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Karen Kowal and Mother Earth Pillows

Karen Kowal and Mother Earth Pillows

Last weekend, I had the opportunity to attend the America Massage Therapy Association National Convention in Indianapolis and see someone who I hadn’t seen in over 9 years. Her name is Karen Kowal, the creator of Mother Earth Pillows. These massage pillows! I was so...

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Thank you!

Thank you!

So grateful to all of you! Thank you for taking the time to vote for All About the Massage! We wouldn't be here without you!

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Does Deep Tissue Massage have to hurt?

Does Deep Tissue Massage have to hurt?

No.  More importantly, deep tissue massage should not hurt. There’s a common misconception that massage, especially Deep Tissue, the more painful the massage the more effective it is, however, research has proven this to be wrong. What exactly is deep tissue massage?...

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Dealing With Rotator Cuff Injuries

Dealing With Rotator Cuff Injuries

You’ve been doing Olympic lifting for a while. Or stocking tall shelves. Or cheerleading, throwing your partners overhead. Everything was great! Until suddenly, it wasn’t. Ice and ibuprofen didn’t quite do the trick, so you visited the doctor. And lo and behold,...

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5 Strategies for Pain-Free Gardening

5 Strategies for Pain-Free Gardening

It has been a long winter here in New England! Many of us are excited to get outside and work in our yards. We are seeing a lot of sore backs in our office from our clients doing too much yard work, too soon. If you are an avid gardener or are cleaning up your yard,...

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Are You Stressed? Get a Massage!

Are You Stressed? Get a Massage!

Stress and Massage Why get a massage? According to a survey conducted by the American Massage Therapy Association, 28% of Americans who get a massage do so for relaxation and stress reduction. That’s a lot of people in the US who feel strongly enough about their own...

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So… how did you sleep last night?

So… how did you sleep last night?

How well do you sleep? a.) I sleep really well! I usually have no issue getting 7-9 hours of restful sleep. b.) I don't sleep enough. I have so much to do in the day than I usually go to sleep much later than I want to and I get maybe 5 hours. c.) I am not rested. I...

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Random Acts of Kindness Week

Random Acts of Kindness Week

February 11th starts International Random Acts of Kindness Week. Their website is packed with great ideas on how to celebrate, and we especially love the approach of committing a random act of kindness for three different people: Someone you don't know Someone you...

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