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Study Shows Massage Therapy is Cost-Effective

VANCOUVER, July 31, 2015 – A recent study has shown what RMTs have often thought was true: massage therapy is a cost-effective therapy that directly improves quality of life measures. In the study entitled Analysis of Provider Specialties in the Treatment of Patients with Clinically Diagnosed Back and Joint Problems (Wilson FA,...

Finding Balance at Hand & Stone Massage and Facial Spa Burlington

“From the moment I arrived I felt instantly relaxed.  The atmosphere is very calming and the staff were friendly and courteous.  I’ve been greeted before at other spas where I’ve felt rushed, and almost like an annoyance to the front counter staff, but Hand & Stone was different.  I was...

Fight Back Aging – Facials

You can’t fight your heredity, but you CAN do something about the other aging factors. As you age, your skin gets thinner and dryer… and lines show more. Your skin starts to betray more of the cumulative effects of stress, exposure to sun/ wind/ cold /pollution, and the lines...

Fight Back Aging – Massage

Massage is one of the world’s oldest therapies. It feels good, improves your health and lessens the impact of aging.  And the human condition craves a healing touch. For many of us aging means joints stiffen, stress and blood pressure increase, circulation is sluggish and toxic waste accumulates. We...

Facial Massage Bliss

THE PLAINEST BEAUTY tricks are usually the best, but they tend to be obvious and overlooked. Facial massage is all of these: easy, intuitive and mostly absent from skin-care routines even though it can be a great alternative to invasive treatments like Botox. Like the rest of your body, your...

Massage Therapy: Remedy for Spasm and Strain

“Yeeoohhh!”  Were you exerting yourself, tensing muscles beyond measure and then felt something tear, rip or pull?  Was it followed by terrible pain, severe spasm in the muscle affected and a need to stop all activity immediately?  You’ve likely strained a muscle, and it’s going to take some time...

Massage Therapy: For Amateur Athletes and Weekend Warriors

From athletics in ancient Rome to the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta, massage therapy has played a role in athletic performance and recovery. Whether you’re an amateur athlete or a weekend warrior, consider adding massage to help you achieve your objective. People seek massage therapy to soothe muscle spasm...

Head…Ache!

Anyone who has experienced a headache, or witness someone who has, can sympathize with the suffering endured.  At some point in their lives 90% of the population has endured headache.  For most people pain is infrequent and short-lived.  But for many, headache is chronic and recurring.  For more than...

ACNE: the worst four letter word

Prom and graduation can be the most important events in a youth’s high school experience. However, for teens marred by acne or experiencing a less than perfect complexion, these events can seem like another reason to worry and feel stressed out! A couple of bumps on the face can truly be a teenager’s worst...

Tips for Everyday Living

1. Use a staple remover to save your fingernails when trying to add items to your key ring 2. Place a rubber band across the open top of a paint tin to wipe your brush on.  It keeps paint off the side of the can. 3. Cut open toilet...