Frozen Shoulder and the Extraordinary Power of Cupping Massage
Have you ever heard of frozen shoulder? It’s a pesky condition that causes pain and stiffness in your shoulder joint, making everyday tasks a real struggle. The culprit behind this annoyance is inflammation and adhesions in the connective tissues surrounding your shoulder. But fear not! There’s a technique called cupping massage that has been gaining […]
Massage Can Help With Sciatica Pain: Say Good-Bye to the Menacing Pain of Sciatica
Sciatica pain can be a real pain in the butt, literally. When your muscles become knotted and start to put pressure on your sciatic nerve, it can send shooting pains down your leg and make it difficult to go about your daily activities. Fortunately, massage therapy can be an effective tool in the battle against […]
How Does Massage Help Carpal Tunnel Pain? You Won’t be Doomed Forever.
What is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and what are the symptoms Carpal tunnel syndrome is a condition that affects the hands and wrists. The “carpal tunnel” is a small space in the wrist that contains the nerve that controls feeling in the hand. Carpal tunnel syndrome occurs when this nerve becomes compressed, resulting in tingling, […]
Plantar Fasciitis: What is it? Why does it happen? Why the hell does it hurt so much?
It seems to just appear one day. You wake up, step on the floor, and it feels like you stepped on a gazillion mini legos ALL ON YOUR HEEL! You limp around and look on the floor just to make sure you didn’t step on any legos. But there are none to be found. What […]
Lessons for Your Life AND Massage
I’ve learned a lot of lessons in my life! Some don’t really transfer to massage, but many of them do indeed transfer to the world of massage, getting a massage, and letting massage become a part of your life. Sit back because I’m gonna tell you a few of them: Good Results Take Time Like trying […]
Sometimes the pain might be felt in your jaw. Other times, you might feel pain in your neck. It can also cause headaches. And you are almost certain to feel popping or clicking in your jaw when you chew. What causes that? TMJ. TMJ is also known as Temporomandibular Joint and Muscle Disorder. […]
The Hip Flexors: Why do They Hate Me?
Everything was fine until that day it hurt to get out of bed. Maybe it hurts to climb into your SUV. It could be that it hurts to ride your bike these days. You’re minding your own business, living your life and then BAM! It’s like your muscles punish you for working IT or designing floor […]
Spark Joy with Geek Girl Massage Therapy
I don’t know about you, but I’ve already binged ALL of Marie Kondo’s tidying up show on Netflix. And, like so many others, I have already tackled my clothes, books, and kitchen stuff. This got me thinking though. What are 3 things about my Fort Worth massage practice that my clients really love? What sparks […]
How to Keep Tech Neck at Bay
This is the time of year when people start thinking of New Year’s Resolutions. A big resolution is always To Be Healthier and that usually includes exercising more. If your neck and shoulders are always in pain, it’s hard to start that exercise regimen. At Geek Girl Massage Therapy, I help people deal with Tech Neck […]