Manhattan Massage Therapist Relocates to BuxMont

After more than 35 years of private practice in Manhattan, Licensed Massage Therapist Lee Noonan has relocated and is offering “City Massage at Country Prices” to Bucks and Montgomery county residents.

Referring to her services as “The Art of Touch”, Noonan understands that the lasting aspect of treatment lies in discovering the underlying causes of pain. This often involves detective work, such as recognizing when a change in a client’s lifestyle or surroundings might be adversely affecting their body.

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Holistic Alternatives to Pain—Local Voices: LAURIE VAN VALKENBURGH, Massage and Bodywork

LV_ShiatsuShinTai-LaurieVanValkenburgh_0617How do massage and bodywork work to address pain?

Pain starts in the brain, and clinicians have had to get creative with how to reframe pain in the body.

I work on the acupuncture meridians that calm the nervous system and the organs in the body that deal with detoxification: kidney, liver and lung. Helping these organs do their job, whether they are underactive, overactive or stagnant, can take a lot of pressure off how we process our environment and our pain.

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Wellness in a Winter Wonderland

by Priscilla Selgas

No matter how much we moisturize our skin in the winter, it still feels dry. We experiment with a variety of lotions, creams and ointments but they do little to change skin. Frustratingly, even the more expensive moisturizers don’t work the way we expect. When skin is dry and scaly, it makes it difficult for oils and lotions to penetrate. Exfoliating skin is a great way to remove that superficial layer of dead skin and allows new skin cells to surface so they can actually absorb hydrating moisturizers.
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