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WHO NEEDS A MASSAGE? YOU DO! When asked what he attributed to his youthful vibrancy, the late great comedian Bob Hope said, "among other factors... Additional Benefits: Decreases anxiety, increases mental alertness, reduces fatigue, increases vigor and vitality, improves sleep patterns, improves body image, improves self-esteem, improves lifestyle habits, increases physical well being, etc. The Benefits of Medical Massage Therapy If you have chronic pain due to any of the listed disorders, medical massage may offer pain relief: (Medical massage differs from Swedish (relaxation) massage in that it works specifically on an area of pain with more direct and heavier pressure. It generally brings much relaxation to the person in pain.) Head and Neck Migraine/Tension Headaches Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction (TMJ) Neck Pain (including Whiplash) Torticollis (Wryneck or neck spasms) Bell’s Palsy (Non-Viral Only) Cerebral Palsy (CP) Dowager’s Hump (Hump behind neck) Back Lumbago (back pain) Structural Deviations (lordosis, kyphosis, and scoliosis) Disc Herniation Low Back Pain Sub acute sciatica (sciatica compression) Piriformis Syndrome (sciatica entrapment) Pelvic Tilting Pelvic Rotation Hip Dysplasia Repetitive Injury Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Strain/sprain Rotator Cuff Injury Inflammation/Swelling Bursitis Tendonitis Plantar fascitis Golfer’s/Tennis elbow Other Conditions Post Herpetic Neuralgia (Shingles) Cancer Pain Tension Stress Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Pain from Injury/Surgery Insomnia (Sleep Apnea and other sleep disorders) ...I have a daily massage!" Dr. Reilly (of Cayce / Reilly School of Massotherapy in Virginia Beach.) was Bob Hope's massage therapist. It is said that Bob Hope got a massage daily and lived to be over a 100 years old. Perhaps, we can’t all have a daily massage like Bob Hope did. However, biweekly or monthly massages have been known to offer many benefits for improved wellness. According to the National Chronic Pain Outreach Association http://www.ninds.nih.gov/find_people/voluntary_orgs/vol org185.htm), more than 30 million people suffer from chronic pain. The effectiveness of massage therapy for pain management lies in its holistic approach by focusing on the entire body and its relationship to soft tissue pain. Source: www.disabilitysecrets.com The Benefits of Swedish Massage Therapy The benefits of massage are too numerous to list. However, nearly every one of the 10 body systems is positively affected. Cardiovascular: Dilates blood vessels to improve circulation, decreases blood pressure, reduces heart rate, and increases blood cell counts, etc. Lymphatic/Immune System: Decreases cortisol – a known suppressant of the immune system, promotes lymph circulation to reduce lymphedema, or swelling, etc. Skin and related structures: Increases skin temperature, improves skin condition, reduces superficial keloid formation, or scarring, etc. Nervous and Endocrine Systems: Reduces stress and anxiety to promote relaxation, reduces feelings of depression, and decreases pain, etc. Muscles and Connective Tissues: Increases relaxation and reduces restrictions to decrease soreness and fatigue, etc. Respiratory System: Reduces respiration rate, decreases asthma attacks, and improves pulmonary function, etc. Digestive System: Stimulates digestion to alleviate digestive conditions, etc. Diabetes Asthma Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) Cystic Fibrosis (CF) Lymphedema Parkinson’s disease Crohn’s disease Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Arthritis Fibromyalgia (Please inquire) Neuralgia Pain due to paralysis Immune Deficiency Diseases/Disorders Pre-/Post-Operative Conditions Osteoarthritis Thoracic Outlet Syndrome (TOS) Frozen Shoulder The Benefits of Pregnancy Massage Therapy Pregnancy massage focuses on the special needs of the mother-to be, as her body progresses through the dramatic changes, of the childbirth experience i.e. pregnancy, birth, and post-partum. -Prior to pregnancy - especially helpful to those having difficulty conceiving -During pregnancy, often given in the side-lying position instead of lying on stomach or back -During labor, for stress reduction and muscle relaxation between contractions and or support during back labor -After delivery postpartum massage facilitates rehabilitation of abdominal muscles -Reduces post-partum effects, e.g. depression, etc. -Reduces strain on muscles of the abdomen, neck, shoulders and lower back -Improves sleep -And, many other additional benefits. The Benefits of Hiring a Personal Trainer -One-on-One attention to your specific needs -Medical screening to identify risk of exercising -Fitness & Nutrition Assessment to identify current fitness status -Exercise and nutrition prescription specific to you -Better adherence (commitment) to your program -Trainer can motivate you when you can’t -Weight-loss programs tailored to own genetics You Owe Your Health a Massage! MASSAGE RATES: Swedish (Relaxation) Massage: $50/1-hr, $30/0.5-hr, $75/1.5-hr (Buy four 1-hour get one free!) Hot Stone Massage: $70/1-hr Therapeutic Body Wraps: Call for info. Pregnancy Massage: $35/0.5-hr Medical Massage: $25/15 min (Offering electro-acupuncture – NO NEEDLES!, Cupping, paraffin bath, and hydrotherapy) QUOTES WE CAN LIVE BY: “Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.” -Kathleen Casey Theisen “Before modern medicine, there was massage” -Author Unknown “The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.” -Winston Churchill “Hands are the heart’s landscape.” -Pope John Paul II “The body tells the story. It is, in fact, a living autobiography.” -Elaine Mayland “It is only with the heart that one can see rightly. What is essential is invisible to the eye.” -Antoine de Saint-Exupery “The skin is no more separate from the brain than the surface of a lake is separate from its depths. They are two different locations in a continuous medium. To touch the surface is to stir the depths.” -Deane Juhan “What a piece of work is man.” -Shakespeare “The greatest undeveloped territory in the world lies under your hat.” -Anonymous “The intellect is powerless to express thought without the aid of the heart, liver and every member.” -Wordsworth “A man is only as old as his arteries.” -Pierre Cabanis “When you breathe, you inspire. When you don’t, you expire.” -Popular Science “Nothing on earth is so weak and yielding as water, but for breaking down the firm and strong, it has no equal.” -Lao Tzu “You can’t turn back the clock, but you can wind it up again.” -Bonnie Prudden PREMIER MASSAGE 738 N. Hwy. 259 Kilgore, Texas 75662 (Across from Brookshire’s) Tel: 903-445-7679 (Can file for insurance with doctor’s referral) (Accepted by Worker’s Comp and PIP Call to find out if your insurance will cover Premier Massage can file your claim!) Earn a Massage Program Refer 5 customers for a free 1-Hr Swedish massage! (Only 1-Hr sessions count toward free massage) In-House Chair Massage: $25 + $1/min (1-Hr Min) Get our e-mail newsletter, info, or schedule appt. at: email@example.com or visit on the web at: www.thesimpleconnection.com Premier Massage Services For a Healthier You! Pete Martinez, RMT, MMP, PFS Cell: (903)-445-7679 Hours: 9AM-9PM Mon-Sat by Appt. (Calls not taken during sessions – please leave a message) $10 off on 1st visit to each new customer! (Cannot combine with other offer) (Chronic conditions? Save by becoming a regular customer.) Save with massage/fitness training combo, family discounts, etc.) Need The Perfect Gift? Certificates Available! Your Drug-Free, Pain-Management Alternative Come explore the wonderful world of massage – you owe it to yourself! (Please take with you!) (And visit online at www.thesimpleconnection.com) For a Healthier You!
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