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Got a headache? Pop a pill! Pulled a muscle? Pop a pill! Pills seem to be the go-to remedy for almost every illness in the book! But if you’re not convinced that popping pills is the way to go, it might be time to investigate the natural alternatives to everyday over-the-counter (OTC) pain remedies.
Have you considered offering staff wellness programs at your office such as workplace massage?
Workplace massage is an investment that saves you money. While there are some obvious massage benefits, like decreasing stress and back pain, there are massage benefits that run deeper...
Your quadriceps “muscle” is actually a group of three large muscles and one smaller one that merge just above the knee. They are:
Of course it's nice to offer a glass of water after a massage treatment, and some people do feel thirsty, but what about the often claimed "Toxins" that supposedly build up? Why is this crazy myth so persistent in the massage world?
How many massage therapists are still out there telling their clients that massage gets rid of toxins in the body? On any given day on Facebook, I see about half dozen people at least making that claim … Would you maaahnd [sic] sharing with us exactly how that happens?
— Laura Allen, Massage Therapist
Most of us probably need to get more active- even going for a brisk walk will already have an impact. But a lot of people don’t stick to a regular exercise routine because the benefits most people are interested in take a while to appear. Fat loss, muscle gain, boosts to strength, speed, and stamina—these physical manifestations of training adherence can take weeks and even months to show.