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Best Massage in Gainesville Florida!

Gainesville Sun’s Community Choice Awards “Best of the Best” 2018 Winner for “Best Massage”   Gainesville Massage Therapy is grateful to all who voted! It came as a pleasant surprise when my neighbors and my clients were congratulating me.  I had not solicited any votes, and had only heard of this event via one person.  I … Continue Reading

Back Pain: Causes and Treatment

Do you feel tension in your upper or lower back? Many suffer from back pain and while often dull and constant, it may include moments of sharp, shooting pain. The causes vary, yet there is hope with massage therapy as a quality solution to pain. The accounts below represent some true stories from our clients. … Continue Reading

Can massage help with soreness after workouts?

Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness in Athletes Delayed onset muscle soreness (DOMS) is different from the pain experienced during a workout. It typically affects a person 12-24 hours after the exercise took place, and is most painful between 24 and 72 hours afterward.  It is primarily caused by a type 1 muscle strain, a minor degree of fiber damage. It … Continue Reading

The Benefits of Corporate On-site Massage Therapy

Benefits of Corporate Chair Massage for Employees The increase in employee stress, depression, and anxiety is startling. A recent (2016) analysis of global EAP (Employee Assistance Program) data found employees are seeking help for more severe mental health issues than ever before. Some data shown here supports this conclusion – Employee depression cases increased by … Continue Reading

What to Expect From Your First Massage

Your first massage may not be your last! Getting a massage for the first time can be intimidating. However, the therapeutic benefits are numerous that one ought to face their initial worries, and schedule an appointment with well educated and quality massage therapist. Health studies have revealed that a quality massage can help with a … Continue Reading

Not a Knot

“Not a Knot” At one point or another, many people have experienced those painful muscle twinges that just won’t go away. The common term for these irritating spots are muscle “knots.” The purpose of this article is to help explain what exactly a “knot” is, how they form, and what massage therapists can do to … Continue Reading

How to Relieve Lower Back Pain

How to relieve lower back pain You’ve likely felt it before – that excruciating ache searing through your lower back, just irritating enough to distract you from your everyday work. Lower back pain is frustrating and debilitating, and it’s incredibly common in our culture. In fact, 31 million Americans experience lower back pain at any … Continue Reading

Benefits of Massage – Anxiety

Benefits of massage therapy for stress & anxiety Massage Therapy can be extremely beneficial for those who suffer from anxiety, or are under consistent stress. Humans often feel some level of stress on a daily basis, however, if this stress becomes prolonged or it starts to interfere with daily life, it can turn into an … Continue Reading

Common Massage Myths Busted

The health benefits of massage – from stress reduction to the treatment of pain and muscle tension –are well-documented. But despite the facts, the American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA) reports that only 19% of adult Americans received at least one massage between July 2015 and July 2016, and an average of 32% of adult Americans received a massage in … Continue Reading

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If you are looking for a special gift that is certain to impress, whether for a beloved family member or an important business associate, the Gainesville Massage Therapy gift card is the perfect choice. Don’t just give your family and friends a gift. Give them a relaxing, unforgettable experience. Keep in mind that you can purchase these without leaving your home.  You can email it immediately or print it and have it ready at your convenience.