Jingle All the Way with Massage Envy DFW at the Jingle Bell Run/Walk for Arthritis December 1 event benefits Arthritis Foundation

Top Quote Massage Envy DFW is going green - Green sponsor that is - for the Fort Worth Jingle Bell Run/Walk for Arthritis on Saturday, December 1, 2012. This annual run/walk, held in more than 200 cities, is a national signature event to raise money for the Arthritis Foundation. As a sponsor, Massage Envy - the nation's leading provider of therapeutic massage - will have a tent in the sponsor expo area. End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) November 30, 2012 - "This is a perfect event for Massage Envy to sponsor," says Lance O'Pry, regional developer for Massage Envy DFW. "Massage has been found to help ease the pain of arthritis, including rheumatoid arthritis. Many of our clients with arthritis come in several times a month. They find that massage not only relieves the pain, but allows them to move around better and get on with their daily lives."

    The Jingle Bell Run/Walk is more than just a 5K run/walk; it's a fun and festive, holiday-themed event that includes "holiday costume" contests, canine costume contest, music, food, prizes, kid fun run, and old Saint Nick leads the way. For serious runners, the course is certified and runners are timed.

    Tie those jingle bells onto your sneakers and head to Chesapeake Plaza, 100 Energy Way, in downtown Fort Worth on December 1. Festivities will begin at 2 p.m. A 1-mile Reindeer Fun Run starts at 4:30 p.m., followed by the 5K at 5 p.m. More than 5000 people are expected to participate. All funds raised will help fund education, research and other programs.

    Visit Massage Envy's tent in the expo area to hear about arthritis and the benefits of massage therapy. Spin the prize wheel for a chance to win hand warmers, lip balm and hand sanitizer.

    "By participating as a sponsor in the Jingle Bell Run/Walk for Arthritis, we want people to associate massage and arthritis together," states O'Pry. "Massage Envy has licensed massage therapists who can offer several types of massage to suit each client's needs."

    If you or someone you know lives with arthritis, consider the gift of massage. Massage Envy has a special gift card incentive for the holidays. Buy three gift cards at $75 each (or any combination that equals $225) and receive a complimentary, one-hour massage session for yourself. To qualify for the free massage, the gift cards must be purchased at one of the 28 DFW Massage Envy locations. However, gift cards can be redeemed for any product or service offered at any Massage Envy clinic, nationwide.

    At Massage Envy, an introductory one-hour massage session (a 50-minute massage and time for consultation and dressing) is $49. Memberships are available for $59 per month, which includes a one-hour massage session and entitles members to additional, unlimited massages at a discounted rate. A number of Massage Envy locations also offer facials. They use Murad® skincare products and are available for $10 more than massage sessions.

    All Massage Envy clinics are open seven days a week. To find a local clinic, visit www.massageenvy.com.

    About Arthritis
    Arthritis refers to over 100 different diseases that can affect the joints, muscles, and other soft tissues. The three most common forms are osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and juvenile arthritis. Other types of arthritis include gout, fibromyalgia, bursitis, tendinitis, lupus, scleroderma, infectious arthritis and carpal tunnel syndrome.

    Symptoms can include pain, swelling and stiffness in the joints or the inability to move a joint normally. In some types of arthritis, joints can become red, warm, swollen and painful, and the person may feel "sick all over."

    It is the most prevalent chronic health problem and the nation's leading cause of disability among Americans over age 15. Arthritis can affect people of all ages, including children. It is estimated that 27 million adults and over 300,000 children live with this debilitating disease.

    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 over 800 locations in 45 states. The company was recently ranked #57 in Entrepreneur's 2012 Franchise 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 2012 Military Friendly Franchise. For more information, visit www.massageenvy.com. Follow Massage Envy DFW on Facebook - www.facebook.com/MassageDFW and Twitter - www.twitter.com/MassageEnvyDFW.

    28 Massage Envy - Dallas/Fort Worth Locations
    Massage Envy Prestonwood - 5225 Belt Line Rd., Suite 250, Addison, TX 75254 (972) 388-5500
    Massage Envy SPA Allen - 816 W. McDermott Dr., Suite 340, Allen, TX 75013 (972) 747-7511
    Massage Envy Arlington Highlands- 3900 Arlington Highlands Blvd., Suite 125, Arlington, TX 76018 (817) 465-3456
    Massage Envy Hebron at Old Denton - 1001 E. Hebron Parkway, Carrollton, TX 75007 (972) 939-6868
    Massage Envy Colleyville - 5615 Colleyville Blvd., Suite 470, Colleyville, TX 76034 (817) 427-ENVY (3689)
    Massage Envy Coppell - 120 S. Denton Tap Rd., Suite 303, Coppell, TX 75019 (972) 956-5999
    Massage Envy SPA Corinth - 4251 Swisher Road, Corinth, TX 76210 (940) 387-2300
    Massage Envy Campbell @ Preston - 17194 Preston Rd., Dallas, TX 75248 (972) 818-ENVY (3689)
    Massage Envy SPA Casa Linda - 9440 Garland Rd., Suite 174, Dallas, TX 75218 (972) 993-3333
    Massage Envy Old Town- 5500 Greenville Ave., Suite 404, Dallas, TX 75206 (214) 575-ENVY (3689)
    Massage Envy Uptown at West Village - 3699 McKinney Ave., Suite 104, Dallas, TX 75204 (214) 522-2727
    Massage Envy Flower Mound - 950 Parker Square, Flower Mound, TX 75028 (972) 899-3610
    Massage Envy SPA Alliance Town Center - 3100 Texas Sage Trail, Fort Worth, TX 76177 (817) 337-7300
    Massage Envy Fort Worth - Hulen - 3000 S. Hulen, Suite 153, Fort Worth, TX 76109 (817) 732-7200
    Massage Envy Stonebriar - 3685 Preston Rd., Suite 159, Frisco, TX 75034 (972) 370-ENVY (3689)
    Massage Envy SPA Frisco North - 5105 Eldorado Parkway, Suite 100, Frisco, TX 75034 (972) 370-ENVY (3689)
    Massage Envy SPA Firewheel Market -- 4430 Lavon Dr.. Suite 310, Garland, TX 75040 (972) 675-ENVY (3689)
    Massage Envy SPA South 360 - 5232 S. State Highway 360, Suite 610, Grand Prairie, TX 75052 (817) 303-ENVY (3689)
    Massage Envy Las Colinas - 975 W. John Carpenter Freeway, Suite 112, Irving, TX 75039 (972) 556-0777
    Massage Envy Craig Ranch- 8950 State Highway 121, Suite 340, McKinney, TX 75070 (972) 370-ENVY (3689)
    Massage Envy Eldorado Parkway - 2890 Craig Dr., Suite #120, McKinney, TX 75070 (214) 544-ENVY (3689)
    Massage Envy Murphy Marketplace - 223 E. Farm Rd. 544, Suite 801, Murphy, TX 75094 (972) 354-8888
    Massage Envy SPA -- Preston Park Village 1900 Preston Road, Suite 201, Plano TX 75093 (972) 964-0600
    Massage Envy Spring Creek at Hwy. 75 - 6101 Avenue K, Suite #160, Plano, TX 75074 (972) 516-8888
    Massage Envy SPA Rockwall - 2931 Ridge Rd., Suite 111, Rockwall, TX 75032 (972) 722-9595
    Massage Envy SPA Rowlett - 4301 Lakeview Parkway, Suite 600, Rowlett, TX 75089 (972) 463-0101
    Massage Envy Southlake East - 100 N. Kimball, Suite 108, Southlake, TX 76092 (817) 421-6727
    Massage Envy Southlake West - 250 Randol Mill Ave., Suite 100, Southlake, TX 76092 (817) 562-4433

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