Category: Lymphedema

Massage is Used More Than Ever for Medical/Health Reasons

Results from the 13th annual consumer survey conducted by the American Massage Therapy Association® (AMTA®) indicate that 32 percent of Americans are seeking massage for medical and health reasons, tying relaxation and stress reduction for the first time as the top reasons people get massages. Additionally, 25 percent of Americans ages 35-44 have talked to […]

Tuesday September 5th, 2023 in Lymphedema, Neck pain, Postnatal | No Comments »

The mechanisms of massage and effects on performance, muscle recovery and injury prevention

Weerapong P, Hume PA, Kolt GS Many coaches, athletes and sports medicine personnel hold the belief, based on observations and experiences, that massage can provide several benefits to the body such as increased blood flow, reduced muscle tension and neurological excitability, and an increased sense of well-being. Massage can produce mechanical pressure, which is expected […]

Tuesday September 5th, 2023 in Lymphedema, Unwinding, Yoga | No Comments »

Most people having foot massage-world record

Taiwan set a World Record recently by arranging for 1008 people to have a foot massage simultaneously.  The event was organized by the Taiwan tourism bureau and four Taiwan reflexology associations. The years 2008 and 2009 had been designated as the “Tour Taiwan Years.” The Tourism Bureau has been planning a wide variety of exciting […]

Tuesday September 5th, 2023 in Device, Energy, Lymphedema | No Comments »