how to prepare for your first massage

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how to prepare for your first massage

Have you gone for a professional massage lately? Is it something that you are uncomfortable with? If you have never gone for a massage because you are worried about the experience and not knowing what to do when you get to the spa, you are in luck. My site is filled with tips and advice to help you get through your first few massages with little to no anxiety. You will learn about the types of massages available, how to dress, what to do about gratuity and so much more. It is my hope that you will learn everything you need to know to make your first massage as comfortable and enjoyable as possible.

Tips for Preparing for an Intra-Oral Massage

When many people think of receiving a massage, they think of having their shoulders, back, or other large muscle groups kneaded. There are many other parts of your body, however, that your massage therapist may target — and some of these areas might not be what you expect. If you suffer from chronic tightness of your jaw, massage can help to decrease this discomfort. To do so, your massage therapist will actually need to massage inside your mouth. Read More 

3 Benefits Of Deep Tissue Massage For Your Face

If you have heard about or considered having a deep tissue massage for your face, you may be wondering how it could help you. If so, the following are three benefits of deep facial tissue massage. Decreases The Appearance Of Wrinkles One benefit of deep facial massage is that it can help decrease the appearance of any fine lines or wrinkles on your face. During the treatment, the massage therapist activates the both the superficial and underlying muscles of your face. Read More 

Answers To Your Questions About Your First Massage

Going in for your first massage can be a little bit disconcerting if you aren't sure what to expect. You may have some preconceived notions about what the experience will be like. It's important to understand that massage clinics vary greatly, from those that are candle lit and spa-like to those that are a more sterile medical setting. The following guide can answer some of your questions so that you can get the most out of your first massage. Read More 

4 Natural Therapies For Diabetes

As a diabetic, treating the condition might require more than traditional medicine. Natural therapies can sometimes be effective in helping to get your blood sugar levels under control. They can even help you avoid complications associated with the disease. If you suffer from diabetes, here are some natural therapies you should consider. Thai Massage Massage therapy has proven to be effective in helping to control blood sugar levels. Children with diabetes have even experienced a decrease in depression and anxiety related to having diabetes. Read More 

3 Benefits Of Massage For Rheumatoid Arthritis

When you have rheumatoid arthritis (RA), you may have avoided massage as part of your treatment plan because you are concerned about increasing pain. Before you disregard massage as helpful for RA, consider the many benefits from including this non-medication approach into your current management plan. Improved Lymph Circulation Morning stiffness and "gelling" are hallmarks of RA, and this symptom often differentiates RA from non-inflammatory forms of arthritis. "Gelling" refers to stiffening of joints after small periods of rest. Read More