Massage, Restoration, and Wellness Blog

Welcome to the Michigan Massage and Wellness blog where we share valuable information, resources and of course, our personal and professional opinions on all things health and wellness.

Welcome to the Massage, Restoration, and Wellness Blog by Michigan Massage & Wellness, your premier source for expert insights on pain relief, bodywork, and holistic healing in Troy, Michigan. Dive into our expertly curated content designed to empower your journey towards optimal health and well-being.

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    Concussion Therapy

    Concussions are more than bumps on the head; they can disrupt your brain's function. Symptoms vary, from headaches to memory loss. Recovery, aided by MPS Therapy, shows promising results, reducing stress, improving cognitive function, and alleviating symptoms like headaches and brain fog.

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  • Conditions that massage can help

    Massage therapy offers more than relaxation; it can improve various medical conditions. Digestive issues can benefit from stress reduction. Insomnia sufferers experience better sleep quality. TMJ disorder pain can be eased. Fibromyalgia symptoms may improve with gentle massage. High blood pressure can be lowered with regular massage.

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    Consistent Self Care is Key

    Even as a therapist, I struggle with consistency in self-care. Jumping between therapies for relief is common, but it rarely works. I learned this firsthand after a sprained ankle led to persistent hip pain. Consistency with Yoga Tune Up therapy balls brought lasting relief. Don't blame anyone but yourself if you neglect self-care. If nagging pain persists, assess your commitment to healing and seek help.

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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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    Deep Tissue Massage Doesn’t Have To Hurt

    Deep tissue massage need not be painful to work effectively. The misconception of "no pain, no gain" doesn't apply here. Deep tissue techniques can vary in pressure, with lighter methods like myofascial release often yielding significant results without discomfort. Effective massage is about communication and should never cause more than a "good hurt." If it becomes painful, it's counterproductive. Speak up to ensure a comfortable and effective experience.

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    Don’t Wait Until Something Hurts

    Tired of trying to get in for a last minute appointment when something hurts? Think about planning ahead.

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    Frozen Shoulder Syndrome

    Frozen shoulder, or adhesive capsulitis, is a painful condition causing limited shoulder movement. It typically progresses through stages and can be triggered by injury or inflammation. Understanding its development and seeking appropriate treatment are crucial for recovery.

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  • Got a headache? Get a massage.

    Headaches can be relieved without painkillers. Follow these steps: 1. Drink water. 2. Apply an ice pack or cold compress to your neck and forehead. 3. Practice deep breathing. 4. Move around. 5. Stretch your neck and shoulders. 6. Get a massage, which can work wonders, especially with specialized techniques.

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  • Got a migraine? Get a massage

    Migraines are excruciating, affecting up to 13% of the US population. Instead of relying solely on medication, consider massage. It stimulates the parasympathetic nervous system, potentially reducing migraine frequency and severity.

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  • Got muscle cramps? Get relief

    Muscle cramps can be excruciating, and various factors may trigger them. It's essential to maintain a balance of minerals, hydration, exercise, and rest to prevent cramps effectively. Your body thrives on equilibrium.

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  • How Often Should I Get a Massage?

    How often should you get a massage depends on several factors. Is it an acute injury? Chronic pain? You just want to escape from your responsibilities for an hour? At Michigan Massage and Wellness we have something for every body.

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    How to Choose a Massage Therapist

    Choosing a massage therapist isn't a popularity contest. Don't base it on social media likes or cheap deals. At Michigan Massage and Wellness, it's all about quality, not quantity. We prioritize your well-being, taking time to understand your needs and provide the best care.

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