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End of Life

End of Life

or those patients in hospice and palliative care environments, massage therapy is proving to be beneficial in helping relieve some of the most debilitating physical and emotional symptoms—such as pain, anxiety, and depression—and allowing patients to live the highest quality of life possible.

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Edema

Edema

Edema is a very common problem among pregnant women, but it can set into anyone who has problems with fluid getting trapped in the body tissues. The human body is designed to eliminate excess fluid, but there are a number of things that can cause water retention and swelling: kidney disease, liver damage, and heart disease. Massage for edema is one of the best ways to alleviate your swelling problems.

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206 bones of the human skeleton. But we start with 270 bones!

206 bones of the human skeleton. But we start with 270 bones!

The human skeleton of an adult consists of around 206 to 208 bones, depending on the counting of the sternum (which may alternatively be included as the manubrium, body of sternum, and the xiphoid process)[1] It is composed of 270 bones at birth, but later decreases to 80 bones in the axial skeleton and 126 bones in the appendicular skeleton. Many small accessory bones, such as some sesamoid bones, are not included in this count.

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