Medical Massage

Your Encyclopedia to Swedish massage

A woman receives a Swedish massage.

What is Swedish Massage? Swedish massage entails the use of hands, forearms or elbows to manipulate the upper layers of muscle tissue to improve mental and physical health. It is the most popular form of massage in the United States and is used to relieve tensions, as well as promote blood circulation and increased range…

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Everything You Need To Know About Trigger Points

A woman undergoes trigger point therapy.

What are Trigger Points? Trigger points or ‘muscle knots’ are sensitive or achy spots in our soft tissue.These sore spots are quite common, especially around injuries, and can play a role in major back and neck pain. Although it may feel like it, there are no actual knots under the skin. The usual explanation is…

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Enhancing sleep with massage therapy

50 to 70 million Americans experience sleep issues that affect their health, often leading to low work performance, slowed reaction time, obesity, higher risk of long-term disease, and substance abuse. What can a massage therapy do for you? The National Institutes of Health has advised that massage therapy can reduce fatigue and improve sleep and, based on…

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How massage can help reduce Anxiety

A Provo and Orem Massage CAN reduce stress!

There are so many benefits when it comes to massage therapy. One of which is helping to reduce anxiety. Many Americans struggle with anxiety daily. They hold much of this stress in their shoulders, back and neck, and massages can be specifically targeted to those areas. No matter where you carry tension, studies have shown that…

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