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Can a CBD Massage Help Me Sleep Better?

By Jolene Turner
An industry expert offers insights on how this service can support your efforts to physically and mentally unwind.
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11 Do-Anywhere Stretches to Ease Back Pain

By Dr. Reza Alizadeh
Try these neck, shoulder, and back stretches when you’re feeling achy.
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Is Cracking Your Neck Bad for You?

By Dr. Reza Alizadeh
What happens when you crack your own neck and the benefits of leaving neck adjustments to professionals.
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Can Cultivated Cartilage Help Repair Joints?

By Craig Cox
Some 55 million Americans suffer from joint pain and arthritis. Recent developments, however, offer hope for new ways to deal with this epidemic.
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Becoming a Pilates Believer

By Renée Main
The change the cofounder of Life Time’s ARORA program experienced after adding Pilates to her fitness regimen.
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What Is Corrective Massage Therapy?

By Jolene Turner
A massage therapist explains this massage technique and how it can support healing in areas of discomfort.
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What Is Homeopathy?

By Mo Perry
Treating mild ailments with homeopathic medicine is becoming more mainstream in U.S. healthcare. Learn how it works, and how to make it part of your own healthcare toolkit.
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Uncovering the Mystery of Chronic Pain

By Craig Cox
Nervous-system cells, called glia, may play a role in the chronic pain that affects more than 1 billion people around the globe.
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Do Compression Garments Work?

By Nicole Radziszewski
Compression garments and devices manipulate your circulatory system to boost performance and recovery. Are they right for you?
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3 Moves to Relieve and Prevent Elbow Pain

By Lauren Bedosky
Tennis elbow doesn’t just affect tennis players. Stay pain-free with these wrist and forearm exercises.
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STRONG BODY, STRONG MIND: 3 Moves to Release Shoulder Tension

By Maggie Fazeli Fard
Our fitness editor shares her three-part, do-anywhere stretching routine for soothing her muscles and mind.
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Can Massage Soothe Pain?

By Mo Perry
Massage can lower cortisol levels and enhance dopamine, serotonin, and oxytocin, all of which helps with pain relief.
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3 Hot and Cold Therapies for Postworkout Recovery

By Nicole Radziszewski
These three temperature-based therapies offer postworkout recovery support.
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11 Massage Modalities

By Mo Perry
From acupressure to myofascial release to trigger-point therapy, here are various forms of massage — and what they are good for.
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Can Massage Help Relieve Headaches?

By Mo Perry
Shiatsu-style massage and craniosacral therapy can help with chronic headaches.
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How Massage and Healing Touch Benefit Overall Health

By Mo Perry
Massage can help with pain relief, digestion, and even immunity.
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4 Rotational Stretches to Ease Back Tension

By Andrew Heffernan
Rotate your spine safely — and reduce back tension — with these four stretches.
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The Health Benefits of Cold Conditioning

By Heidi Wachter
Cold exposure and conditioning may offer a range of health benefits, from mood stabilization to metabolic improvements.
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4 Stretches to Target Your Trapezius Muscles

By Nicole Radziszewski
Relieve neck and shoulder tension with these four moves.
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3 Moves to Combat Knee Pain

By The Life Time Training Team
Plus, ways to address common lifestyle factors that can contribute to knee discomfort.
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