Massage & Bodywork

MAY | JUNE 2017

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102 m a s s a g e & b o d y w o r k m a y / j u n e 2 0 1 7 NEW PRODUCTS bodyCushion2 Body Support Systems has reinvented its original bodyCushion. Now lighter, with eco-friendly foam, this model is 2 inches narrower than the original and includes a three-year warranty. A single loop attaches the face support to the chest support. The four-piece confi guration in tan sells for $299 at or by calling 800-448-2400. Palpation and Assessment in Manual Therapy In this fourth edition of his well-established text, Leon Chaitow introduces references to the latest research fi ndings relating to fascia and fascia's role in health and disease, allowing practitioners to apply this knowledge in interpreting what they palpate. Available for $49.95 at CoreStones Developed by massage therapists looking for a self-care tool, CoreStones help practitioners save their hands while helping their clients. Made from soapstone, CoreStones retain heat and cold longer and more uniformly than other stones, and they're nonabsorbent for easy cleaning. The shape allows them to function as extensions of therapists' hands and helps practitioners release muscle tension without creating tissue trauma. A set of fi ve is available for $129, or a set of seven for $160, at Massage & Bodywork readers get a 15 percent discount using the code ABMPCORE. MuscleCare This new pain-relief solution uses magnesium chloride to reduce infl ammation and muscle tension. It permeates the superfi cial fascia, muscles, and joints to assist in pain reduction. Developed by a Canadian chiropractor, MuscleCare is available in two all-natural formulations: a 3-ounce roll-on is $12.99, and a 4-ounce tube is $15.99. Also available is MuscleCare PRO massage cream in lavender scent or unscented; one gallon is $119.99. To order call 844-784-7246.

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