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How Can Beauty Therapy Help Manage Pain?

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The spa industry may have been hard hit by current global events, yet the American Massage Therapy Association reports that even in 2020, around 42% of female consumers and 40% of male consumers enjoyed a massage at a spa. Top places for treatments also include massage therapy centers, hotels or resorts, and beauty salons. If you have always loved the relaxing and beautifying effect of spa treatments and you’d like to tackle pain (such as lower back pain and headaches) as well, keep the following tips in mind. Combining Facials and Massage There are a plethora of anti-aging facials and...

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Getting a Massage During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Answering Your FAQs

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Perhaps you enjoyed regular massages before the COVID-19 pandemic, but now, you’re wondering if it would be appropriate to schedule an appointment. Specialists are going the extra mile to keep their clients safe so that you can enjoy a truly stress-free massage! If you have other burning questions about booking a massage during the pandemic, you can turn to these resources for helpful answers. Q1. What steps should I take before I book my massage appointment? A1. Prior to calling the spa, you’ll want to complete a few tasks to ensure your safety. Read up on the symptoms of COVID-19...

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Are You Sitting Comfortably? How the Seats You Choose Affect Pain Levels

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Could your comfy couch or luxe recliner be responsible for your body aches and pains? Studies show that people spend about 30% of their lives sitting. Those long hours lounging can lead to fatigue, pain, reduced muscle movement, and premature spinal cord degeneration. But in many cases, it's not sitting that leads to fatigue or pain. It’s the seating we choose. Functionality and comfort can go hand in hand Uncomfortable seats contribute significantly to the neck, back, and shoulder pain because they lack support. Our backs work overtime to help our bodies move, communicate messages to the brain, and keep...

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How Gardening Can Ease Muscle Tension And Body Pain

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Gardening has become a trendy pastime over the past year as individuals stuck at home have begun growing flowers and vegetables for the very first time. According to a survey, 64 percent of adults said that they took up gardening in 2020, and this trend continues to bloom as reports indicate that there is a growing demand for seeds this year. Gardening can help ease boredom and enables you to live a sustainable lifestyle, but did you know that it can also enhance your physical health by reducing body pain? Grab a watering can and a trowel, and find out...

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Here's How Indoor Air Pollution Can Cause Muscle Pain

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Muscle pain is a common medical condition experienced by millions of people, and according to the NCBI, 60 to 85 percent of the population will experience muscular pain, specifically back pain, at some point in their lifetime. There are several factors that can contribute to muscle pain, including poor posture, lack of exercise, strenuous physical activity, and infections like the flu. However, new evidence suggests that having poor indoor air quality can also contribute to the aching feeling in your muscles. Getting enough rest and sleep, doing stretches before and after exercising, and giving yourself a percussive massage with the...

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