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How Massage Can Help Stroke Patients?

Years of experience as massage therapist made me learned massage ALONE cannot cure or heal stroke patients as claimed by many so called “gifted” massage practitioners in the Philippines. It helped stroke victims recover, yes, but not as an exclusive therapy!   How massage help?  Massage works well as the first step to reactivate muscles before any physical exercise is given.  Massage passively assists the muscles improve its strength faster than waiting for time to heal it. […]

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No To Surgery, Yes To Massage

A few days ago, while we were playing dart at our hang-out, I overheard a buddy telling one of our friends he is being scheduled by his doctor to have a surgery on his left ankle joint. Inquisitively, I asked why. He said the pain that has been causing him distress for months is not getting better- impending his movements. Actually, I asked this fellow a month ago why he is limping, but the people around us […]

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