LOS ANGELES, Sept. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Massage Envy and the Arthritis Foundation have joined forces to host Healing Hands for Arthritis, a one-day national event to raise funds to find a cure and end the pain and disability of arthritis. On Sept. 18, 2013, Massage Envy spas and clinics will donate $10 from every one-hour massage or facial to the Arthritis Foundation. Over the past two years, this one-day, nationwide event raised nearly $1 million for the Arthritis Foundation.
"We are excited to partner with Massage Envy to improve the lives of the nearly 7 million adults and children with arthritis in Arizona, California, Hawaii and Nevada," said Manuel Loya, CEO of the Arthritis Foundation, Pacific Region. "We thank Massage Envy for hosting Healing Hands for Arthritis to support the Arthritis Foundation's efforts to find a cure and end arthritis pain."
To make an appointment for the Healing Hands for Arthritis event, visit www.massageenvy.com to locate your local Massage Envy spa. 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. Additionally, Murad®, Massage Envy Spa's exclusive skin care partner, will donate 10 percent of all sales from their products sold at Massage Envy Spa locations on September 18 to the Arthritis Foundation. Wyndmere and BioFreeze will also donate 10 percent of all sales from their products from Massage Envy Spa locations.
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 (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.
SOURCE Arthritis Foundation, Pacific Region