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Brown Mountain Bodywork

We’ve Moved! (But not far.)

Today kicks off our first week within the WellSpring Wellness Center at 960 Tunnel Rd! You may have received our recent newsletter about the pending move, and now it’s a reality. We spent the weekend packing up our little one-room studio at the Asheville Healing House and taking the first steps to settle in at

How Stress Can Make You Sick

How Stress Can Make You Sick [VIDEO]

Chronic stress can have very real physiological effects on our bodies. Muscle tension, headaches, acne, hair loss, fatigue, irritability, difficulty concentrating, and sexual disfunction just to name a few!

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Our Clients Don’t Envy Massage Memberships

Massage therapy is becoming increasingly commercialized and the explosive growth of franchise massage clinics is evidence of this trend. Not too many years ago, it was the veracious growth of Starbucks that was taking over the coffee industry. This new breed of massage therapy clinic is often referred to as the “Walmart of Massage” and opinions of those within the

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New CDC Guidelines for Chronic Pain Relief & Opioid Use

In an effort to stem a rising tide of opiate addiction and overdose deaths, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has announced new opioid usage guidelines for physicians treating patients with chronic pain conditions. 2014 saw a record-breaking number of opioid overdose deaths, and 1 in 4 people with a chronic pain condition

chair massage

5 Reasons for a Therapeutic Chair Massage

If you are looking for a low-cost way to boost employee productivity, lower office stress levels and have a lot more of your employees saying “I love my job,” it is hard to beat chair massage. From large corporations to small start-ups, more companies are adding chair massage to their corporate perks every year.

Oregon Health Plan

Oregon Medicaid Adds Therapeutic Massage For Pain Relief

In the course of seeking treatment for chronic back pain, many people end up being prescribed strong opioids like Vicodin or OxyContin. Not only does this fail to actually treat the problem, but there is also a high risk of addiction to opioid pain-killers. This has become a growing problem nationwide and particularly in Oregon

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Mobile Chair Massage For Employees

Chair massage is an ideal mobile massage solution for businesses who want to take a role in the health and well-being of their employees and show them how much they really care. It requires very little space, only takes a few minutes to set up, and can provide substantial relief from stress and muscle tension in a short period.

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Deep Tissue Massage Doesn’t Have To Hurt!

Deep tissue massage has a gotten a reputation for being painful and it’s not uncommon for some new clients to get a fearful look in their eyes when I merely mention working deeper muscle tissue. When asked what their understanding of deep tissue massage is, quite often the answer is “It hurts!“. Let’s be clear….deep tissue

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2014 Holiday Gift Certificates

It’s that time of year when we like to be especially grateful for our blessings, and that includes you! Working with such amazing people is what truly makes this work worthwhile. To show our gratitude, we’re offering a special on massage gift certificates for a limited time. Buy One Gift Certificate For a 90-minute Massage

Amber Desmond, Massage Therapist

New Massage Therapist Joins The Studio

Until now, Brown Mountain Bodywork has consisted of just me, practicing mostly deep tissue massage, structural bodywork, and trigger point therapy for targeted pain relief. I’m now proud to welcome a new team member, Amber Desmond, and share her skill and talent with you! Amber has been a licensed massage therapist for over 10 years. Her experience consists