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Is it ok to have a massage everyday?

Is it ok to have a massage everyday?

Certainly: About the only negative i can think of here is that you will make all the people who do not get massages every day jealous! if you have the time to spare and the money to spend, and presuming that massages help you to feel good, i can think of no good reason not to get a massage every day! ...Read more

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Are massages healthy?

Are massages healthy?

Massage Health: Massages vary in type and intensity, but generally they are a healthy way to ease aches, soothe tight spots, improve circulation, promote relaxation, and provide therapeutic or caring touch. Care must be taken, though, to avoid massaging acute or infected wounds, swollen glands, cancerous regions, or unwilling participants. ...Read more

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Can massage treat basketball injuries?

Can massage treat basketball injuries?

Yes, Almost Any: Almost any injury can benefit from massage, whether the injury itself or the area surrounding the injury. Sports massage therapy benefits both the mind and the body. Benefits include increased blood flow, range of motion, flexibility, and elimination of exercise waste (lactic acid); decreased muscle tension and neurological excitability; and an increased sense of well-being. ...Read more

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Are there any physical disorders or diseases where it's highly recommended to get a massage everyday?

Are there any physical disorders or diseases where it's highly recommended to get a massage everyday?

Daily, No: Some rehab programs may utilize massage in their injury treatment program 2-3 times a week. Sometimes in late pregnancy, a weekly massage. Pro/highly competitive athletes may have weekly massages during their "season" or ramping up to their main event and then one after their competition. However, for most of us, once a month is usually sufficient. ...Read more

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Can massage help pain, or is exercise better?

Can massage help pain, or is exercise better?

No need to choose: Depending on the type of pain, both massage and exercise can be helpful. In general muscle related pain responds well to massage and exercise. ...Read more

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How do massages actually help?

How do massages actually help?

See below: Probably the most powerful effect of massage is to decrease stress hormones associated with pain and allow greater relaxation. They can certainly help with muscle spasm and tightness although are best done in conjunction with physical therapy if there is a specific muscular or orthopedic problem. I had a massage yesterday. If massages were mandatory, there would be a lot less anger and illness. ...Read more

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Will massage help me? Or will it hurt?

Will massage help me? Or will it hurt?

Depends: Most people feel better after a massage, however some people feel worse after deep tissue massage. Additionally, there is some evidence that massage can help strengthen your immune system. ...Read more

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