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Read about the latest in massage research and techniques as well as recent Live Well Massage news with these informative articles and posts

10 things you might want to know about why you should ask for a gluteal massage

If you suffer form lower back pain, the source could well be your Gluteus Medius, Minimus and Maximus. Your Gluteus Medius, Minimus and Maximus – glutes are the set of muscles more commonly known as your bottom. The muscles around the hip area and buttocks are very busy throughout a normal day. They engage when … Continued


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Some of the many benefits of massage

Some of the many benefits of massage: Healthy, happy staff? • On average, each person suffering from stress took around 23 days off work, 19 days for ill health cases and 7.5 days for injuries. • The average days lost per case for stress, depression or anxiety (23 days) was higher than for musculoskeletal disorders … Continued


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Skin, our biggest organ – look after it and it will look after you…

Oh how we take our skin for granted, our envelope that protects us from the outside world. Our skin acts as the protective barrier between our internal body systems and the outside world. Its ability to perceive touch sensations gives our brains a wealth of information about the environment around us, such as hot, cold, … Continued


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Find out more about how regular massage can improve sleep patterns…

A massage is one time in your life when snoring is taken as a compliment! If my client is zzzzzzzing away, then I am doing my job well. Our bodies have an autonomic system that is made of two parts: the sympathetic and parasympathetic system. The parasympathetic system keeps the sympathetic system balanced. When you … Continued


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Heart to heart

This is story told at an Insight training seminar ‘Open your Heart’. The origins of this statue in this tale are unknown. At some point, the statue was completely plastered over, painted and inlaid with bits of coloured glass to prevent it from being stolen. Eventually the piece was moved to Bangkok and for many years, remained in … Continued


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