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Swedish Massage Santa Barbara, Goleta

Swedish Massage Santa Barbara, Goleta

As the best-known type of bodywork performed today, one of the primary goals of the Swedish massage technique is to relax the entire body. This is accomplished by rubbing the muscles with long gliding strokes in the direction of blood returning to the heart. But Swedish massage therapy goes beyond relaxation. A common type of massage is Swedish massage therapy. It …

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Therapeutic Massage, Sports Massage Therapy, Santa Barbara, Goleta

Therapeutic massage is a general term that describes any type of massage modality that helps relieve pain, reduce stress, and work on a specific problem—such as a frozen shoulder, back pain, neck injuries or pain, or sports injuries. People tend to assume therapeutic massage means deep tissue massage, and that they will get a very strong massage. What is the difference …

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The Mindbody (Psychosomatic) Dangers of Massage… so get a Silent Massage!)

What could be more relaxing than a massage?  A lovely sixty minutes of ninety minutes of having someone coax your muscles to relax and in so doing allowing the tension and stress of the day (week) to dissolve, to melt out of your body.  If only that feeling would last longer, right? But sometimes I …

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What is Tension Myositis Syndrome (TMS) and Neuropathy? Can massage help?

What is Tension Myositis Syndrome (TMS) and Neuropathy? Can massage help?

Tension myositis syndrome (TMS), also known as tension myoneural syndrome or mind-body syndrome is a name given by MD John E. Sarno to a condition he described as characterized by psychogenic musculoskeletal and nerve symptoms, most notably back pain. Excellent TMS Links: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tension_myositis_syndrome https://www.tmswiki.org/ppd/An_Introduction_to_Tension_Myositis_Syndrome_(TMS) Can Massage help Tension Myositis Syndrome (TMS)? Some Massage Benefits for Tension Myositis Syndrome (TMS)  include pain …

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The facts of Colorful Elastic Therapeutic Taping, Kinesio Taping (KT), in Santa Barbara, Goleta

The facts of Colorful Elastic Therapeutic Taping, Kinesio Taping (KT), in Santa Barbara, Goleta

Kinesio Taping (KT) is a definitive rehabilitative taping technique that is designed to facilitate the body’s natural healing process while providing support and stability to muscles and joints without restricting the body’s range of motion as well as providing extended soft tissue manipulation to prolong the benefits of manual therapy administered within the clinical setting.

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Massage for Psychosomatic Disorders, TMS in Santa Barbara, Goleta.

The term “psychosomatic disorder” is mainly used to mean “a physical disease that is thought to be caused, or made worse, by mental factors.” The term is also used when mental factors cause physical symptoms but where there is no physical disease. For example, chest pain may be caused by stress and no physical disease can be found.

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