Complementary Therapy for Cancer Treatment

Providing proper care for patients not only includes managing its symptoms, but also understanding the emotional toll that coincides with having cancer. Patients often struggle with receiving complicated and uncertain information about their condition, isolation, and fear of the disease progressing or recurring.  Additionally, patients whose treatments require them to be isolated for a period of time can find a lack of touch to be an especially distressing factor.  

To address the increasing demand for a flexible holistic approach and the need for human contact in the clinical care and home setting, massage therapy is now becoming a popular remedy for relief of symptoms associated with cancer.  Moreover, research has shown that there are numerous positive effects to utilizing massage therapy, including improvements in the quality of patients’ relaxation, sleep, and immune system responses.  Research has also made evident that massage therapy is beneficial to both the physical and mental well-being of patients.  

If you or someone you know is suffering of pains from cancer, book a session at LaVida Massage today!

The Importance Of Water After A Massage

Getting a professional massage is one of the most rewarding and therapeutic things that you can do for yourself. Taking the time to yourself to get all your body’s aches and strains sorted out is a great feeling, and odds are, you want those...

Communicating with Your Massage Therapist

Massage has a long history in cultures all around the world. For some, massage is a luxury. But, massage has a plethora of health benefits and can be used to help sore muscles and tired bodies. However, one of the most important parts of receiving a...

3 Surprising Facts About Massage Therapy

Getting a massage is usually considered a great way to relax, but this type of therapy offers many other benefits as well. In fact, massage therapy can boost your health and well-being overall. These are a few unexpected benefits that come with...

How Massage Can Help Improve Sleep

It is a known fact that we spend over two-thirds of our lives sleeping. Over 40 million people suffer from long-term sleep deficiencies, and millions more experience mild to severe sleeping disorders. Medication is used in some instances to induce...

3 Benefits of Getting a Postpartum Massage

Giving birth is a delight for women all around the world. In some cases, there may be some challenges after giving birth. Such challenges can include stress, hormonal imbalance, and others. To manage these problems successfully, you need to get a...

Debunking The Top 3 Massage Therapy Myths

Enjoying a relaxing massage is nothing new for mankind. Hunters weary from hard work soothed aching bodies with a relaxing massage for thousands of years. The relaxing properties of a good massage are indisputable. We all need to loosen tight...

Top 3 Benefits of Massage Therapy for Weightlifters

Undoubtedly, weight lifting is an incredibly popular form of exercise. In fact, there are millions of people throughout the world who go to the gym each day and hit the weight room to achieve the perfect physique. While the results of weight lifting...

Massage Therapy for Trochanteric Bursitis

What is Trochanteric Bursitis? Trochanteric Bursitis is an inflammation in the area of your hip where the joints and bones come together. The inflammation causes the area to swell, creating pressure that’s extremely painful. The...

Lower Your Blood Pressure With Massage Therapy

The American Massage Therapy Association estimates nearly 40 million people within the United States have experienced a massage at least once. Most people who get a massage do so because it helps them relax. However, what if there was more...

The Best DIY Face Masks for Glowing Skin

Skin that feels great helps you feel more confident each day. For a dewy-eyed look that says you're happy, consider these easy do it yourself face masks that our experts highly recommend. Mashed Strawberries Strawberries...

Correct Posture with Massage Therapy

When it comes to maintaining a good posture, a massage is the right answer. If you sit in one position for long periods of time, your body becomes stiff, sore, and achy. Your neck hurts, your back is tight, and every part of your body is in pain....

Mobility Restrictions? Massage Therapy Can Help!

Restricted mobility comes in many forms. Someone might experience difficulty to move around as a result of sore knees, hips, muscles and other areas of the body that for one reason or another do not seem to function as well as they might have at a...

Untie Your Painful Knots

Something that many people deal with, but many don’t fully understand, is a knotted muscle. A muscle knot is when various muscle groups of the body have constricted, causing persistent pain. A therapeutic massage penetrates deeply into the...

Take a Moment to Relax with a Professional Massage

For our generation, it can seem like there is no other option than being always on the move.  Being constantly occupied makes the day go by faster, and being productive can make you feel valuable, but when was the last time you took a moment to...
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