05
    Sep

    What Is Active Release Techniques (ART)?

    What is the difference between Active Release Techniques and Fascia massage? Well to start, they are completely different. Active Release Techniques involves specifically directed tension by the therapist on the soft tissue in combination with specific movements performed either...
    04
    Sep

    What is Fascial Release Massage?

    You have probably heard the term Fascial Release Massage but maybe you didn’t know what it meant. Fascial Release massage involves manipulating the superficial and deeper layers of connective tissue surrounding the muscle, in order to facilitate the release of tension in...
    21
    Aug

    Should I have a 1 Hour Massage?

    Should I have a 1-hour massage? You would be surprised how often this question is asked. With a 1 hour session you get the full hour on the table. Not just 45 or 50 minutes like some other places. Our times are based fully on how much time you are getting the massage. With a 1...
    21
    Aug

    Can I get a Massage While Pregnant?

    You may be wondering if it is safe to get a pregnancy massage, the answer is yes. Make sure to get it okay’ed by your doctor first. If you are 3 months or more, it is safe in most cases, but you would have been told by your Doctor in advance if you are having a high-risk...
    18
    Aug

    Massage for Relaxation

    Relaxation massages offer many benefits to the client. In today’s day, we are always on high speed and rushing around. Whether getting to work, finishing an assignment, family, finances, appointments, and everything in between which can result in having high amounts of...
    20
    Jun

    What is a 4 Handed Massage?

    Sometimes people just need to pamper themselves. A massage is a great way to pamper, but have you ever thought about getting a 4 handed massage? Yes you heard right, a 4 handed massage. A 4 handed massage is exactly what it sounds like. You get the pleasure of having two massage...
    07
    Apr

    Can Massage help Night Shift Workers?

    The University of British Columbia (UBC) doctors may soon be releasing results of their study on the effects of massage therapy on stress and inflammation caused by individuals working night shifts. This clinical research started in February 2014 and was schedule for completion...
    31
    Mar

    Can Massage Help Post Partum Depression?

    With all the changes that go on after giving birth, some women experience postpartum depression. Did you know that massage can help with mothers who are postpartum? Massage can be given right after childbirth to help with the placenta, or ongoing after birth to decrease aches,...
    05
    Jan

    Massage Therapy and Fibromyalgia – Erica Whitman

    What is Fibromyaglia? The dictionary says; “a chronic disorder characterized by widespread musculoskeletal pain, fatigue, and tenderness in localized areas.” As with most diseases, many people have heard of them but don’t really understand them. The problem of people...
    05
    Nov

    Spasm/Cramps – Nicole Gillett

    A spasm is an involuntary contraction of a muscle. A cramp is a common term for a painful and prolonged muscle spasm. The muscles that are most commonly known for going into spasm are your calf muscles (gastrocnemius), soleus (muscle under your calf muscle), hamstrings, quadratus...