Massage Therapy is soft tissue manipulation of the body. It is one of the oldest recognized forms of healing. It involves a variety of techniques to help prevent, develop, maintain, or rehabilitate physical function or relieve pain. It is a clinically-oriented form of treatment that can help with many health conditions stemming from muscular dysfunction, overuse injuries, and many chronic pain syndromes. Traditional Swedish Massage Therapy usually involves lotions or oils on the skin with a variety of kneading and stroking techniques.
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Menopause & Massage?!
Are you suffering from the symptoms of menopause? If so, you are not alone! In fact, 80% of perimenopausal and menopausal women experience at least one clinical symptom and 40% seek medical advice. Did you know that massage therapy has been found to be very effective in treating many of the most common complaints? Some of these …
Pain in your butt?
The gluteal muscles of your buttocks are among the largest and strongest in the body. They are responsible for moving your leg at the hip joint. More specifically, they extend your thigh, help with rotation, and help keep your pelvis stabilized and strong. For example, every time you climb the stairs, get out of your …
The Wiring Mess of Stress
Stress is universal and unavoidable, but the key is to learn effective ways to deal with it. There are things that we can learn to do to maintain equanimity when faced with stress so that we can become more resilient. It is ultimately how we deal with stress, that will effect our well-being.