Stress Management

Headaches & Massage

    “This project is such a headache!”   They’re so common that the term has become synonymous with an annoyance, but what are headaches, really? And can massage therapy really help? Different types, different causes. Headaches are pretty easily defined, and we all know one when we feel it: it’s a pain in the…

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Massage Therapy Helps Relieve Stress

Massage Therapy helps relieve stress. Stress relief is one of the first benefits that come to mind when thinking of massage therapy. It’s also a key component for anyone trying to achieve a healthier lifestyle. Clinical studies show that even a single 1 60 minute session can significantly lower heart rate, cortisol levels and insulin…

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Massage therapy and Wellness Massages Lowers Blood Pressure.

Massage therapy and Wellness massages lowers blood pressure.   High blood pressure has more misconceptions than nearly any other medical condition. Here are some common misconceptions according to the American Heart Association: Myth: You don’t need to have your high blood pressure checked until you reach middle age. Fact: Children as young as six can have high…

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Massage Therapy Encourages Relaxation

Massage Therapy Encourages Relaxation The body can create an unhealthy buildup of hormones when we’re  stressed out stuck in traffic, too many meetings, and work deadlines not to mention family responsibly. Pent-up levels of the “stress hormone” cortisol which can lead to headaches, sleeplessness, and even digestive problems just to mention a few. Enter massage…

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Massage Therapy Relieves Tension Headaches

Massage Therapy Relieves Tension Headaches It’s no wonder why so many people want to know how to relieve tension headaches. In the United States alone, more than 60% of the 45 million Americans who suffer from chronic headaches suffer from migraines. The disorder can be debilitating and typically results from high stress levels and/or lack…

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Massage Therapy Relaxes Muscles

Massage Therapy Relaxes Muscles We’ve all suffered from the soreness associated with an overly exuberant exercise session. But did you know that most Americans experience neck, back and muscle pain from another less-strenuous activity? Surprisingly, it’s sitting. Chronic back pain, which is the second most common cause of disability and a top reason for missing…

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Massage therapy and Wellness massage improves flexibility and range of motion.

Massage therapy and wellness massage improves flexibility and range of motion. Massage therapy is a beneficial treatment for maintaining and improving flexibility and motion. By working on muscles, connective tissues, tendons, ligaments, and joints, regular massage can improve your flexibility and range of motion, keeping your joints more fluid and making them less injury prone.…

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What is Hot Stone Massage

Hot Stone Massage Hot stone massage bears many similarities to Swedish massage, which is one of the most popular types of bodywork. For this technique, massage therapists put warmed stones on their clients’ bodies to relax muscles and soft tissues before (or after) a massage. You can enjoy the relaxing feel of the warm stones…

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What you get from a $100 Massage

For most people, money is the biggest obstacle to getting regular massage therapy. There, I said it. We don’t like to talk about money; it’s supposed to be a private issue. But I’m addressing it head on. Regular massage is a considerable budget item, and it’s important to acknowledge that. I know this because I…

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