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Massage as Medicine: Discover the Positive Health Benefits

Medical massages support healing, boost energy, reduce recovery time, ease pain and enhance mood. Plus they can feel great.

With such positive health benefits, it’s no surprise that medical massage is on the rise in the health care industry. It can assist in the treatment of medical conditions when used as a supplement to a traditional health care plan…


Healthy Living – Your Weekly Exercise Workout Plan – Personalized Lifestyle Medicine

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Making Exercise an Enjoyable Part of Your Everyday Life

You already know there are many great reasons to exercise—from improving energy, mood, sleep, and health to reducing anxiety, stress, and depression. And detailed exercise instructions and workout plans are just a click away. But if knowing how and why to exercise was enough, we’d all be in shape…



The Doctor Of The Future: Prescribing Lifestyle As Medicine

Lessons from Healthcare including the ‘pill for every ill’ & possibilities for healthcare in the future, learning from adversity & overcoming burnout & the importance of self care…


Personalized Precision Medicine and Nutrition – Healthy Living Medicine – Visit Dr. Joseph Gretzula

Furthering Precision Medicine Genomics With Healthy Living Medicine

The Precision Medicine Initiative seeks to develop new approaches for disease treatment and prevention that considers the individual variation in genes, environment, and lifestyle for each person. To date, the focus has been on genetic drivers of disease risk and development but has now begun to incorporate lifestyle induced changes in phenotype to enhance treatments…



The Healing Power of Touch

Massage therapy can help relieve pain, speed recovery from injury or surgery, and reduce stress.

Men may think of massage as an occasional treat or a vacation indulgence, but this type of therapy could be a natural way to stay healthy and pain-free.

One of the most common health issues for older men is chronic pain, defined as pain that lasts more than 12 weeks. This includes back pain, headache, cancer pain, and arthritis pain. Then there are the everyday aches from daily living. All of these act as barriers to a healthy lifestyle.

“Most people assume that getting older means having to live with pain and discomfort,” says Angie Markoski, a licensed massage therapist (LMT) with Harvard-affiliated Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital. “But massage therapy can help ease pain by reducing inflammation and muscle soreness and help men stay more active.”

Massage also can help with recovery from injury or surgery, and its relaxing qualities are a surefire way to reduce stress and tension. “It can be one of the best types of medicine—if you approach it as such,” says Markoski…



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