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Stay Connected While You Socially Distance

For most of us, one of the hardest things about the measures weโ€™rehaving to take to contain the spread of COVID-19 is social distancing.Human beings are sociable creatures; we thrive on connections, andphysical connection through touch (which is why massage is so vital).While we canโ€™t do much about the physical distance that this virushas putContinue reading “Stay Connected While You Socially Distance”

What treatment is available for chronic pain?

What treatment is available for chronic pain? Pain can affect everyone, it doesn’t discriminate. Most people will experience an episode of severe pain at some point in their life. For 20% of adults, this pain is persistent and associated with loss; loss of function, identity, in some cases mental health, and in many, loss ofContinue reading “What treatment is available for chronic pain?”

Can You Work Out After a Full-Body Massage?

Can You Work Out After a Full-Body Massage? Save a full-body massage for after your workout; don’t get one before. After a massage, wait about 24 hours before engaging in vigorous exercise, such as running or weight training. Exercising too soon after a massage session may impair recovery from the massage, increase soreness and inhibitContinue reading “Can You Work Out After a Full-Body Massage?”

What Are the Benefits of Massage in Body Building?

What Are the Benefits of Massage in Body Building? The benefits of massage in bodybuilding may increase your competitiveness by enhancing your performance and helping you reach your physical potential. The effects of hard training and injuries can impair your bodybuilding development. Massage can combat the negative effects of bodybuilding and might even help youContinue reading “What Are the Benefits of Massage in Body Building?”

Exercises for the pain between shoulder blades and spine.

How to do the exercises Lower neck and upper back (rhomboid) stretch Lower neck and upper back (rhomboid) stretch, Stretch your arms out in front of your body. Clasp one hand on top of your other hand. Gently reach out so that you feel your shoulder blades stretching away from each other. Gently bend yourContinue reading “Exercises for the pain between shoulder blades and spine.”

Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction-Lower back pain that feels dull, aching and can spread to the hips,buttocks groin and/or back of the thighs.

Dysfunction in the sacroiliac joint, also called the SI joint, can sometimes cause lower back and/or leg pain. Leg pain from sacroiliac joint dysfunction can be particularly difficult to differentiate from radiating leg pain caused by a lumbar disc herniation(sciatica) as they can feel quite similar. For decades, the sacroiliac joint was suspected as aContinue reading “Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction-Lower back pain that feels dull, aching and can spread to the hips,buttocks groin and/or back of the thighs.”

SPORTS MASSAGE VS. DEEP TISSUE MASSAGE

If you need a massage but youโ€™re not sure what will work for you, it might be worth reading this article which details the differences between three popular massage techniques. Of course, there are so many options and really, it depends on many different things, such as the discomfort youโ€™re in, the type of resultContinue reading “SPORTS MASSAGE VS. DEEP TISSUE MASSAGE”