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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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How to Give a Massage and Avoid Cross Contamination with Cream

Can we talk about double dipping? When I say “double dipping”, probably what comes to mind is potato chips and carrots sticks. Or maybe the famous Seinfeld episode where George commits the faux pas of double dipping at a party. What most people would not think about is how to give…

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Transgender Massage or Just a Girl Named "Jeremy"?

About a year or two ago I composed a blog that talked about the idea of getting a massage from a transgender massage therapist. The main question that I was curious to get some feedback on was how a situation would be addressed where you have a customer requesting either a…

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Insurance-Covered Massage Alternative to Opioid Pain Management?

With each passing day, people across The United States from all walks of life increasingly realize that we have a major opioid addiction epidemic in this country. In this article I will explore the notion that massage therapy should be part of the serious conversations that public health officials, medical…

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