How to Transition Your Body to Fall Weather

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The long days of summer fade and the evening encroaches earlier and earlier as the length of the night grows. As the seasons shift, you must make bodily adjustments to feel your best. That means adjusting your diet, sleep patterns and routines to best suit you as you change seasonally, too. Here’s how to transition […]

Massage and Anxiety

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Let’s face it, life can be stressful. There are to-do lists, deadlines to meet, people to take care of…the list goes on and on. While some may handle the pressure just fine, many people struggle with being overwhelmed daily, leading to sometimes crippling anxiety. It’s a serious issue and it’s important to know what you’re […]

Best types of Massage for Pain

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More and more people are turning to massage therapy to treat their chronic pain. Muscles that are overused or used incorrectly can become shortened and bound to other tissues in the body. These adhesions can cause weak muscles, tendinitis, and compressed or trapped nerves. All of these consequences can be addressed through massage, but not […]

Get a monthly massage at Body & Soul!

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Why should I get a monthly Massage Membership? A Therapeutic Massage can enhance your overall sense of emotional and physical well-being. Massage has many health benefits and Membership allows you to get into the habit of receiving massages on a regular basis, at least one massage a month. Our muscles and organs need oxygen to […]

4 Steps to Being Well on a budget

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Taking Care of Yourself So You Can Be Your Best. Self care is a vital part of maintaining good health and a vibrant life. It’s a way of living that incorporates behaviors that help you to be refreshed, replenish your personal motivation, and grow as a person. Wellness is an interactive process of becoming aware […]

How Massage interrupts The Stress Response

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Stress management is important for health and disease prevention. In a medical or biological context Stress is a physical, mental or emotional factor that causes bodily or mental tension. Stress can initiate a complex neurologic reaction often known as the ‘fight or flight’ response. The stress response begins when a real or perceived threat arises. […]

Knee Replacement Surgery

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More than 4.5 million Americans are living with at least one knee replacement. While there’s numerous reasons you may need a knee replacement, arthritis – the degenerative wear and tear on the joint over time – is the most common. Whether you’ve recently had a knee replacement or your doctor just mentioned it as a […]

Top 5 Super-foods for the Summer

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The heat is turning up, and this time of year we’re all looking for a way to cool off and restore the wear and tear that summer puts on us. Did you know your diet can play an important role in keeping your body going during these hot months? Here are a few foods that […]

Massage and Diabetes

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Did you know that diabetes affects almost 10% of the population? It’s a frustrating condition for many people that can completely alter their day-to-day activities. Every bite of food and any physical activity has to be taken into account. Diabetes affects insulin in the body. Insulin is what regulates blood sugar levels so our cells […]

Eating in Season is better for Your Body and Wallet

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As the weather is getting warmer and the days are getting longer, we tend to focus more on the quality of our food. Whether you’re trying to lose a little weight or just make some healthier choices, you’ll often hear people say it’s more expensive to eat healthy. While that is sometimes the case, it […]