Trying to stick to your Self Care New Years Resolution? Here are a few options for you.
There’s a big difference between self care and self absorption.
Self-absorbed people only think of themselves. People who practice self care go out of their way to be strong and well, which empowers them to be available to others.
Drew Coster, a blogger at PsychCentral.com, said it well: “We need to remember that when we are nourished (more…)
There is plenty of research available from sources like Mayo Clinic, WebMD, The International Journal of Neuroscience, the American Massage Therapy Association etc. that point to massage therapy as one of the best ways to treat a long series of ailments both physical and mental.
According to the American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA), these are a few of the reasons to get a massage therapy session:
- Forty-three percent of adult Americans who had massage therapy between July 2011 and July 2012 received it for medical or health reasons compared to 44 percent the previous year.
- Of the people who had at least one massage therapy session in the last five years, 43 percent reported they did so for health conditions such as pain management, injury rehabilitation, migraine control, or overall wellness.
- Eighty-nine (90) percent agree that massage therapy can be effective in reducing pain.
- Thirty-two percent of massage consumers had a massage for relaxation/stress reduction between July 2011 and July 2012.
Over the years, we have received many questions regarding the benefits of our Serenity Massage in Scottsdale,so we decided to put together a blog on the top 10 reasons to get massage therapy when you visit Scottsdale, AZ.
Today, massage therapy is not only used for relaxation purposes. It also plays a role in the process of relieving pain. The American College of Physicians and the American Pain Society now include massage as one of their recommendations for treating low back pain, according to guidelines published in 2007. As you probably know, massage therapy has many benefits and very few side effects. While people do feel a bit drained from time to time after a massage, this side effect is part of the detoxification process and it passes quickly. The long term benefits can last a very long time.
Massage promotes increased blood flow, which reduces sluggishness (more…)
Massage Essential Health Care
Massage is essential health care with a range of benefits for body, mind and spirit. New Serenity Day Spa in Scottsdale provides a variety (more…)
This is our second blog in our (3) part series. You may wish to also read ‘Mother’s Day – Things to do before your massage therapy‘ and our follow-up article ‘Mother’s Day – Things to do during your massage treatment’
Our clients often ask if there is anything they can do ‘after’ their massage therapy that will help them get the most out of it. While you will certainly (more…)
Massage treatment with aromatherapy and essential oils
Have you ever had a massage treatment with aromatherapy and essential oils? If not, you’ve been missing out! Incorporating aromatherapy and essential oils in a treatment is an added luxury for both (more…)
Massage therapy is my life’s passion!
My name is Leanne Ireland. I am one of the massage therapists at New Serenity Spa in Scottsdale, Arizona. I have been doing my life’s calling as a massage therapist for 3 years (more…)