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...
    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...
    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...
    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,...
    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...
    18
    Dec

    Plantar Fasciitis and Massage – Erica Whitman

    Plantar Fasciitis is a painful injury to the ligament attached at the bottom of the food. It is often caused by repetitive overuse, improper support or too much weight. The result is a burning painful inflammation in the sole and arch of the foot. Most often, it is worse in the...
    04
    Dec

    Massage and Remedial Exercises – Erica Whitman

    Most people think that massage therapists are only good for the hands for an hour. After that, they are on their own. This is not true. All massage therapists take in school training on stretches and strengthening. We are able to provide home care work for the client to do at...
    18
    Nov

    Gastrocnemius and Soleus Muscle – Nicole Gillett

    The gastroc muscle is the big muscle of your calf which you can see and feel. This muscle has two heads that run from the back of the knee to the heel. When the two tendons come together at the heel, this forms the achilles tendon. The gastroc muscle is primarily involved in...