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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, including taking ice baths, may offer a range of health benefits, from mood stabilization to metabolic improvements.

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4 Trapezius Muscle Stretches to Relieve Pain

By Nicole Radziszewski

Improve your neck and shoulder comfort with these simple exercises.

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3 Moves to Combat Knee Pain

By The Life Time Health Team

Plus, ways to address common lifestyle factors that can contribute to knee discomfort.

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Seeking a Cure for Arthritis

By Craig Cox

Could replacing cartilage be the key to ending arthritic joint pain?

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