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Reflexology – the ultimate foot massage

Reflexology – the ultimate foot massage

Reflexology – the ultimate foot massage   The Mayo Clinic is among the many sources reporting on the benefits of reflexology, which involves the application of pressure to areas on the feet. “Reflexology is generally relaxing and may be an effective way to alleviate stress,” they say.   “Reflexologists use… Read More

Oncology Massage

Oncology Massage

Oncology Massage “Oncology massage is an approach to massage therapy based in both compassion and specialized massage treatments to help people manage their experience with cancer,” Sat-Siri Sumler and Lorenzo Cohen, Ph.D., said in writing for MD Anderson Cancer Center. A review of the scientific literature indicates oncology massage helps… Read More

Today’s Spas Rub Men the Right Way

Today’s Spas Rub Men the Right Way

Today’s Spas Rub Men the Right Way The proportion of spa-goers who are male has shot up from 31 percent less than 10 years ago to 47 percent, according to the International Spa Association, or ISPA. Male massage in Chicago has also been on the rise, the experts at Spa… Read More