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Got Tennis Elbow? Massage Can Help Relieve it.

  • Category: Deep Tissue Massage
  • Published on Friday, 12 July 2013 15:08
  • Written by Stephanie Bedaw
Tennis Elbow Massage Therapy

Tennis elbows anyone? I have been seeing a lot of sore forearms and elbows lately. Considering I work primarily on CrossFit athletes this is a strange title for an injury since most of them do not play tennis. Tennis elbow is caused by the overuse of the arm, forearm and hand muscles, which causes pain in the outer part of the elbow.

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Sports Massage vs. Thai Yoga Massage: Which Is More Beneficial For An Athlete?

  • Category: Thai Yoga Massage
  • Published on Friday, 02 November 2012 17:06
  • Written by Stephanie Bedaw
Thai Yoga Massage

I read an interesting article on which is the better massage technique for athletes. You need special training for both Thai Yoga Massage and Sports Massage, and each has their own special benefits! I believe that Thai Yoga massage in my opinion has been an amazing experience for me. I have worked on many CrossFit® athletes using the Thai Yoga massage techniques, and I have seen incredible results.

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Massage: A Healthy, Holistic Approach to Overall Wellness

Massage Relieves Stress

Why massage? Getting massage is a healthy, holistic  approach to overall wellness for your muscles and body.  Realigning your muscles helps get the blood flowing!  When you have tight muscles, and adhesion's "knots" it does not allow for proper blood flow. When you receive massage, the massage therapist works on your muscles which allows blood flow to increase and therefor forces the toxins to leave your body.  Massage helps with relaxation, stress relief, headaches due to tension, sore muscle relief from exercise and much, much more.

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The Importance of Staying Hydrated Before and After a Massage

  • Category: Wellness Tips
  • Published on Sunday, 24 March 2013 12:41
  • Written by Stephanie Bedaw
Hydration After Massage is Important

I always tell my clients to drink a ton of water after their massages! Some ask why it's so important; others just nod and go about their business. You've all heard it before and now here's why. During a massage toxins are released from tight muscles and adhesions that are being manipulated by the therapist. These are the toxins that irritate the nerves and cause pain.

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About Steph Bedaw

Stephanie Bedaw, Licensed Massage TherapistLicensed Massage Therapist Stephanie Bedaw is versed in a multitude of different massage modalities such as, myofascial release, deep tissue, sports massage, ROM, hot stone, Swedish, and Thai Yoga massage. She is also a member of the American Massage Therapy Association.
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Location & Directions

Progressive Rehab Massage Therapy is located in Nashua, NH. We also are available for onsite massage for athletic events.

Main Location:
CrossFit Nashua
106 Perimeter Road
Nashua, NH
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Appointments:
(603) 831-1877

Testimonials

"I had recurring pain in my right shoulder from hurricane surf in Rhode Island. Steph worked on it with me and now the pain is gone."  — BKL

 "As an older athlete, low back pain always limited my gains. Steph's rehab work helped to relieve the pain and now I am working at full capacity."  — JJ

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