Reflexion Spa - Chicago Day Spa blog

There’s been a lot of news lately about the Nuga Best massage bed. The technology has been around for years, but it’s been recently that we’re really beginning to catch on to the greatness of this therapeutic tool. We know that most people have lots of questions about the Nuga Best Bed and how the technology promotes healing.

Here, we thought it would be a great idea to share some of the most interesting facts about the Nuga Best Bed.

Natural Body Processes are Enhanced by the Nuga Bed’s Far Infrared Technology

Far Infrared light is light that’s not visible to the human eye but can be felt in the form of warmth. There is no danger associated with exposure to this type of light, in fact, our bodies use it every day to perform natural physiological functions.

For example, this type of light wave...

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Many people experience muscle and joint pain during the winter months which prevents them from maintaining their usually level of activity. Add to it that treacherous weather conditions sometimes make it impossible to go out for a run, or even make it to the gym, and soon you’re feeling the effects of sore, tired and underused muscles.

Fortunately, there are ways to keep you muscles in good health during the winter months, such as regular massage therapy. We know, after a long winter you probably don’t need much convincing, but here are some of the ways that massage can heal and protect winter-tired muscles.

A Warming Reprieve

Regular exercise warms your muscles, improves blood flow and prevents them from becoming stiff and knotted. During the wi...

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Massage. Just the word alone is enough to invite daydreams of a spa day, and immediately relieve the tension in your shoulders. It’s the perfect way to pamper yourself after a long day or at the end of the week. As pampering as massage is, it’s important to know that massage can also help keep your body healthy and strong.

Integrating massage therapy into your regular workout routine is just one way of making this happen.

The whole point of exercise is to stay healthy, strong and resilient. Part of that process should involve taking steps to repair and restore your body, while supporting your mental health n the process. Regular massage therapy is arguably one of the most effective tools to prepare your body for physical stress...

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The history of massage therapy dates back thousands of years. Some of the earliest text documenting the use of massage was found in China, dating approximately 2700 BCE. The early Chinese practice of massage, which was developed to include various aspects of Chinese medicine, spirituality and even some aspects of martial arts, is what formed the foundation of Asian massage as we know it today.

What Is Asian Massage?

Asian massage techniques center around the principle that most of the illnesses and diseases we suffer from are the result of blocked or imbalanced energy in the body. This energy is said to flow along specific meridians, or paths, that are connected to our physiological systems. The goal of Asian massage is to relax, soothe and heal the body throug...

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Massage. If there’s one word in the English language that suggests relaxation and tranquility, massage is it. It’s all about pampering your body and treating yourself, or is it? Massage is great when it’s time to relax, and indulge in a little luxury, but it can serve another purpose in your life, and that’s healing.

Especially after a workout.

When you’ve committed yourself to a regular workout routine, whether it’s a walk around the block or training for a triathlon, you’ve taking steps towards keeping your body strong and healthy. What too many people fail to recognize is that recovery is a crucial part of this process.

Massage not only helps you recover from physical activity, it also can help i...

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Is there anything more relaxing than a professional massage? Massage is used as a way of pampering yourself and de-stressing after a long day. But, do you know that the benefits of a professional massage stay with you, long after you walk out of the spa?

One of these benefits is better sleep. Quality sleep is crucial for your mental and physical health. Good sleep habits will keep you healthy by keeping your immune system, and even helping you live longer.

Here are five ways that massage can help you sleep better, longer and more peacefully.
Massage Promotes Relaxation

We run around nonstop, never giving our bodies the chance to rest and recover. What happens when we don't honor the body's need for recovery? Stress and tension build up and t...

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We're all familiar with the uncomfortable bloating and side effects of a sluggish digestive system. Digestive issues are uncomfortable and bad for your health. It is estimated that about 80% of your immune system's home is your digestive system. Keeping it running smooth is the key to keeping your whole body healthy.

When digestive distress strikes, your first inclination might be to reach for an over the counter remedy. But, do you know that there is a more natural, holistic approach to easing your digestive woes? The answer is massage therapy, and it can do great things for your digestion.
Why Choose Massage for Digestive Ease?

A complete, therapeutic massage will include a gentle massage of the abdomen area. You should only receive thera...

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When was the last time you felt your absolute best? Today, we're plagued by stress, chronic pain and inflammation that significantly impacts our quality of life. In response, we seek out therapies for pain relief. Recently, there has been a movement toward natural and gentle therapies that heal non-invasively.

As members of the spa industry, we see trends in pain relief come and go. We keep our focus on therapeutic remedies that we know work. In our experience, we have seen one therapeutic method grow in respect and popularity. This method is the Nuga Best technology, and more people are turning to it every day. Here's why.

What is So Unique About Nuga Best Therapy?

Nuga Best combines several healing therapies, each a powerful healing modality on its. When combined to work together...

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No one should have to live with back pain, yet chronic back pain is one of the most common reasons that people call into work. It is estimated that 80 percent of people will suffer from back pain, and many of those will unfortunately suffer from the emotional effects as well.

If you have ever suffered from back pain, you understand the feeling of being robbed of life's experiences due to the nagging or stabbing pain. At its best, back pain is an uncomfortable nuisance. At its worst, it interferes with every aspect of your life.

Unfortunately, there is no single, universal cause of back pain, and no one-size-fits all treatment. Therapeutic spa services are holistic, relaxing ways of soothing your back pain and restoring your health. One of ...

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