How Massage Therapy Can Benefit People with Diabetes


The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that 208,000 people younger than 20 years old have been diagnosed with either type 1 or type 2 diabetes. An additional 86 million adults 20 years old and older have prediabetes. To put these numbers into perspective, roughly 9-10% of the entire United States population has diabetes. While advancements in modern

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What is a Pinched Nerve and How Do I Treat it?


A pinched nerve is one of the most common types of back problems. It’s characterized by the compression of one or more nerves running from the brain down through the spinal cord. These nerves play an important role in our body’s function, so when one becomes compressed, it can affect our normal movements. Many people who suffer from pinched nerves

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Massage Therapy for Improved Sleep


There are an estimated 40 million people in the U.S. who suffer from some type of chronic sleep disorder (source). Lack of sleep can suppress your immune system, impair memory/cognitive function, promote weight gain, and disturb your body’s normal hormonal balance.

Many people who suffer from chronic sleep disorders resort to medication sleep aids

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