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The History of Valentine’s Day

Ah, Valentine’s Day….. It either fills the heart with warm fuzzies (and your toes from the cozy slippers your love got you) or you roll your eyes and think “why do we need to be told to express our love on a particular day??”. Then there is the stress of coming up with the perfect […]

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Meet Your Fearless Leader

Rebecca Tamm is the one behind the curtain at Michigan Massage and Wellness, pulling the strings, posting to social media, running the show and doing her best to keep things flowing. What made you decide to pursue a career in massage therapy? It was purely by chance. I was working for an automotive magazine when […]

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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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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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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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Massage Etiquette

What is proper massage etiquette? There seems to be a lot of unspoken etiquette involved when receiving a massage. For those who’ve had numerous massages, this may be well understood. However, for those who haven’t received massage regularly, you may feel a bit intimidated or overwhelmed by all the questions running through your head about […]

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Massage and Pizza

I’m sure you are looking at this title thinking “what? Why is she talking about massage and pizza? What does massage have to do with pizza? What does pizza have to do with massage?” Let me back up here. I am in a coaching community with the lovely women of Spapreneur and Ramona ever so […]

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Now accepting auto insurance!

Do you have auto insurance coverage? We are happy to report that we are now accepting auto insurance claims for massage and manual therapy. If you’ve suffered an injury as a result of an auto accident, your doctor may prescribe massage therapy as part of your rehabilitation. Michigan Massage and Wellness is now able to […]

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