Posts Tagged 'medical massage'

Ask a Massage Expert! Answers To Your Top Questions

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If you’re considering a massage, in Seattle or anywhere else in the country, you may have some questions about what to expect during your first visit. Of course, this is perfectly natural. After all, while you may have heard from friends what a massage is like, you’re about to experience it for yourself. And you may want to have a better understanding of how your session will go when you arrive.

Not to worry.  The massage experts at Dreamclinic are here ...

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More Massage, Less Waiting: New Queen Anne Dreamclinic Massage Affiliate Location

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Dreamclinic Massage + Therapeutic Associates:
Two Great Services that Go Great Together

 

dreamclinic queen anne massage seattle physical therapy massageBooking a massage appointment in Queen Anne is now easier than ever!  As of January 29th Dreamclinic Massage service is now available at our newest affiliate clinic: Therapeutic Associates’ Queen Anne.
 
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Massage During Pregnancy

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Massage benefits pregnant women in numerous ways. It can decrease tension, increase circulation, reduce swelling of ankles and feet, and relieve low back pain, which the majority of pregnant women suffer from during gestation. Women who receive pregnancy massage recline on their back or their side, rather than the traditional face-down position. Often therapists will employ cushions or pillows to ...

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Massage for Treating Stress

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dreamclinic massageMost of us have stress in our lives, whether due to work, family or general environment. For some the stress may cause sleeplessness, anxiety, hypertension or depression. For many the stress leads to muscle soreness somewhere in the body – the shoulders, neck, legs, or back.

Whatever form the ...

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Stretching the Piriformis Muscle

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A key muscle to keep limber as well as strong is the Piriformis muscle, located deep to your gluteal region. When the Piriformis is too tight or overworked, problems like knee or lower back pain can occur. Stretching the Piriformis muscle and other hip rotator muscles will help keep proper alignment for activities such ...

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Massage for Whiplash is the most effective treatment

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What really happens to your muscles during a car accident and why is massage for Whiplash so beneficial?

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Whiplash is an injury to the spine and surrounding muscles caused by the abrupt jerking motion – backward, forward, or sideways – that happens as a result of the sudden impact experienced ...

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The Role of Sports Massage

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deep tissue sports massageThe purpose of Sports Massage is not well understood and its use would most likely increase with a greater understanding of how how exercise impacts our muscles.

After hard training or an athletic event, taxed muscles become constricted and shortened. Micro-tearing of muscle fibers also results from extended strenuous ...

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Get an Edge on Your Golf Game with Sports Massage

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All athletes, including golf enthusiasts look for an edge that can help them train more effectively, perform better or overcome injuries quickly.  A competitive athlete will push his or her body to the limit to achieve greater speed, endurance or power.   All this pushing puts stress on the muscles and requires a great deal of recovery in order to avoid injury and overuse trauma.  Golfers are no exception to the risks of injury due to muscle overuse.  Sports Massage for ...

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How Posture Affects Your Health

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posture and massage therapy dreamclinic seattleA common phrase heard throughout childhood is, “Sit up straight!” This postural reminder makes regular appearances in the classroom, at the dinner table and is a ubiquitous presence through middle and high school. The continual postural encouragement is dispensed to encourage healthy growth and function of the body, as well as a projection of self-confidence from ...

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