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Massaging Preterm Infants Enhances Growth

Massaging Preterm Infants Enhances Growth

Written by on March 22, 2010 in Health

After over two decades of research, experts have concluded that massaging stable preterm infants leads to greater weight gains and earlier discharge. There appears to be a biological cause and effect between stroking, massaging, and grooming infants and their growth. Studies show that massage stimulates growth-promoting hormones. Massage therapy also increases the enzymes that make […]

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Introduction to Rolfing

Introduction to Rolfing

Written by on April 26, 2008 in Health

Allen Frost talks about the benefits of a bodywork technique called rolfing.
It “releases adhesions and lines of strain on the connective tissue whether it’s associated with muscle tissue, abdominal tissues, or the tissues surrounding the spinal cord.”

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Thai Massage

Thai Massage

Written by on April 22, 2008 in Health

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LXKNf0PQ7ro
This video describes Thai massage and how it can benefit you.
“The optimal benefits are to give you relaxation, loosen your tight muscles, loosen your lymphatic drainage, circulation…”

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