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Sunday
May102015

Can Body Therapies Boost Your Weight Loss Journey? 

When was the last time you had a massage - or other form of bodywork?

An increasing number of people are embracing hands-on therapies as part of their health and wellness routines.

Long gone are the days when massage was simply seen as a form of pampering. According to the American Massage Therapy Association, 91% of surveyed consumers view massage as beneficial to health and wellness. Seventy-four percent, in fact, believe it should be a form of healthcare.

Although therapeutic massage might be one of the most commonly sought after body therapies, other popular forms include chiropractic care, reflexology and acupuncture.  

 

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Tuesday
Oct072014

Video Guide: Exercises for Back Care

How does your back feel at the end of a long day?

Stiff? Tense? Painful? You’re not alone.

Approximately 30% of American adults suffer from back pain. Among the many reasons are the hours we’re sedentary throughout the day, the poor posture we use when driving or using computers, phones and other devices, and even our penchant for wearing heeled shoes.

While we often can’t change the circumstances of our work or even certain aspects of our lifestyles, we can take actions that counteract their negative effects. In the case of back discomfort, practicing simple exercises can go a long way in alleviating pain and promoting better health.

 

 

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