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Massage Myths: If it doesn’t hurt, it’s not working

Alright, kids. I really haven’t been in this business a terribly long time, but even I have seen too many massage myths running rampant. Probably the biggest, and most detrimental, myth running around is the idea that: “If it doesn’t hurt,

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Muscle Pain vs Nerve Pain

PAIN It’s a part of the human condition. Let’s face it, if you’re alive, you’ve felt pain at one point or another. Worse, yet, is when you go to see someone for your pain, and you have to pay for

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Massage for Thoracic Outlet Syndrome: What a pain (in the neck, the arm, and the hand)

Referral pattern of the scalenes, which can cause Thoracic Outlet Syndrome

Picture Copyright: J. Smolders, B.A., D.C. 1984

Thoracic Outlet Syndrome Thoracic Outlet Syndrome (or TOS) Thoracic Outlet Syndrome (or TOS for short) is a common problem characterized by numbness, tingling, and pain in the neck, down the arm, and into the fingertips.  Traditionally, thoracic outlet syndrome is

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Couple’s Massage Class Review: Two Thumbs Up!

As many of you know, this past Sunday, I had the privilege to teach a my very first Couple’s Massage Class. And what a FANTASTIC class it was! Only 2 couples registered, so there was plenty of one-on-one instruction. Each

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Happy Valentine’s Day! Love Potion Massage Cream

Happy Valentine’s Day! I recently stumbled upon this AMAZING beeswax lotion recipe and turned it into a massage cream blend for my Couple’s Massage Class. I wanted to share the love and give you guys my blend so that you can

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Couple’s Massage Workshop

  Join Katey Burgess, LMT for a Couple’s Massage Workshop Just in Time for Valentine’s Day! I’m really excited to bring this new Couple’s Massage class to the residents of Athens, Ohio! This 3 hour class will focus on how

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My New Year’s Resolutions

Happy New Year!!!  And what a fantastic year it is going to be! My New Year’s Resolutions are in full swing, and I wanted to share them with you. It’s not enough to only have a resolution, you need a plan

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How I Manage My Pain

“Katey, what do YOU do for pain?” This seems to be a pretty hot topic for my clients. I’m a professional at managing pain, so it makes a lot of sense that I’d have some nifty pain-management regimen  to pass

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Black Friday Sale! The Best Massage in Athens Ohio

This is it! The moment you’ve been waiting for. Time for me to announce my So here’s what we’ve got going on:   **11am-5pm Friday, November 29 and 9am-7pm Saturday, November 30** Gift Certificates: 20% off My regular Massage Gift

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You are WRECKING your back!

Back pain causes problems for so many people, but it rarely occurs because of one thing. There’s a reason why the old phrase is “The straw that breaks the camel’s back.” There could be a number of things that you’re

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