New York, NY (PRWEB) August 15, 2013 - On Wednesday, September 18th, Massage Envy clinics in New York and New Jersey will participate in Healing Hands for Arthritis. Now in its third successful year, the Healing Hands For Arthritis event means that Massage Envy donates $10 from every facial and massage to the Arthritis Foundation to help prevent, manage, and cure arthritis. Massage Envy’s skin care partner Murad will also donate 10% of their in-store product sales.
Last year, Healing Hands for Arthritis raised over $40,000 to battle the devastating disease that affects millions of Americans. This year, Massage Envy locations in New York and New Jersey want to raise even more for arthritis sufferers nationwide.
Massage Envy has been using massage therapy to fight arthritis for over ten years. Therapeutic massage has been proven to help relieve arthritic symptoms such as swelling, pain, and anxiety. Beyond providing massage therapy, Massage Envy locations in New Jersey and New York also participate in the Arthritis Foundation’s Arthritis Walks, to elevate awareness of the disease and raise fund for a cure.
To join in the fun and help millions of Americans, guests are encouraged to call or stop by their local Massage Envy to request a facial or massage appointment for Wednesday, September 18th. To find out more, guests can also go to the website at http://www.massageenvy.com/healing-hands-for-arthritis/.
Massage Envy, based in Scottsdale, Arizona, 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 members and guests with busy lifestyles at convenient times and locations. Founded in 2002, Massage Envy has over 870 locations in 47 states. In addition, the average unit volume for a Massage Envy is $1.2 million. 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 2012. 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.
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.
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