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Massage for Improved Mood + Sleep

March 20th, 2019 • Posted by Touch Of Light Therapeutic Massage • Permalink

Whether itís the changing of the seasons or more long-term, chronic feelings of anxiety and depression, research has shown that massage therapy can help improve mood and reset circadian rhythms, which can lead to better sleep and more energy, The Research: A randomized study of 34 women with stage 1 or 2 breast cancer examined how massage therapy impacted depression and anxiety levels More...

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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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Anonymous says:
January 10, 2019 at 5:41 PM
I have been seeing Chris for a couple years. I arrived with limited range in one shoulder and constant pain, and limited use of one knee, and constant pain there as well. I had been to several doctors, a chiropractor and a physical therapist. Chris is an intuitive and talented professional. My shoulder is 100% for the first time in 10 years and while my knee isnít perfect, it is substantially improved and getting better all the time. I could not recommend her any more highly than this, she is absolutely outstanding at what she does. She changed my body for the better!

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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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