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Frozen Shoulder

Image Source: http://www.frozenshoulder.com/images/shoulder_capsule_image.jpg Frozen shoulder, also known as adhesive capsulitis, is a condition characterized by stiffness and pain in your shoulder joint as a result of swelling of the articular shoulder capsule, restricting its mobility. Symptoms usually begin gradually and then worsen over time and then resolve, often within one or two years. Risk of [...]

In previous posts, we’ve covered ways that massage therapy can help with specific, individual health issues. But as you are more than just the sum of our individual parts, so are the effects of massage on your health overall. Per research with the American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA), massage can help with each of these [...]

June is National Safety Month! Healing Touch Charlotte is participating in safety awareness by sharing tips on ergonomics throughout June. This week’s tip is: CARRY IT RIGHT Do you sit on your wallet all day? This can not only put you off balance by lifting one side by a few inches, it also presses on [...]

May the Fourth be with You Instead of our usual Tuesday new posting, I am creating this special post to commemorate May the Fourth. Yes, folks, I am a science fiction, fantasy, and comics fan. In other words – a nerd. What better way to to celebrate this day than to discuss some of the [...]

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