Tag Archives: Massage

  • July 14, 2015

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    What are muscle “knots” actually made of?

    A: Surprisingly, no one knows definitively what muscle knots are made of — and some researchers question whether they even exist at all.

    Many experts believe that the knots, often referred to as myofascial trigger points, are “specific areas of contraction within the muscle fiber,

  • June 2, 2015

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    Massage and Toxins

    NYTimes.

    Does drinking a lot of water after a massage really help flush away toxins, or otherwise augment massage’s benefits?


    There are many reasons to indulge and get a massage. Well-designed studies have shown that massage c