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Collaborative Natural Medicine for Motor Vehicle Accidents

When the impact of a car accident hits, we absorb it like a punching bag. Our muscles clench as the tremendous energy of the crash is transferred into our bodies. The trauma of that force becomes lodged in the memory of our muscles as well as our nervous system, leaving a record that can last…

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Understanding Qi: Portland Massage Therapist Provides Insight

What is Qi & its Relationship to Traditional Chinese Medicine? A fundamental concept of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) dating back over 3,000 years, qi (pronounced “chee”) is the Chinese word for energy, which also carries with it connotations of “air,” “breath,” and “life force.” In TCM, it is understood that everything from humans and animals…

Top 5 Questions about Massage Therapy

There’s no denying that massage feels great. But have you ever stopped to wonder why? If so, you’re not alone. Our clients are naturally curious; they question how an hour under a talented Licensed Massage Therapist’s touch can provide such profound healing. To satiate your inquisitiveness, we’re examining the “science” of massage through five common…