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Relieving Fibromyalgia Pain with Massage Therapy

Relieving Fibromyalgia Pain with Massage Therapy

Fibromyalgia can be a debilitating condition that causes the sufferer to experience chronic pain, poor sleep, muscular aches, and body-wide points of tenderness. In addition to chronic pain, those affected can face mood swings, memory problems, and fatigue. This ailment affects women more often than men, but the symptoms are manageable with proper care. Here…

How Can Physical Therapy Help with Poor Posture?
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How Can Physical Therapy Help with Poor Posture?

Poor posture is a result of bad habits formed over the years. Poor posture results from specific muscles tightening up or shortening while other muscles elongate and weaken.  Poor posture can lead to neck pain, back problems and other painful conditions.  Having poor posture can exacerbate arthritis, breathing, headaches affect your mood and a myriad…

Which Treatments Can Help Relieve Symptoms of Dysmenorrhea?
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Which Treatments Can Help Relieve Symptoms of Dysmenorrhea?

Dysmenorrhea is the medical term for pain with menstruation. There are two kinds of dysmenorrhea: primary and secondary. Primary dysmenorrhea is regular menstrual cramps that are repetitive and are not because of different ailments. Pain for the most part starts 1 or 2 days prior, or when menstrual bleeding begins, and is felt in the…

How to Boost Your Immune System Using Massage Therapy

How to Boost Your Immune System Using Massage Therapy

Massage therapy has a diverse range of well-known benefits. It has been proven to help increase a person’s range of motion, reduce stress, regulate coordination and even reduce anxiety. Aside from these benefits, it also exerts a beneficial effect on the immune system. Those who receive massage therapy at Ultimate Health Clinic undergo an endocrine…

Which Treatments Can Help My Migraines?

Which Treatments Can Help My Migraines?

Migraines are more than just a headache. They are severe, painful and recurring. Having a migraine impacts daily life for sufferers and can last for hours or even days. Stress, dehydration, food, preservatives and sweeteners, sensory stimulation, hormonal changes, medications, sleep cycle changes, physical stress and weather changes are all triggers for migraines. Migraines can…

Prenatal Massage: What You Need to Know Before Making an Appointment

Prenatal Massage: What You Need to Know Before Making an Appointment

Prenatal massage is a hands-on body massage that uses specific massage techniques to help relieve stress and tension of women throughout their pregnancies. The movements are tailored specifically to the needs of pregnant women and their changing bodies. Being pregnant changes your center of gravity, increases breast weight, increases fluid volume, adds pressure on the…