Massage

Back Pain and Massage

Marina Alyea, a certified massage therapist in San Francisco, is familiar with the ravages of back pain. She has worked on people’s backs, she said,

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Massage Types

Swedish Massage Swedish massage is the kind you’re most likely to encounter at the gym or at a spa. You lie unclothed on a padded

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Movement Therapies

Movement therapies are techniques aimed at “retraining” your body to move in a healthy way to relieve chronic pain and muscular tension. During a session,

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Massage Therapists

Stacey Kayden used to fantasize about massaging Olympic athletes. She blames her thumbs for derailing that ambition. “After three or four massages in a row,

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