You Back From Getting A Massage?

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Interesting enough most people still DON'T get a massage! Why is that? I have pondered over this for years. Is it lack of money? Is it because you don't like what your body looks like ? Are you afraid? What holds you back? Please let me know people! We are professional, licensed massage therapists. All we are concerned with is helping you RELAX and FEEL BETTER! Nothing more nothing less! We want you to be comfortable and at ease with us. We are not looking to determine what your body shape is.  Our goal is to help you out of pain and FEEL GREAT!  And of course RELAXATION AT ITS FINEST! I know it needs repeating because people don't get it. Look at it this way ...is the doctor sizing you up when you visit? Of course not! All his concern is taking care of you! We are in the healthcare field and are determined to help you feel better through massage! Why put it of? Isn't it time you knew what a GREAT massage felt like? We are striving to be the best massage therapists we…

Make MASSAGE A Part Of Your Lifestyle

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Massage therapy is in high demand.  It's become increasingly popular in the last 5 years. People are waking up and realizing all the benefits massage has to offer them.  People used to view massage as a luxury or it was for the rich and famous. They used to only get a therapeutic massage to treat themselves. Now more than ever before people have hectic lifestyles.  They combat more stress than ever. Life should be enjoyable and it can be with regular massages! What holds you back from trying a massage? You have to experience it to believe it! There is NOTHING better than that euphoric high After your massage! What's that? You never experienced one? Wow then you obviously haven't been to the right massage therapist.  I can't tell you how many times I heard, WOW THAT WAS AMAZING!!! People need to FEEL THE DIFFERENCE! Come on what are you waiting for?Have questions? I have answers 😁Come see what all the talk is about.  People you know have pain or are all stressed out. I…

What Are The Health Benefits of Massage?

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Did you know the numerous benefits of regular massages? How can they help you? Great questions for sure. Here's five key benefits from a massage. 1. Reduces Mental stress.  This is a big one.  In today's world who isn't stressed out RIGHT?! According to studies Stress is the number 1 silent killer. 2. Massage Lowers your blood pressure. 3.  Eases pain and tension. 4. Soothes your anxiety.5. Definitely promotes better sleep. So if you have any of these problems " GET A MASSAGE! "

The Massage High!

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Have you ever had such an amazing massage that you got High?  Have you ever experienced the "High?" What's that about you ask? Let me tell you...
Massage pushes toxins out of your muscles, kind of like squeezing out a tube of toothpaste. The toxins are normally occurring substances like calcium, lactic acid, magnesium, etc. They get stuck in your muscles due to tension - You clamp down on the tiny blood vessels that feed the muscles, and that traps the toxins in those vessels instead of allowing them to pass through your bloodstream and leave your body. Massage relaxes the muscles and manually pushes the toxins back into the bloodstream, where your liver and kidneys will filter them out. The drunk feeling is called "massage depletion," and can be remedied by drinking a lot of water and resting for a bit until you feel steady on your feet.Now you know! Enjoy the Massage High while it lasts... it can be addicting!

"Live each day to the fullest." Elisabeth Kubber

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In the event of the mass shooting in Las Vegas and how in these days and times we're living in, life isn't promised to none of us. I want to say a great quote for all to truly understand.

"Its only when we know and understand that we have a limited time on earth and that we have no way of knowing when our time is up-that we will begin to live each day to the fullest." Elisabeth Kubber

I share this quote with you as

Kale Salad

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I love eating healthy and sharing recipes! It's sad that today we live in a quick drive through food choices.  Ever hear, " You are what you eat?" It's so true.  Food today is NOT like it used to be. There is too much processed "Frankenfood" out there. Do you know what you are eating? It's no wonderpeople out in the world are more overweightthat ever. They are more sicker and have little energy.  When you cut All The sugarwheat, soy , processed food, pasta, deep fried foodsout of your life ,you heal YOUR body and feel GREAT! I want to help educate people on eating healthy and feeling fantastic!  This Kale Salad is one of my favorites to eat. This is chocked full with nutrients and very low in calories. Kale Salad Take one bag of  Organic Kale or looseleaf and wash thoroughly and rinse. Pat dry with paper towels.  Put in a big bowl. Sprinkle Himalayan Sea salt over it. Now massage the salt into the Kale for a few minutes.  It will look wilted. Chop u…