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Demystifying These Massage Myths

June 19th, 2014 • Posted by Touch of Light Therapeutic Massage • Permalink

We'll say this for myths: they're good for entertainment value. How many people have scoured the photographic "evidence" of the Loch Ness Monster, hoping that it may be true? You know that account of dropping a penny from the Empire State Building and killing someone below, or how the Great Wall of China is the only man-made structure visible from space? They're fun stories, but neither are true.
It seems that if we hear the same thing repeated often enough, we accept it as the truth More...


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The Most Relaxing Instrument? The Harp

June 2nd, 2014 • Posted by Touch of Light Therapeutic Massage • Permalink

If you're looking to calm your nerves, harp music might do the trick. A University of Arizona study explored the healing powers of music and showed that patients are most eased by the harp.

Carrol McLaughlin, a professor and harpist, teamed up with The University of Arizona Medical Center to see just how powerful her music could be More...


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Massage Moves Migraines

May 14th, 2014 • Posted by Touch of Light Therapeutic Massage • Permalink

Migraines can come with debilitating pain, sensitivity to light and an overall feeling of weakness. There isn't a cure for migraines. For some people, medication taken on the onset of pain helps, but for some it's not enough. Massage appointments in between attacks can keep migraines at bay.

Studies show less pain with massage

Researchers from the More...


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