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Tennis Elbow

Jul 31

Tennis Elbow Take a look at your elbow. Turn the pointed part (the olecranon) of the elbow to face in front of you and look just before the end of your elbow. If you were to peer through your skin you’d see a tendon coming from your bone and meshing into your muscle. It isRead More

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Labor Day Weekend Special After all your hard work, celebrate your Labor Day Weekend with a massage. We’ll send the best massage therapists to your home or office. Regularly $110, you can book an appointment with TherapureBODYworks LLC for only $75. That’s a savings of $35. Offer includes our premier 60 minute massage at yourRead More

Tendonitis

Jul 29

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Tendonitis Remember the –itis from a previous blog Plantar Fasciitis?  Itis at the end of a word means, “an inflammation of…”  In this case, tendonitis, itis is referring to the inflammation in a tendon.  The most common areas that tendonitis is found are: The shoulder The elbow Behind the heel The wrist You may beRead More

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It Hurts So Good: The Truth About Pain & Massage Therapy One thing we must understand about “pain” is that it is essential for our survival, as it helps us keep away from danger. Without pain we would melt our hands on burning pots or pans. The path that pain takes starts in the nociceptorsRead More

Care For Your Derrière – Part Deux I hope the journey through the gluteus group was exciting and full of sensation. Moving on to two of the most sensitive muscles of your derrière will be even more exciting. We will be covering the piriformis, tensor fasciae latae (TFL), deep lateral hip rotators. Keep in mindRead More

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Top 13 Massage Questions People Are Afraid To Ask Have you ever gone to a massage session dreading to ask the therapist a question? What if I have smelly feet? Do I tip? Uh-oh I drooled… Here are some embarrassing questions that we have answered for you! 1. To tip or not to tip? SometimesRead More

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Plantar Fasciitis What is the pain in the bottom of my foot?  It is tender to touch, maybe red, and a little swollen.  There is a possibility you have plantar fasciitis.  Plantar fasciitis is an inflammation of the fascia that makes up the bottom of the foot.  The plantar fascia is a thick band ofRead More

Welcome!

Jul 20

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Welcome and thanks for visiting TherapureBLOGworks! In addition to being a premier mobile massage therapy service provider, the team at TherapureBODYworks aims to share its knowledge and experiences on the topics of massage therapy and living a healthy life. Here we will discuss muscle groups of the body, the actions of the muscle, the originsRead More

Care For Your Derriere Let’s take a minute to sit down and have a serious conversation about your derrière.  In the next couple of weeks you’ll see a post about your gluteus group, your piriformis and the TFL, as well as the deep rotator group. LIKE A DRY SPONGE… Is this your butt? When weRead More

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We Are What We Eat?? – Part 1 Are we really what we eat? I’m sure as Americans we have all heard that at some point of time in our lives. But what does that mean? Does it mean if I eat too many blueberries I’m going to turn into a huge blueberries like theRead More