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05-06-2012
Athletic Style Kinesio Taping Now Available!


Kinesio Tape (K-T Tape) is light weight with adhesive backing. The tape has the ability to stretch when held by either end of the tape to apply on the.....
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11-01-2011
Honor Your Body


Honor Your Body
Some people have a hard time even considering massage because they are so unh.....
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06-09-2009
Pain, Pain, go away: Strokes for Folks Therapeutic Massage has been relieving aches, pains for five years


Lynette M. Stauffer founded Strokes for Folks Therapeutic Massage, LLC in June 2004 in Rosemount. It was a landmark move for Stauffer, who worked with.....
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definitions of massage

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Gua Sha

Gua Sha Technique

Used in China for more than 2,000 years, Gua Sha means to "scrape toxins." A method of promoting blood circulation and removing toxic heat, blood and lymph from the body, Gua Sha involves scraping the skin with a flat tool to facilitate pain relief. Olive oil and herbs are usually applied to the skin to open pores, increase deep cleansing and improve circulation.