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10 Foods that Fight Pain and Inflammation

10 Foods that Fight Pain and Inflammation

Just as certain foods are highly inflammatory (and therefore can increase pain); there are many foods that work with the body to restore balance and reduce inflammation (thereby decreasing pain).  If you suffer from chronic pain, these anti-inflammatory foods  will...
5 Tips to Ease Night Time Pain

5 Tips to Ease Night Time Pain

Nighttime pain is a cause of distress for millions of people. It seems that in the evenings when people are worn out from their long day and the body is shutting down its defenses, pain seems to jump front and center. And without the ability to ease the pain,...
Immune Health and Massage – Asheville, NC

Immune Health and Massage – Asheville, NC

Keeping your immune system healthy year round is tricky, especially during the winter months when there are more colds and sicknesses being passed around. The strength of our immune system is what makes the difference between who gets sick and who doesn’t....
What Should I Do Before Getting My Massage?

What Should I Do Before Getting My Massage?

Golden Rule #1 – Drink ample fluid Golden Rule #2 Avoid alcohol, sugar and tobacco You can greatly enhance your “oh so good” massage experience by making the right choices before your massage. These very basic suggestions may be great guidelines for...
Self care and massage for Piriformis Syndrome

Self care and massage for Piriformis Syndrome

Have you ever had a nagging pain on your rear end? You are not alone…piriformis syndrome is a common complaint amongst sufferers that seek out massage therapy care. The pain is typically deep in the hip and buttocks area but can be anywhere from the lower back...