When you think of therapeutic massage, what comes to mind? What can massage help with? Tight muscles? Low back pain and neck pain? Stress-relief? Yes, massage is an excellent way to work on all of the above. But you may not realize how versatile therapeutic massage really is. Below are four unexpected things that massage […]
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You know it’s time to renew your massage license when you start getting solicitations for massage continuing education courses. In states where continuing education units (CEUS) are expected, they are typically required every two years. For some of us, satisfying this requirement simply means finding the least expensive, least intensive courses we can take. However, […]
The short answer is: that depends on you. In addition to relieving muscle tension, massage treatments boost immunity, improve skin conditions, increase blood flow, reduce anxiety, help with pain management, and generally work to balance body systems. In addition to treating back pain, chiropractic care can be used to treat joint pain, headaches, ear infections, […]
What causes low back pain and how should I treat it? There are many causes of low back pain. For many people, their low back pain is a systemic condition without a single cause. Due to the complex nature of this issue, there are a multitude of treatment options. Ultimately, the answer seems to be […]
Though most massage therapists focus on relaxation techniques, I have found my niche in pain relief and restoring balance to the body. As an active sports enthusiast, I know what it is like to be in pain. Because of that, I remain committed to finding techniques that quickly and effectively ease pain and increase mobility. […]
The range of motion of a joint in your body describes how it moves. A healthy range of motion means you have the flexibility needed to perform daily tasks and engage in movements that you enjoy. It’s also good to be balanced so that one side of your body is not restricted compared to the […]
In our last post, we looked at some common forms of massage therapy including Swedish massage, hot stone massage, deep connective tissue, neuromuscular therapy, sports massage, and reflexology. In this post, we’ll summarize some lesser known massage techniques. The following techniques may be lesser known, but they may be a perfect fit for you:
Massage is an incredibly versatile form of therapy. It can be used from everything from treating specific conditions, like low back pain and depression, to providing profound relaxation of body and mind. There are hundreds of types of techniques of massage. Here is a summary of some of the more common massage techniques and intended […]
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