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  • Heather Duh, Equine Sports Massage Therapist

Does your horse need a massage?

By |April 12th, 2016|Categories: Guest Blogs|

We have a large number of equestrian horse riders who travel to Natural Therapy Wellness Center in McHenry for therapeutic massage for improved flexibility, pain relief and to generally improve their own personal riding skills. Many of those people have asked us if we would massage their horses as well. [...]

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  • There are many valid reasons to get a regular massage.

Reasons to Get A Massage

By |July 21st, 2015|Categories: Massage|Tags: |

1. Relieve stress 2. Boost immunity 3. Reduce anxiety 4. Manage low-back pain 5. Help fibromyalgia pain 6. Reduce muscle tension 7. Enhance exercise performance 8. Relieve tension headaches 9. Sleep better 10. Ease symptoms of depression 11. Improve cardiovascular health 12. Reduce pain of osteoarthritis 13. Decrease stress in [...]

Comparison: Blood & Lymph Vessels

By |June 11th, 2015|Categories: Lymphatic System|

Comparison of Blood and Lymph Vessels by Joachim E. Zuther   The heart and blood vessels represent the main components of the circulatory system, which consists of an elaborate network of tubes throughout the body. The circulatory system involves the combined functioning of the heart, blood and blood vessels to [...]

Lymphatic Drainage

By |June 11th, 2015|Categories: Lymphatic System|

Manual Lymphatic Drainage Manual lymphatic drainage (MLD) is a type of gentle massage technique which is intended to encourage the natural drainage of the lymphatic fluid (lymph), which carries waste products away from the tissues back to the blood circulation system.   Lymph is generally similar to blood plasma except that [...]

  • Best Massage Therapy Center in McHenry County for 2015 as voted by readers of the Northwest Herald.

Best of the Fox – Massage Therapy

By |June 6th, 2015|Categories: Massage|

Best Massage Therapy in McHenry County We are thrilled to announce that Natural Therapy Wellness Center has been voted as the Best Massage Therapy Center in McHenry County for 2015 in the Best of the Fox Awards. Thank you to everybody who voted for us in the reader's poll taken during [...]

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