Ramsey, NJ (PRWEB) August 21, 2012 - Massage Envy Spa in Ramsey, New Jersey is excited to participate in its first Healing Hands For Arthritis fundraiser, benefiting the Arthritis Foundation. On September 19th, $10 from every massage and facial performed at the day spa will benefit the Arthritis Foundation. This one day national event was organized by Massage Envy and the Arthritis Foundation to raise funds and draw attention to a disease that affects approximately one in every five adults and 300,000 children in the United States.
Last year, the Healing Hands for Arthritis event raised nearly $500,000 nationwide for the Arthritis Foundation and this year Massage Envy aims to raise even more. All proceeds will go to support the Arthritis Foundation’s nationwide efforts to prevent, control and cure arthritis. Along with $10 from every 1-hour massage or facial in Ramsey, NJ, performed on September 19th, Murad, Massage Envy’s skin care partner, will donate 10% of their product sales at the Massage Envy Spa location on the day of the event.
Massage Envy Spa Ramsey has been helping individuals suffering from arthritis through massage therapy. Therapeutic massage in Ramsey, NJ has been known to help relieve symptoms of arthritis such as pain and swelling, while improving flexibility and circulation. Massage therapy also helps reduce anxiety and stress that can be associated with the disease. Massage Envy Spa Ramsey wants to help do more for those suffering with arthritis, and is happy to have partnered up with the Arthritis Foundation for such an important cause.
Reservations for Healing Hands for Arthritis, the one day event on September 19th, are now being taken at Massage Envy Spa Ramsey on a first come, first serve basis. To make a reservation guests can call (201) 236-2550 or stop in at 39 Interstate Shopping Center, Ramsey, NJ, 07446.
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 consumers with busy lifestyles at convenient times and locations. Founded in 2002, Massage Envy has nearly 800 locations in 45 states. The company was recently ranked #57 in Entrepreneur’s 2012Franchise 500 and #29 in its Fastest Growing Franchise rankings. Massage Envy is a member of the International Franchise Association (IFA) and was recently named a Military Friendly Franchise. 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 wellâ€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 lifeâ€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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