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Intermittent postings about massage, health, medical treatments, movement and more.
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Enjoy these periodic blog posts, inspired by the needs and interests of my clients. Covering new understanding of and treatment for various ailments, research on pain and recovery, growing healthy bodies and much more.

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Fibromyalgia and 5 Weeks of Massage

A recent review of randomized controlled studies has shown that massage is an effective treatment for fibromyalgia sufferers if treatments are frequent (once a week) and consistent (at least five weeks or longer). The length of the massages in the different studies...

Will the Real Plantar Fasciitis Please Stand Up

Suffering from Plantar Fasciitis? If you have visible inflammation, then your diagnosis may be correct. Symptoms of inflammation include swelling, redness and/or an area that is hotter to the touch than surrounding tissue. However, in the majority of cases the ankle...

Pain Infographic

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Four Ways to Celebrate Valentine’s Day

It's February! We made it through the holidays just to get inundated with notions of chocolate, flowers, bling, and extravagant weekends in wine country to 'reconnect with the one you love.' But what if we bypass the chocolate and greeting cards and approach the day...

Breathing, Rolling and Crawling

How a baby breathes, rolls and crawls may impact both its physical health as well as mental development. In fact, YOUR physical discomfort or mental acuity as an adult may reflect problems with your skills in breathing, rolling and crawling. Do yourself (or a baby) a...

Pain is in Your Brain (Video)

All pain is 100% in the brain. This means it is the brain's job to receive and interpret nerve signals, to decide if there is a threat to the body and, if so, triggering a sensation of pain. Sometimes the brain makes mistakes, telling us something is painful when...

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"When I leave a session with Marlene—I have the feelings of someone that just got fantastic news. I believe her touch encourages you to connect with yourself and at the same time let go of stress and let her help. I find in my sessions with her—she is attentive/knowledgeable and intuitive to the point where verbal communication is not necessary. She is truly talented.” — Gina Click
"Marlene Mayman has a unique and amazing gift of healing through the art of massage therapy. After just two sessions, she provided me with much-needed pain relief from a pinched ulnar nerve, as a result of whiplash. I had tried months of physical therapy with no success. I was so desperate to escape the numbness in my hand & arm and to my amazement she accomplished what others could not do. I feel so fortunate to have found the gift of Marlene… My husband sees her as well and we cannot sing her praises enough. Thank you, Marlene!” — Becky Stallings Schneider
"My entire upper body feels much improved. The most noticeable effect is the lack of pain in that little area near my shoulder blades. This is such a relief. I have been on the computer for long periods of time, and it has not been a problem. Also, my entire shoulder area feels more flexible and there is significantly less pain on that left side. Thank you so much for all of the hard work you put in to this.” — Alison Roeser
"I have suffered with carpel tunnel for many years. Marlene was able to improve my situation tremendously in a few visits. Marlene is not your average therapist; she is highly trained, committed to excellence and very professional in all she does. I would trust her and recommended her to anyone without reservation.” — Mac Caldwell

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