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Common Sense Approach to Cold and Flu Prevention

30th August 2012 | 0 Comments

by Beau Miakinkoff, LMT, LMP,CA, IAC There is a vast collection of information on the topic of cold and flu prevention.  This article, however is an attempt to pull together some very basic steps that every individual should consider to help reduce the chances of contracting a cold or flu and ending up being sick […]

The Brain, Massage and Happiness

10th November 2012 | 0 Comments

(training the brain via massage to be happy) By Beau Miakinkoff LMT, LMP, CA, IAC I have been contemplating writing an article about this topic ever since I read BUDDHA’S BRAIN. The examples of scientific information in that book is very easily adapted to the benefits of massage therapy.  It all makes perfectly clear sense […]

The History of Hot Stone Massage

20th February 2015 | 0 Comments

By MASSAGE Magazine May 17, 2010 by Pat Mayrhofer Although some massage therapists and clients may consider hot stone massage to be simply fashionable, the use of stones and gemstones for healing purposes dates back thousands of years. A Part Of History Both verbal and written history confirm the Chinese used heated stones more than […]

Hands-on research: Neuroscientists show how brain responds to sensual caress

6th June 2012 | 0 Comments

June 4th, 2012 in Neuroscience A nuzzle of the neck, a stroke of the wrist, a brush of the knee—these caresses often signal a loving touch, but can also feel highly aversive, depending on who is delivering the touch, and to whom. Interested in how the brain makes connections between touch and emotion, neuroscientists at […]

Loving Practitioners And Their Healing Powers

5th June 2012 | 0 Comments

By Beau Miakinkoff, LMT, LMP, CA, IAC Intent and the Power of the Practitioner I recently received energy work for some  chronic pain.  I didn’t even seek out the treatment myself.  (I was asked by a healer if I might allow an energy work session) At the time, the pain was not too terrible, but […]

First Resource For Pain Elimination

4th June 2012 | 0 Comments

Why Massage Therapy Should Come First in Treatment of Pain Eden, selected from May 28, 2012 by Dylan Jawahir, LAc, LMT, Contributor to Massage & Bodywork on Massage Therapy has been around for thousands of years. Every culture in the world has some form of massage, or bodywork, as a healing therapy. Today, […]

Hot Paraffin Wax Therapy

29th April 2012 | 0 Comments

Yes, most of us know about hot paraffin wax treatments as a spa luxury to help our hands look young and beautiful.  It helps keep them moisturized, soft, supple and gosh….it feels incredible to have this treatment on our tired, over-worked hands and feet. The most over-looked benefits of a paraffin therapy is that is […]

Reflexology Foot Massage With Essential Oils

4th February 2012 | 0 Comments

I found this awesome website that is interactive and totally fun to explore and learn.  It is perfect for the lay person to use while massaging essential oils onto the area that corresponds to where your body hurts. Give it a try.  You will be amazed at how fast you begin to feel better.  All […]

For persistent back pain, new evidence supports massage therapy

7th July 2011 | 0 Comments

Published: Tuesday, July 05, 2011, 1:16 PM     Updated: Wednesday, July 06, 2011, 8:45 AM By Joe Rojas-Burke, The Oregonian Each year, about 10 to 15 percent of adults seek treatment for lower back pain – and few are satisfied with the results. In a new study, researchers in Seattle and Portland found that massage […]

A Simple Massage Could Keep You From Getting Sick

29th August 2011 | 0 Comments

Saturday, September 11, 2010 by: Jonathan Benson, staff writer (NaturalNews) Massages are a great way to release tension and stress and promote relaxation. But a new study published in the Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine has revealed for the first time that massages also provide a measurable, therapeutic benefit to the immune system as […]