Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Healing Hands For Arthritis Event Hosted By Massage Envy Utah and The Arthritis Foundation


On September 18, $10 From Every Massage or Facial Benefits the Arthritis Foundation
Massage Envy Utah and the Arthritis Foundation is hosting a one-day event to build awareness and raise funds to fight arthritis Wednesday, September 18. Massage Envy will donate $10 for every one-hour massage or facial to the Arthritis Foundation. Clinics across the Wasatch Front will be responsible for raising $1,111.11 at each of their 15 locations.

Massage Envy Utah and the Arthritis Foundation have joined forces to host Healing Hands for Arthritis, a one‐day event to build awareness and raise funds to fight arthritis.

On September 18, Massage Envy Utah will donate $10 from every one‐hour massage or facial to the Arthritis Foundation. Now in its third year, this one‐day nationwide event has raised more than $1M for the Arthritis Foundation. Clinics along the Wasatch Front will be responsible for raising $1,111.11 at each of their 15 locations.

“There’s no better way to give back than to treat yourself, a friend or family member to a relaxing and rejuvenating massage or facial,” said Ren Waters, regional developer. “We strongly encourage the Utah community to come out on September 18 to help fight arthritis, a disease that affects 50 million Americans and is America’s leading cause of disability.”

To make an appointment for the Healing Hands for Arthritis event, contact your local Massage Envy. Reservations are now being accepted on a first‐come, first‐serve basis. All proceeds donated during Healing Hands for Arthritis will support the Arthritis Foundation’s nationwide efforts to prevent, control and cure arthritis. Murad®, Massage Envy Spa’s exclusive skin care partner, will donate 10 percent of all sales from their products sold at the Massage Envy Spa location in Orem during the event to the Arthritis Foundation. Additionally, Wyndmere and BioFreeze will donate 10 percent of all sales from their products from all Massage Envy locations.

“We are excited to partner with Massage Envy to bring attention to arthritis. Healing Hands for Arthritis will provide support for arthritis education, research, advocacy and other vital programs and services,” said Rick Bell, managing director of cause development.

Massage Envy and the Arthritis Foundation share a common understanding about the devastating effects of arthritis on the body and the potential for massage therapy to relieve and control certain symptoms. Massage therapy can play an important role in alleviating the pain and swelling caused by arthritis, improving flexibility and circulation and reducing stress and anxiety.

In addition to hosting Healing Hands for Arthritis Walk®, Massage Envy is a national sponsor of the Arthritis Foundation’s signature event, Arthritis Walk®. Massage Envy owners from across the country have been and continue to have a presence at their local Arthritis Walk events to share information about the benefits of massage therapy, provide chair massages and support the Arthritis Foundation’s mission.

About Massage Envy

Massage Envy, based in Scottsdale, Arizona, has 15 locations in Utah and is the leading provider of therapeutic massage in the United States. The national franchise is dedicated to providing professional and affordable therapeutic massage and spa services to consumers with busy lifestyles at convenient times and locations. Founded in 2002, Massage Envy has nearly 900 locations in 47 states. The company was recently ranked #81 in Entrepreneur’s 2013 Franchise 500 and #29 in its Fastest Growing Franchise rankings. Massage Envy is a member of the International Franchise Association (IFA) and was named a Military Friendly Franchise in 2013. For more information, visit MassageEnvy.com.

Over the past two years, Massage Envy has donated nearly $100,000 to fund clinical research related to the benefits of massage therapy. Recent scientific studies have found that massage therapy increases immune function, decreases stress levels and reduces recovery time in many medical conditions including arthritis.

With consumers visiting massage therapists at least 140 million times a year, it is evident that more

Americans are turning to therapeutic massage to relieve the painful symptoms of arthritis and fibromyalgia, while improving circulation, joint flexibility, sleep patterns and an overall sense of well‐being. The experienced, professional therapists at Massage Envy clinics can design effective and customized massage treatments to address the individual needs of any member or guest.

Arthritis-Foundation-logoAbout The Arthritis Foundation

Striking one in every five adults and 300,000 children, arthritis is the nation’s leading cause of disability. The Arthritis Foundation (arthritis.org) is committed to raising awareness and reducing the impact of this serious, painful and unacceptable disease, which can severely damage joints and rob people of living life to its fullest. The Foundation funds life‐changing research that has restored mobility in patients for more than six decades; fights for health care policies that improve the lives of the millions who live with arthritis; and partners with families to provide empowering programs and information.


  1. It is completely possible to have either kind of arthritis in several joints at once. Commonly affected joints for osteo arthritis are load bearing joints such as hips and knees, and sometimes the spine, but any joints in the body may be affected. 

  2. Great event. massage chairs can effectively be used to lessen the efects of arthritis. And using vending massage chair need no skills at all.

  3. Garlic is another effective remedy for arthritis. It contains an anti-inflammatory property which accounts for its effectiveness in the treatment of this disease. Garlic may be taken raw or cooked according to individual preference. 

  4. Great! I'd love to attend on events like this. It will surely help as I also suffer from arthritis.

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  8. Arthritis is increasing rapidly all over the world and it leads to osteoprosis which is an alarming situation for the world medical authorities and different measures are being taken to get rid of the problem. clinical pilates is also a remedial therapy through which a patient gets relief of pain and can walk easily.


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