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​4 Ways a Tennis Ball Can Ease Your Back Pain

When in doubt, knead it out<p>A little poking and prodding can knock down your back pain by 28 percent. That’s according to a 2009 <i>BMJ</i> study that found “acupressure”—a form of pressure-point massage—relieves back pain better than physical therapy (although both were effective).<p>“Tension tends to …

How to Get Rid of a Headache in 5 Minutes Without Pills

When you have a headache and the pill you need isn’t at hand, the situation seems hopeless. But it isn’t so. There’s a scientific way to get rid of a …

Health

Who Knew That a Foot Massage Before Bedtime Could Have Such an Impact - Did You?

Isn’t it a known fact that after a long day’s standing and walking around our feet feels tired and might swell up? This swelling can even cause pain. …

Wellness

Acupuncture becomes popular as battlefield pain treatment

Battlefield acupuncture, a form of auricular or ear acupuncture so named because the tiny needles can be administered quickly in combat without …

Acupuncture

These Foam Rollers Will Turn You Into Your Own Masseuse

Okay, so you've seen people smooshing themselves around on those big pieces of foam at the gym. Are they practicing their balancing skills? Maybe summoning some sort of strength magic? Nope! Foam rolling is really just a way to get a good massage — without a masseuse.<p>But foam rolling definitely …

Exercise

Top 7 Best Rock Climbing Training Recovery Tools 2017

Recovery—arguably the most important step in your training—often gets neglected by climbers. Yet, taking the time to regularly release tension in …

Exercise

IT Band Release Self Massage (Leg/Knee Pain Relief)

Pain

5 Charlotte Spa Treatments to Nourish Your Body and Soul

A Swedish massage is always a classic, but sometimes you need a little something extra in your spa escape to really melt your woes away. The latest …

Yoga

How To Tell If You Are a Hardbody

by Marty Kunsman, CNMT<p>3/19/17<p>It’s pretty easy to figure out if you are a Hardbody or not. Reach down to your leg. The quad, the hamstrings, anywhere. …

Physiotherapy

French Guru / Martine De Richville

Massage as a way to stay slim is Martine De Richville’s area of expertise. If that weren’t enough to convince you to book regular treatments with …

Wellness

Ravenstarshealingroom's Blog

THE CAUSE OF MIGRAINES/HEADACHES<p>The main cause of headaches are fatigue, emotional disorders, insomnia and allergies. Most headache pains come from …

Wellness

An Ancient Self-Touch Ritual Will Make Every Day Luxurious

Abhyanga is a luxurious Ayurvedic ritual that involves self-massage with warm oil all over the body....

Skin Care

Best Back Pain Specialists in Battle Creek | Radiant Healthcare, Michigan

Upper Back and Neck Pain<p>When you think about what the neck has to do with the little it has to do it with it’s not surprising that it commonly is …

Back Pain

This simple massage tool can alleviate muscle pain and headaches in 15 minutes

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Having a headache can easily ruin your day. Those throbbing pains disrupt your focus, make you nauseous, and temporarily blur your vision. …

Headaches

The Crazy 50-Hour Korean Massage That Changes Your Face Shape

There's a little known secret in Korea, and her name is Ryu Bae, also known as The Star Face-Maker. You walk into her spa and it's unlike any other …

Skin Care

Are Your Pecs Too Short and Strong?

<b>Soft Body Structure Problems — How Shortened Muscles Affect Structure.</b><p>This is what they taught us in massage school. Many times, when a muscle gets …

Yoga

5 Best Foot Baths Reviews & Buying Guide 2017

There is a Chinese saying that goes a dying tree begins withering from the roots much like an old person’s health begins deteriorating from his feet. …

Spas

The Right And Wrong Way To Foam Roll Your Body

There are foam rollers that weigh half a pound and foam rollers that vibrate at three different speeds, foam rollers that cost upwards of $300 and …

Yoga

Don’t Let Your Foam Roller Replace Your Weekly Massage

3/7/17<p>I’m a massage therapist and I’ve been trying to keep up with the latest trends in the massage sections of Flipboard and other news and magazine …

Exercise

This Profession is Real — You Can Make $50/Hour for Petting Cats and Dogs

We’ve talked before about ways to get paid to spend time with cats and dogs, but this is a new one: pet massage.<p>That’s right: some people earn money …

Wildlife

Organ massage is the next big wellness trend, and we’re absolutely fascinated

We’re all grateful for that little back massage at the end of a mani/pedi, or one of those blissful metal spidery things that you push down against …

Wellness

Tech Tues: $67 Robo-Massager fights pain

CLEVELAND, OH - Happy Tech Tuesday! In my continued quest to save you time and money, today one gadget has your back... literally.<p><b>WIN A FREE NINTENDO</b> …

Cleveland

Five foam rolling mistakes to avoid

Don't make yourself sorer after a tough workout by overusing your foam roller. Learn how to properly use the tool instead, and reap the benefits of …

Exercise

What exactly is Deep Tissue Massage?

What just is deep tissue massage? I’ve been doing a little research via Google search engine and it seems it depends on who you ask. I’m a massage …

Wrist Dislocation

WRIST DISLOCATION – QUESTION: A 16 year old girl suffered a wrist dislocation during a game of hockey on the weekend. Is it swollen, immobile and …

Wearable Tech

A Physical Therapist Explains How To Massage Your Own Feet

If you’re like me and your feet always need some extra loving but your husband won’t rub them (<i>I know, right?</i>) then it’s time to get a bit creative. …

Women's Fitness

10 Best Foam Rollers to Ease Your Aches

Find the best foam roller for you<p>Repeat after us: Foam rolling is your friend and does the body good! It can relieve tension, increase range of …

Stretching

Acupuncture Can Ease Wrist Pain of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Acupuncture can relieve wrist pain, and researchers have tracked the brain and nervous system changes that may help explain why.<p>Scientists randomized 80 people with mild or moderate carpal tunnel syndrome — pain caused by nerve compression at the wrist — to one of three groups. The first received …

Chronic Pain

How I finally faced my fear of needles

“This won’t hurt,” my pediatrician said during a routine checkup. I was 4 years old. He swiped my left shoulder with a small gauze pad, and seconds …

Lifestyle