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Daily Archives: February 2009

How Bodywork Impacts Hypertension

Depending on what techniques are applied, massage therapy can either raise or lower blood pressure. In preparation for working with hypertensive clients, it’s crucial you know which modalities to choose.

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Geriatric Massage – Part I

There are currently more than 35 million Americans over the age of 65, and geriatric massage is one of the fastest growing specialties in the area of massage therapy. Discover eight specific medical issues you may encounter with this population – including skin ulcers, impaired hearing and chronic conditions – and how these issues may impact your massage sessions. In this exclusive 2-part article, you’ll also learn how you can help ease the aches and pains of our aging population.

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Pain, Fatigue and Vitamin D Deficiency

Vitamin D has been called the sunshine vitamin. Our bodies naturally produce and synthesize it when exposed to ultraviolet-b (UVB) rays from the sun. Learn about this important vitamin and how the lack of it can affect the aches and pains your clients may be experiencing.

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