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A Friendly Guide to Common Contraindications for Massage Therapy

If you’re a fan of relaxation, rejuvenation, and all things zen, you’ve probably considered or indulged in a massage therapy session at some point in your life. But did you know that not everyone can hop onto the massage table without a second thought? Yep, that’s right! There are some common contraindications for massage therapy […]

Say Goodbye to Neck and Shoulder Pain: Unraveling the Mystery and Embracing Massage Magic!

Do you often find yourself with nagging neck and shoulder pain? Well, you’re not alone!  Unmasking the Culprit – Repetitive Stress Injuries  Ah, the marvels of the modern world! With our laptops, smartphones, and endless scrolling, we’ve inadvertently become masters of the repetitive stress game. These actions, though seemingly harmless, can cause our muscles and […]

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 […]

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, numbness, […]

Life Lessons and Massage: A Holistic Approach to Wellness

Embarking on a journey of self-improvement often involves integrating valuable lessons learned in various aspects of life.  And, 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 […]

TMJ Massage

Are you tired of the persistent pain in your jaw or the throbbing headaches that just won’t go away? Maybe you’ve noticed the uncomfortable popping or clicking sounds when you chew. If you’re nodding along, you might be dealing with TMJ—Temporomandibular Joint and Muscle Disorder.  Guess what?  A TMJ Massage could help ease your symptoms.  […]

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 […]