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...
    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...
    24
    Mar

    What is a Sports Massage?

    We know that athletes can be more susceptible to injury and sore muscles due to having too much physical activity or sometimes just getting an injury during their sporting activity. A sports massage can help with not only relieving those injuries or sore muscles but to help...
    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

    Connective Tissue – Erica Whitman

    When most people think of the makeup of their body’s, they think bones, muscles, organs and skin. But have you ever wondered what fills in the space between? The body is a fascinating make up of so many different systems and pieces, but the one thing that holds everything...
    20
    Oct

    Adductor Muscles – Nicole Gillett

    Your adductor muscles are found on your inner thigh. Your adductors are made up of 6 small muscles: Adductor magnus (this muscle has a hamstring part and adductor part), gracilis, adductor longus, adductor brevis, obturator externus, pectineus, and adductor minimus (also...
    22
    Sep

    Biceps Muscle – Nicole Gillett

    Your biceps muscle lies on the upper arm between your shoulder and elbow. It has 2 heads: a long head and a short head. That’s how she got its name “bi” meaning 2. Both heads originate on the scapula (shoulder blade) and come together to make one muscle and join just past...
    11
    Sep

    Levator Scapula – Nicole Gillett

    The legator scapula muscle is located on the back and a little to the side of the neck. Its function is in its name, it lifts the scapula (Shoulder blade). We, as massage therapists, work on this muscle a lot due to it being tight on pretty much everyone. Bad posture and working...
    08
    Aug

    Sciatic Pain – Sarah Fischer

    Sciatic pain, also referred to as sciatica, is a very common symptom that is felt in the lower back – buttock area and often refers down to your posterior thigh. At times, it may be felt all the way down into your foot. This pain is often characterized as a sharp, burning...
    16
    Jul

    Importance of our health history form – Nicole Gillett

    When a new client comes in for a massage, they have to fill out a health history form, which a lot of people see as annoying and a “waste” of time. But what a lot of you don’t realize is that everything on that paper is important for us to ensure that we are treating you in the...