To be healthy for life requires knowledge.

These pages contain a wealth of information about dealing with a variety of disorders.  Because of the vast amount of information, some of the articles are arranged under group headings.

Anxiety & DepressionArticles regarding the positive effects of massage on anxiety and depression
ArthritisEducation information about dealing with arthritis, including which foods should be avoided
Asthma & MassageMany of today's health problems arise from stress. Because stress upsets the delicate integral balance of all your body's functions, regaining this balance requires a holistic approach.
Back PainNext to the common cold, back pain is the most common complaint heard at the doctor’s office. Research shows that massage is a safe and effective treatment that can help your back heal and prevent further injury.
Cancer & MassageToday, not only patients but also the medical establishment recognizes the importance of alternative therapies, and particularly the importance of massage therapy in comprehensive cancer care.
Chronic PainIn the past year, three surveys validated what massage therapists have known experientially for many years: Massage reduces chronic pain.
Detoxifying the BodyIn addition to regular bodywork sessions, the occasional detoxifying aromatherapy body wrap is an ideal way to keep your body’s systems working optimally
DiabetesArticles on diabetes, how it affects the body and how massage helps you cope
Fibromyalgia ArticlesIn this section are articles on Fibromyalgia and its related secondary disorders.
General Massage ArticlesAre you confused about which type of massage you should get? Is one massage modality more appropriate for your body today than another day? Is there a difference between Therapeutic, Sports and Deep Tissue massages?
HypertensionStress reactions require major rerouting of blood throughout the body. So the cardiovascular system is particularly sensitive to changes when we're under stress, and it suffers when that stress is prolonged.
Meditation is Good for the Arteries"This finding that the disease process in the arteries can be reduced through the TM program may have vast implications for the current management of cardiovascular disease and health care costs," says Amparo Castillo-Richmond, M.D., assistant professor of medicine at the College of Maharishi Vedic Medicine.
Musculoskeletal DisordersHelpful articles on dealing with musculoskeletal disorders including repetitive stress disorders, chronic pain, and injuries
Myofascial ReleaseFascia is a thin connective tissue that surrounds, infuses and protects every other tissue, tendon, muscle, bone, ligament and organ of the body. It's like Saran Wrap. In healthy conditions the fascial system is relaxed
Ortho-BionomyArticles relating to Ortho-Bionomy
Qi GongQigong is practiced for health maintenance purposes, as a therapeutic intervention, as a medical profession, a spiritual path and/or component of Chinese martial arts.
ReikiCurrent research strongly suggests that energy does extend throughout and beyond the physical body, and that disruptions or imbalances in its flow correlate to physical, mental and emotional illnesses. The healing art of Reiki addresses these imbalances to support your good health and well-being.Reiki alleviates pain and stress and promotes restful sleep, healing and relaxation.
Repetitive Strain InjuriesRepetitive strain injuries, are injuries that most often occur in the soft tissues of the hand, wrist, forearm, shoulders and neck.
Sciatica and MassageThe sciatic nerve is made up of several nerve roots coming from the low back and sacral area that combine to make a nerve bundle which, up at the buttock level is about as big around as one's thumb. This makes it an easy target for compression.
Sports & MassageExcessive repetitive motion can cause a tightening of muscles and soft tissues, blocking the normal circulatory flow of blood to that area. Metabolic wastes and toxins become embedded in the tissues resulting in a state of toxicity that impedes peak performance and causes discomfort.
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