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Massage Doesn’t Work

Massage doesn’t work if you don’t do the work. Just like achieving fitness or dietary goals, healing through massage takes time and commitment. Regular sessions can retrain your neuromuscular system and provide lasting relief from chronic pain. Don’t let pain become your norm.

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Neck Pain

Persistent neck pain that won’t vanish? Blame work and lifestyle habits. Forward Head Posture (FHP) is often the culprit, impacting people of all ages. It adds stress to neck, shoulder, and back muscles, potentially leading to severe damage and various health issues. Combat it with self-care, breaks at work, and massage therapy.

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Massage and Pizza

Massage isn’t one-size-fits-all; it’s like choosing between Pizza Hut and a specialty pizzeria. Chains like Massage Envy are the Pizza Hut of massage—cheap and predictable. But for a personalized, effective massage that targets your needs, choose quality over quantity.

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Results (not) guaranteed

In massage therapy, results are rarely guaranteed. While therapists provide valuable treatments, clients must invest effort in self-care to maintain or enhance the benefits achieved during their sessions.

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Cupping Massage Therapy

Cupping, dating back centuries, gained mainstream attention during the 2016 Olympics. At Michigan Massage & Wellness, we use silicone cups for a tailored session that doesn’t necessarily leave marks. Cupping enhances circulation, addresses specific issues, and offers deep tissue benefits without intense pressure, making it a valuable addition to your wellness routine.

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Plantar Fasciitis (and how to fix it)

Plantar Fasciitis can be excruciating, but there’s more to its treatment than orthotics and shoes. Discover the benefits of going barefoot, strengthening muscles, and avoiding risky cortisone injections. Prioritize your foot health!

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When To Get a Massage

It’s crucial to remember that massage therapy serves various purposes: addressing acute injuries, managing chronic pain, enhancing general well-being, or simply for relaxation. The frequency of sessions varies based on your needs and goals, ensuring you stay in good hands.

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The importance of sleep

Do you even practice good sleep hygiene? Oh sleep. It seems like it should be easy. Our bodies and minds require sleep, so it should just happen naturally, right? But for many, tossing and turning, lying awake for hours staring at the ceiling, and overall struggling to fall asleep or stay asleep is a nightly […]

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Frequently Asked Questions

Massage Etiquette

Let’s demystify massage etiquette. Falling asleep is okay; it’s your time to relax. Shaving? No pressure. Clothes? Your choice. Tipping? If you want. Talking? Up to you. Erections? Natural, no issue. Bathroom? Just speak up. Feedback? Always encouraged. Your comfort matters most.

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