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Plantar Fasciitis (and how to fix it)

If I had $1 for every time a client came in complaining of foot pain, I would have a LOT of dollars.  And 9 times out of 10 that pain can be attributed to those 2 little words that no one likes to hear…. PLANTAR FASCIITIS What is plantar fasciitis, you ask?  Take a look […]

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My Favorite Self Care Tools

What’s in your self care toolbox? Now if you’re looking at me wondering what a self care toolbox is, you need to come to us for a class, stat. Or, if you don’t live near us, check out our online program. For me, self care isn’t about bubble baths and good chocolate (although those are […]

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The Importance of Workplace Wellness

Does your company offer a workplace wellness program? Wellness programs within the workplace have become more and more popular over the last several years, and there’s good reason. Generally speaking, wellness programs give employees incentives, tools, support, and strategies to adopt and maintain healthy behaviors. The idea is first, to of course take care of […]

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Onsite Massage

How to Talk to Your Company about Introducing Onsite Massage Corporate wellness programs are gaining in popularity, and a large part of that for many companies is the introduction of onsite massage therapy for their employees. If you’d like to see massage as part of your employer’s wellness offerings, now is the perfect time to […]

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Consistency is Key

I have a confession to make…..I suck at self care.There, I said it. It’s ironic, considering I make my living taking care of people and also teaching them how to take care of themselves, but if there is one thing I struggle with constantly it is consistency. Think about it, you get an injury or […]

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The Problem with Pain

Pain is something that we love at Michigan Massage and Wellness. Well, let me rephrase that. We love treating people who are in pain, and while pain is a pretty general term, it’s something that plagues so many people and a lot of you don’t know what to do about it, although you are really […]

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Massage and Stretching

Stretching!… some people hate it & some love it. Now, if you are a client of Michigan Massage and Wellness, you know how much we LOVE stretching! Rebecca is a Level 2 Fascial Stretch Therapist, and once a week teaches people how to stretch through our weekly mobility classes. For those in pain stretching often […]

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How Often Should I Get a Massage?

Whenever we have a new client visit us at Michigan Massage and Wellness one of the repeating questions we get is “how often should I get a massage?” That answer is typically “it depends”. What brought you in for a massage in the first place? An acute injury? Chronic pain? You have exhausted all of […]

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Results (not) guaranteed

Do you remember back in the day when infomercials would grace the television promising results? “Get abs in 30 days or your money back!” or “Shred up to 10 pounds in your first 10 days, guaranteed!” I mean, back when I was first getting started doing massage therapy I took a course on how to […]

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Take a Break

You’re busy. I know you’re busy because I’m busy too. So much so that I recently decided to outsource some work to a virtual assistant and for the Type A control freak that I am (not to mention that I’ve been doing every single thing related to my business for the past 14 years). But […]

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