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By Lisa Lane

Massage For Life

The power of massage: I have spoken about it, I certainly believe in it and now I am living proof that in a span...

Standing on your feet all day, what does it do to your body?

I’ve seen numerous clients who stand all day in their professions: hair stylists, landscapers, even massage therapists (!) and we all share the same...

A Body in Motion

A body at rest wants to stay at rest. A body in motion wants to stay in motion. I heard this from a neurologist...

Massage and Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia is starting to get a lot of attention. In the past, it’s been either not acknowledged by healthcare professionals or simply misdiagnosed. What...
Diabetes and Massage

Diabetes and Massage

According to the American Diabetes Association, every single day 3835 Americans are diagnosed with diabetes. Chances are, the disease directly affects you or someone...
Life in Touch

Common Questions for Massage Therapists

Yesterday, while celebrating the holidays at a Christmas lunch here in town, my colleagues and I were talking about my career choice. New to...
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Comforting Our Seniors with Massage

I’ve never been a fan of the word “healer” when used in massage. To me it evokes way more power than I, as a...
Charley Horse

Charley Horse, Calf Cramps, Oh My!

I think we’ve all experienced it. The stabbing pain of our calves waking us up and demanding we address their problem. Numerous things can cause...
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How Often Should You Get a Massage

The weather is turning crispy, and certainly it is that time of the year that we are in our beautiful fall season. Think of...

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Family fun around town

Thursday, February 14 Valentine’s Day Family Story Time will be held at 11:15 a.m. at the Mint Hill Library. Saturday, February 16 In honor of Black History Month,...

Here’s why you don’t want your child using e-cigarettes

1 in 5 high school students and 1 in 20 middle school students currently use e-cigarettes By Kristen Barnhardt As e-cigarette use among teens hits epidemic proportions,...

Make a List

Social media, especially Facebook can be taxing on our mental health. One way to reduce that is by using the lists feature. Both Facebook and Twitter...

Mint Hill Police Department receives recognition award

A first year recognition award was presented to Chief Tim W. Ledford of the Mint Hill Police Department. The award was presented by Dale...

Local High School Basketball Roundup

Independence Patriots fall to Bulldogs at home 54-52.  The Patriots lost a tough basketball game on their home court on Tuesday night.  They defeated...

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Clear Cut Direction helps teen and tween girls to reach their potential

“Clear Cut Direction: Helping you grow.”  This is the name and mission of Mint Hill Mom Lea Oglesby’s teen and tween life coaching business. Oglesby’s...

Queen’s Grant Latin students eat like Romans

At the beginning of February, Queen’s Grant Latin teacher Ben Henkel undertook an unexpected lesson with his Latin students: they made fresh pasta together. If...

6 Tips from Doctors for a Healthier Heart

(StatePoint) February is American Heart Month, and an excellent reminder that there are many easy steps you can take to improve your heart health. Unfortunately,...

Matthews American Legion Post 235 Hosts Spaghetti Dinner

Matthews American Legion Post 235 hosted their first Spaghetti Dinner recently at the Masonic Lodge located in downtown Matthews.  The Post membership of veterans...

Wayback Burgers open in Mint Hill

On Friday, February 1, Wayback Burgers officially opened its doors to Mint Hill! The “fast casual” burger joint located in the new strip mall between...