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Cupping Massage Therapy

Cupping Therapy Cupping has been used for thousands of years in a variety of cultures from Egypt to China, and while it’s been popular among those “in the know” for years here in the states, it didn’t really hit the mainstream knowledge base until the 2016 Olympics when Michael Phelps and other athletes were sporting […]

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Relieve Chronic Pain with Lokte Method

Chronic Pain Relief With Lokte Method If you’ve been a client of Michigan Massage and Wellness for any amount of time, you know that we the only providers in Michigan that offer Lokte Method.  If you’re not familiar with it, Lokte Method is a connective tissue modality designed to bring relief from chronic pain, injuries […]

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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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Therapy Balls….sorcery or magical cure?

If you’ve ever been in to Michigan Massage and Wellness for a bodywork session or a class, there’s a pretty good chance that me or one of my other therapists has introduced you to the Yoga Tune Up® therapy balls.  And on more than one occasion, they’ve been referred to as “magic”.  In fact, take […]

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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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Meditation for pain relief

While massage can do wonders for many types of pain, self-care is just as important, and meditation has been proven time and again to be one of the most effective forms of self-care to treat pain. In fact, just like massage therapy, studies have shown meditation to work better than pain killers specifically for low […]

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Pain Management with the Dolphin MPS

You guys. My class I took last weekend. Intro to pain management and scar therapy using the Dolphin MPS. Yes, that’s a mouthful, but let me try and break it down for you because even I had trouble understanding exactly what I was getting myself into when I signed up for the class, but here […]

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Massage and Chronic Pain

Millions of people throughout the world battle chronic pain. While many think of it as just some mild aches and pains or soreness somewhere that comes and goes on a regular basis, those who live with it every day know it is far more than that. The pain can be debilitating and can take a […]

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Deep Tissue Massage Doesn’t Have To Hurt

Does deep tissue massage have to hurt? To give a short answer, no, deep tissue massage does not have to hurt. There’s a common misconception that massage, especially Deep Tissue, has to be painful in order to be effective. So many of us live in the “no pain, no gain” mentality that we think that […]

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Got a headache? Get a massage.

Headaches are frustrating and can interrupt an otherwise great day. With a mix of work, family, friends, traffic, big projects, and stress, life can take a toll and result in a raging headache, usually at the worst possible time. But do you have to lock yourself in a dark room and take painkillers to get […]

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