How Often Should I get a Massage?

How Often Should I get a Massage?

“How often should I get a massage?” is a question we hear often.  The answer depends on your pain and physical needs, your stress and emotional needs, and of course, your budget.  Receiving massage regularly will have the most benefit. A massage once a week, or every two weeks would be ideal, but may not be realistic for every person. Remember, just as going on one short run on the treadmill doesn’t prepare you for a marathon, and one salad doesn’t lead you to all your health & nutritional goals, one massage session cannot undo years of damage.

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Deep Tissue Massage for Chronic & Acute Back Pain

Deep Tissue Massage for Chronic & Acute Back Pain

Do you suffer from nagging back pain that keeps you up at night, or makes daily activities difficult? Have you experienced sharp or shooting back pain that came on suddenly after an accident or injury?

Deep Tissue Massage may be what you need to relieve the pain. When combined with physical therapy, Deep Tissue Massage is highly beneficial in the treatment of back pain, both Chronic and Acute.

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Prenatal Massage Through All Trimesters

Prenatal Massage Through All Trimesters

Pregnancy is such a beautiful gift however, it can also take a toll on your body.

During pregnancy, your body goes through a multitude of changes; both physical and emotional. Mom is often so focused on meeting her growing baby's needs, that she forgets about her own. Prenatal Massage can be a valuable piece of your prenatal care. Prenatal massage focuses on the specific needs of the pregnant woman and can help make you more comfortable. Whether you are in your first, second, or third trimester, every mom-to-be can use a little pampering.

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5 Reasons to Make Massage Your Monthly Routine

5 Reasons to Make Massage Your Monthly Routine

Life keeps happening (until it doesn’t) - and if life won’t give you a break, your self-care routine shouldn’t be stop-and-go, either! That’s why we created our MMG Membership program. We wanted it to be easier for you to make massage an essential part of your self-care routine. For $99/month, you receive one 60-minute wellness massage, plus a 10% discount towards any other massage or service!

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When to Book a Sports Massage

When to Book a Sports Massage

We are dedicated to creating the ultimate customized massage experience for our athletes, weekend warriors and runners alike through Sports Massage - employing techniques like myofascial release, compression, heat therapy and trigger point work. If you are experiencing discomfort or are not sure when the best time to book your Sports Massage session may be, consider the following...

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Hormonal Imbalance: Detecting It, Treating It, & Clocking It

Hormonal Imbalance: Detecting It, Treating It, & Clocking It

Feeling like you’re system is a little out-of-whack? Your hormones just might be the cause! Hormonal imbalances are fairly common, and can affect any part of your endocrine system. It can cause a wide range of symptoms, which can often make it tough to detect. Sometimes, all it takes is a few simple and consistent adjustments to see a positive, long-lasting affect. Here at MMG, we like to think that it just takes a little TLC !

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Brain Stimulation Through Touch - Manage Your Headache With Massage

Brain Stimulation Through Touch - Manage Your Headache With Massage

Massage goes far beyond the support of your physical well-being. It embodies one of the most basic and essential forms of communication – a subtle language spoken between client and practitioner. Massage uses the base element of “touch” and takes advantage of its deep healing properties by manipulating the fascia, tissue, muscular, nervous, spinal fluid, meridian, and lymphatic systems for relief from physical and emotional discomforts.

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Lymphatic Support During Pregnancy

Lymphatic Support During Pregnancy

A growing fetus needs a healthy environment to develop and thrive! Your lymphatic system is key to that process – boosting bodily immunity and carrying away harmful toxic buildup, while reducing inflammation. Great news for moms-to-be – healthily functioning lymphatic circulation also contributes to reduced swelling in the hands and feet during pregnancy!

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Holiday Stress Survival Guide

Holiday Stress Survival Guide

We all know that once we’ve made it through Halloween, time flies by even faster than normal. Holiday preparations, dealing with crowds and shopping, encounters with in-laws and an endless supply of less-than-healthy treats can dampen your seasonal cheer. It’s easy to become stressed out during the holidays, but the toll that stress takes on your body is the opposite of a gift. Here are tips to survive the holidays with only minimal stress.

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What’s in a Word – Is There a Difference Between Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork?

What’s in a Word – Is There a Difference Between Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork?

If you’re looking into what kind of massage you need to best address your pain or discomfort, you probably came across a few different ways to refer to similar treatments. The result can get confusing – and it’s important to know how immediate your need for pain relief is before determining what is right for you. So, what’s in a name – let’s talk about what it means to get a therapeutic massage or bodywork treatment.

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