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3 Ways Cupping Can Make A Good Massage Great

You're probably familiar with the therapeutic benefits of deep tissue massage and how it loosens knots, increases range of motion, and reduces pain...

Morgan Sutherland, LMT
November 10 2014

A Surprisingly Simple Way To Heal Lower Back Pain (Video)

A primary care doctor in Tulsa, Oklahoma has an unusual prescription for patients who come to him with lower back pain: watching a YouTube video.

July 21 2014

What I Know About Healing Chronic Pain From 29 Years Of Treating Patients

There are over 100 million Americans suffering with chronic pain. Unfortunately, we're not that great at treating it.

Gary Kaplan, D.O.
June 19 2014

How I Learned That Pain Isn't Always Bad

Stretching out on the brown and orange 70s carpet next to my mom, I could feel the backs of my thighs heat up as I bent forward to touch my toes....

Alexandra Jamieson
December 19 2013

The One Thing All Parents Should Do For Their Baby

There are about 11,000 babies born in the United States every day. If you're a new mom or dad, how would you like to have one simple, natural...

Premal Patel, M.D.
October 28 2013

9 Ways To Get Happier & Healthier, Starting Today

Being healthy and happy isn’t about the number on the scale or being able to cram your ass into a pair of skinny jeans.

Laura McDonald
October 26 2013

Why Massages Really Do Keep You Healthy: A Cardiologist Explains

We've all seen it on TV or in a movie. The scene is tense and the patient is doing poorly. The doctor calls out urgently. Retractor! Scalpel!...

Joel Kahn, M.D.
October 16 2013

5 Healthy Reasons To Treat Yourself To A Spa Day This Summer

Just because summer's almost over doesn't mean it's too late to take a vacation. Even if you can't make it to the beach, you can still treat yourself...

August 5 2013

7 Tips To Care For Your Body's Detox System

Do you know what most people neglect when they think start a detox program? The lymphatic system! It's is a network of tissues and organs consisting...

Angelina Helene
June 22 2013

10 Tips For A Healthy & Pleasant Pregnancy

Growing a person inside of you is hard work! Pregnancy can be beautiful, but also quite exhausting and taxing on your body. These ten tips will help...

Sara Jane Mercer
April 28 2013

Can't Crap? 3 Techniques To Get Things Moving

Do you feel like your digestive process has slowed to a complete halt, but don't know what's thrown you off? Whatever the cause, you're left feeling...

Hannah Ziemba
March 19 2013

5 Reasons Massages Aren't Just For Pampering Yourself

Many people believe that going to a massage therapist is just a way to pamper or indulge yourself. This is why so many of us wait to have one; we...

Kate Greenleaf
March 19 2013

How To Turn Your Campus Into A Wellness Retreat

Whether you are student, staff member, or instructor at an institution of higher learning, college can bring a wealth of unwanted stress. As midterms...

Hannah Ziemba
February 26 2013

How to Go Ahead and Give Yourself an Awesome Massage

Self massage, known as Abhyanga, is a traditional ritual for treating your body as a temple. In India, this is done daily to babies. Once the children...

Aubri Barnes
December 5 2012

3 Natural Ways to Eliminate Cellulite

Cellulite is a term that describes deposits of unhealthy fat layered between the skin and muscle tissues. If you have it, you’re not alone, 90% of...

Autumn Brooks Clarke
October 29 2012

10 Reasons to Give More Hugs

Have you ever had the kind of busy day that perhaps leaves you feeling a bit physically disconnected? I have, and I rarely notice this until someone...

Sara Courter
October 24 2012