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Body Well vs Soothe vs Zeel Massage Apps

One thing that makes Body Well different (compared to Soothe and Zeel apps) is that we are massage therapists, owned and operated. I’m a licensed massage therapist since 2002. I bring that knowledge of massage therapy, that passion for massage therapy, which goes back a very long way for me…

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What Does Robert Kraft's Massage Bust at Orchids of Asia Say About Massage in 2019

By now everyone is well aware of the embarrassing incident where New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft was busted at a Jupiter, FL “massage parlor” for receiving “sexual services”. The thing that stands out for me in this sorry episode is not what the pursuant investigation found, but what it…

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3 Best Types of Massages for People with Disabilities or Special Needs

A disability is defined as an abnormal condition that interferes with the way an individual performs their daily tasks without requiring assistance. There are many types of disabilities, all with differing natures. There are mental, or cognitive disabilities, emotional disabilities, and physical disabilities. Studies have shown that massage therapy for…

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A Home Oasis: Getting the Spa Treatment with an in Home Massage

Want the relaxation of a massage without having to deal with a stuffy spa? An in-home massage is just what you need. Turn your personal space into an oasis and make your “you” time as convenient as possible. People are now incorporating regular massage into their wellness routine. Read on to learn…

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Top 3 Mistakes When Getting a Massage At Home

Getting a massage at home can be a great way to enjoy the pleasure and health promoting benefits of professional massage right in your own living room. However, massage at home is different in many ways from the traditional spa or massage establishment experience. (I would argue better in many…

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How to Save Your Company 50% on Chair Massage Costs

When companies consider offering office chair massages to their employees on a regular basis, the first question is often not just how much it will cost, but who will be paying for it! The company decision-makers usually envision it working in one of two ways: A. the company pays 100% of…

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Mobile Massage Hall of Fame: Linda, We Will Miss You!!!

It is bittersweet as we bid Body Well’s most prolific and dedicated massage therapist ever, Linda Wilson, M.D., LMT, farewell, as she formally retires in a few days. Linda, who turned 65 this year, will return to her home state of Michigan where she will share a house with a…

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Backpage Shutdown - Happy Ending for Massage Businesses?

In the past few weeks, the FBI shut down Backpage or Backpage.com, a widely used online classifieds site, due largely to the allegation that the site was being used predominantly to promote sexual services. Many of these services were advertised in a “massage” related category and many of those offering…

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Massage and Medical Marijuana: Different Medicines, Similar Challenges

It recently occurred to me that medical massage and medical marijuana have a lot in common. They both offer tremendous therapeutic and medicinal benefits, yet also face similar challenges in gaining wider acceptance within the medical world (including among insurance companies). This article takes a glance at some of the…

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Massage for Pain Management & Opioid Addiction Through Insurance?

Massage Providers Ready to help Tackle Opioid Epidemic Medical and healthcare policy experts are increasingly coming into agreement about the cost-effective benefits of using massage therapy as a noninvasive and extremely safe treatment for chronic pain management.  The clear driver behind this growing consensus has been the nation’s efforts to…

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