Pennsylvania Massage Envy Locations Join Forces with the Arthritis Foundation for an Annual Charity Event

This September, all Massage Envy locations in the Pennsylvania area will be participating in Healing Hands for Arthritis, a nationwide charity event.

Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) August 30, 2012 - Massage Envy clinics in Pennsylvania will be participating in Healing Hands for Arthritis on September 19th, 2012. During the event, $10 from every one-hour massage or facial session will be donated directly to the Arthritis Foundation.

Massage Envy locations in Pennsylvania hope to help surpass last year’s successful fundraising event, where Massage Envy franchises all over the country raised close to half a million dollars for the Arthritis Foundation in one day.

In addition to facials and massage therapy, all Murad products sold at Massage Envy locations will include a 10% donation during the Healing Hands for Arthritis fundraiser. Massage Envy has long been a participant in the fight against arthritis through massage therapy. Massage has been a known arthritis reliever and helps control symptoms of arthritis such as pain, swelling, stress and anxiety.

To make an appointment or learn more about Healing Hands for Arthritis, guests can go to or stop into their closest Pennsylvania Massage Envy location today.

About Massage Envy

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

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.

About 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 ( 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.


Jill Jones
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