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New Study Indicates Massage Eases Chronic Back Pain

Published on July 14, 2011 by

Massage therapy helps ease chronic low back pain and improve function, according to a randomized controlled trial that the Annals of Internal Medicine published in its July 5 issue. The first study to compare structural and relaxation (Swedish) massage, the trial found that both types of massage worked well, with few side effects. “We found that massage helps people with back pain to function even after six months,” said trial leader Daniel C. Cherkin, PhD, a senior investigator at Group Health Research Institute. Better function means they are more able to work, take care of themselves and be active. “This is important because chronic back pain is among the most […]

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Ashiatsu….God Bless You???

Published on July 6, 2011 by

My name is Linda Johnson; I am a licensed massage therapist, (LMT) and have been for 14 years. I have continued my education in many modalities of massage. One of my favorite class and method of massage is Ashiatsu Oriental Bar Therapy, AOBT for short or as I like to refer to it, Ahhhhshi. It has been dubbed the ‘deepest most luxurious massage your ever receive’. Ashiatsu is a Japanese term meaning foot pressure. There are only a few forms of barefoot massage use the hands above the head. These healing art forms can be found from Eastern Asia to the Pacific Rim and they are not always considered massage […]

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YOLO HOSTED FREE SPA DAY IN HONOR OF BREAST CANCER AWARENESS

Published on October 12, 2010 by

, –October 6th, 2010: Yolo aesthetic boutique & med spa recognized Breast Cancer Awareness month with a day of celebration. On Tuesday October 5th, Yolo offered free beauty treatments to the public and Breast Cancer survivors. Over 40 people attended and received gift bags containing iS Clinical® skincare and received complimentary services including free brow waxing/shaping, chair massage, and more. One hundred percent of donations went directly to the Terri Brodeur Breast Cancer Foundation. Spa Owner Nikki Rasmussen, who is also a Registered Nurse, says, “This day is was one of the most enjoyable events of the year for YOLO. To be able to raise awareness for such a worthy […]

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