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Posts Tagged 'medical massage'

Research Identifies the Ideal Frequency of Massage for Treating Chronic Neck Pain

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ghri_logoDreamclinic massage therapist Michael Jacobus recently took part in a research study to determine the ideal frequency of massage for treating chronic neck pain. The study, designed and conducted by Group Health Research Institute in Seattle, utilized massage as a treatment for nonspecific neck pain (neck pain not related to a specific incident or injury). Jacobus was one of the massage therapists selected to administer the Group Health study.
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Edmonds Tennis Champion Credits Massage with Boosting Her Performance

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In early April, the USTA Women’s 55 & Over tennis team from Edmonds won the National Championships held in Arizona. Melanie Korch, a member of the team and a regular client of Dreamclinic, credits massage with boosting her performance on the court.

“Since 2008, massage at Dreamclinic has been an important part of my fitness routine,” shared Melanie. “Before or after my matches, I schedule massage therapy to relieve sore and tense muscles. Massage also helps me stay flexible and improves ...

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Athletes Discover Acupuncture Treats Injuries and Boosts Performance

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Athletes of many stripes are turning to acupuncture for an effective method of injury treatment and prevention. Professional football players from the ranks of the New York Jets, Minnesota Vikings, San Diego Chargers and more have embraced acupuncture to manage pain, speed injury recovery, and achieve peak physical performance in their sport. A review of research studies on the use of acupuncture in sports confirms its efficacy at increasing muscle strength and power in athletes.1

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USA Today Proclaims Health Benefits of Massage Therapy

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Massage is not just for pampering anymore. Research continues to prove massage’s efficacy at addressing a variety of health-related conditions.  USA Today’s USA Weekend Health Smart column recently featured an article proclaiming the medical benefits of massage. In fact, a survey indicates that more people today seek out massage for medical purposes than for relaxation.

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Sciatica Relieved with Massage

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by Diana Khoury

The sciatic nerve is the largest nerve in the body. It originates in the pelvis and descends down the hip, buttocks, and down the back of each leg.

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Sciatica occurs when the sciatic nerve is compressed, resulting in anywhere from occasional mild pain to constant, incapacitating pain. The effects of sciatica are pain, numbness, or tingling ...

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Now accepting First Choice Health Insurance

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First Choice Health Insurance, Insurance paid massage and Acupuncture at Dreamclinic Massage Seattle and RedmondWe are very pleased to announce that we have added a number of therapists as in-network providers for First Choice Health Insurance. This means that we now have the ability to accept this insurance at both our Greenlake and our Queen Anne locations!

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Queen Anne Location Now Accepts Insurance

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Regence Insurance, Insurance paid Massage Therapy and Acupuncture at Dreamclinic Massage Seattle and RedmondAs of July 1st, 2012,  we have added the ability to accept the following insurance types at our Queen Anne location: Regence, Personal Injury Protection (PIP) as well as Labor and Industry (L&I) claims.

Regence has a very selective process for credentialing within the massage industry, and we feel fortunate to ...

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Dreamclinic Massage now accepts Regence insurance

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Regence Insurance, Insurance paid Massage Therapy and Acupuncture at Dreamclinic Massage Seattle and RedmondBig news for those requiring Medical Massage. Dreamclinic just got accepted into the Regence network and starting January 1, 2011 we are accepting massage and insurance clients under Regence, as well as under other Insurance plans – Uniform, Group Health, etc..  We are very excited about this ...

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Have a Stubborn Injury? Cupping Therapy May Help

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By Esther Utley, LMP

What is Cupping Therapy?

As the name suggests, Cupping Therapy uses a combination of negative pressure and massage movements with the use of a suction device. Cupping therapy is a Negative Pressure technique that is used to achieve a wide range of responses, ranging from extreme relaxation to therapeutic.

Dreamclinic Massage CuppingA cup is positioned at the area ...

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