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Common Exercise Mistakes Leading to Back Pain

One of the most common needs for massage therapy today comes from people who suffer from back pain. Whether due to chronic pain or issues caused by specific activities, commonly sports or other forms of exercise, back pain is common … Read More

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How Massage Helps With a Return to “Normal” Life

Over the last several months, many Americans have finally been able to return to a more “normal” life after a year-plus impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Some have gone through this process more slowly than others, and for those who … Read More

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Float Therapy for Orem Weight Gain Concerns

While everyone responds differently to stress and anxiety, there are a number of common results or symptoms that tend to affect many people in this realm. One that’s been particularly noticeable during the past year-plus during the COVID pandemic, especially … Read More

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Tips for Optimizing Your Lehi Massage Experience

While there are numerous specific benefits of massage therapy, from pain relief to relaxation, stress relief and more, those who get massages often also do so for the overall experience itself. Many look forward to massage day each week, knowing … Read More

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Float Therapy Benefits for Athletes and Exercise, Part 2

In part one of this two-part blog series, we went over some of the basics on utilizing float therapy for athletic and exercise benefits. From the professional ranks all the way down to home workouts, those who take part in … Read More

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Float Therapy Benefits for Athletes and Exercise, Part 1

At Body Balance Massage and Float, we’re happy to offer our float therapy services to a wide variety of individuals and needs. While many prefer float therapy for general areas like relaxation, calming and peacefulness, it’s also highly beneficial for … Read More

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Determining Massage Technique Based on Needs, Part 2

In part one of this two-part blog series, we went over some basics on how to choose the best massage therapy format to meet your needs. There are several specific massage therapy techniques out there, each with different benefits and … Read More

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Determining Massage Technique Based on Needs, Part 1

At Body Balance Massage and Float, we’re proud to provide a huge variety of massage therapy formats to our clients. From cupping therapy to deep tissue massage, Swedish massage, sports massage and many others, we have massage therapists well-versed in numerous … Read More

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Mechanical and Relaxation Responses to Massage Therapy, Part 2

In part one of this two-part blog series, we went over some of the basics involved in the way the body responds to massage therapy. Massage elicits multiple bodily responses from those who receive it, including both mechanical and relaxation responses, … Read More

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Mechanical and Relaxation Responses to Massage Therapy, Part 1

As many who have undergone a massage in the past are well aware, massage therapy offers several distinct benefits to the body, from relaxation to pain relief and many others. Fewer, though, know the mechanical bodily responses that allow massage … Read More