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The massage therapy blog is where you’ll find news about Salus specials, education and community Involvement.

Wrist Supinator and Pronator

#MuscleMonday! These are the Supinator and Pronator muscles. The muscles we are leaning today will be the three muscles that turn the wrist over, up or down. The Supinator: Origin: The supinator crest of ulna The lateral epicondyle of humerus The radial collateral...

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Forearm Flexor Group Stretches

#SaturdayStretch! Monday we talked about the major muscles in the forearm that flex the wrist. Here are a couple of stretches to loosen them up. The first stretch is to bring your arm straight forward about chest height, palm up. Then with the other hand, flex your...

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Sneezing

#FunFactFriday! These facts are nothing to sneeze at! A human sneeze can travel about 100 mph or more! So cover your nose and mouth when you sneeze. Germs travel fast! Your heart does not stop when you sneeze. Despite the persistent urban legend, your heart does not...

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Pain Today – Strength Tomorrow

#ThursdayThoughts! "The pain you feel today, will be the strength you feel tomorrow." This can be figurative or literal. In the literal sense, massage therapy can help! Call to schedule a massage today! 616-534-7822

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Ingrown Hairs – What, Why, and How (To Treat)

#WaxingWednesday! OUCH - Painful Ingrown Hairs! WHAT is an Ingrown Hair? A painful, irritated hair follicle that will present itself as a pimple. Typically pink and angry in color; usually sensitive to the touch. WHY do they form? When the hair is growing at a faster...

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Signature Facials

#TreatmentTuesday! Signature Facials are 20% off! (until the end of August) This is what our Signature Facial includes: Cleanse: this will remove any dirt, makeup, and excess oil from your face. Exfoliate and Toner: This could be an enzyme peel or a manual...

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Forearm Flexor Group

#MuscleMonday! Forearm Flexor Group! The 3 major wrist flexors are: Flexor Carpi Radialis Flexor Carpi Ulnaris Palmaris Longus Flexor Carpi Radialis Origin: medial epicondyle of the humerus Insertion: anterior aspect of the base of the second metacarpal Action: flex...

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Forearm Extensor Group Stretches

#SaturdayStretch! Here are some ways to stretch out your Wrist Extensors! The firs one is to extend your arm straight and forward then using the other hand, gently pull your hand (fingers pointed down) back towards your body. Hold for 10-15 seconds then repeat on the...

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Be Good to Yourself

Here is your #ThursdayThought! Massage: it's about being good to yourself. Come in to Salus and enjoy a massage!

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What To Do Before Your Waxing Appointment

If you follow these quick and easy steps, you will have a better waxing experience. Start prepping your skin for your appointment at least 2 weeks before. Stop shaving: You want to have enough growth (about ¼ inch) to ensure to the hairs will be fully removed. A few...

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Don’t Forget Our Sale

Don't forget!!! You can still save 20% on all signature and express facials as well as the lemon verbena body polish! Call to schedule! 616-534-7822

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