Need a new job? How about one that offers massage?
In this article by Fortune.com, they give a list of 17 companies to work for that offers massage to their employees. Everybody needs massage and these companies are willing to provide it.
Don’t feel better after your massage? You may need a different approach.
Massages feel great. They release tension, loosen your neck muscles, ease pain, increase circulation, and a host of other benefits. But if you can’t get out to your car before you start to feel achy and tight again, maybe you and your massage therapist need to try something new. This article gives a little depth about other massage modality options you can discuss with your therapist.
There are many people who have to deal with back pain on a regular or semi-regular basis. Whether its because we pulled a muscle lifting something too heavy or sitting too long in an uncomfortable seat, most of us have to deal with it at some point in our lives. Massage can greatly help alleviate your pain but if you continue your life without making some changes there won’t be much to help you. In this article, you’ll read about 6 things you are doing to cause back pain and ways to fix them. And here you can read about a study that was done comparing standard treatments (acetaminophen and physical therapy) and massage for back pain. After a year, both groups had similar outcomes, but it took half as long for the massage group to get there.
Have you ever considered that massage could be for something besides just a luxury? That maybe its benefits are more than just feeling good? In an article by U.S. News, you can read about Bill Cook, a man who was on a transplant list for a new heart when his cardiologist suggested he try massage therapy. His story is not unlike many others as massage is becoming more recognized by the medical community as a beneficial treatment for all types of problems, from back pain to fibromyalgia.