Attack pain in your neck and back with these simple, inexpensive massage tools, like foam rollers.
Pressing on trigger points (giving yourself a trigger point self-massage) can help release those tight muscle knots in your neck. Here’s how.
Find the answers to questions that pique your curiosity in our series, “The Short Answer.” Licensed massage therapist Tracy Segall fields this one about soreness after massage.
Did you know massage therapy can increase your physical fitness? It can also relieve pain, reduce stress and improve sleep, mental health and wellness. A Cleveland Clinic massage therapist explains the different techniques.
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Not all massages are the same. Some offer more medical value; others focus on relaxation. What do you need to know, and how do you choose which is best?
Massages aren’t only for relaxation. Medical, or therapeutic, massage can help with serious medical issues from low back pain to migraines to whiplash. Find out what to expect.
No, it’s not your imagination. Yoga is more popular recently. Here’s what you need to know to get started.
Reiki (pronounced ray-key) is a complementary natural healing technique that originated in Tibet. In the early 20th century, a Japanese Buddhist, Dr. Mikao Usui, rediscovered Reiki. Today, this healing therapy is offered by certified Reiki practitioners who trained under Reiki Masters. Below, Cleveland Clinic Center for Integrative Medicine Reiki practitioner Vickie Bodner, LMT, answers common questions about … Read More
How long have people been enjoying massages? Try centuries! Evidence can be found in Egyptian tombs and ancient Chinese medical texts. Today’s massage therapists manipulate tissue to achieve deep relaxation and to promote healing. Applying skillful touch and pressure, they help treat injuries and health problems. Massage therapy can also prevent injury and enhance wellness. … Read More