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Your Guide to Alternative Healing

November 18, 2008 | 0 Comments

Do you wish that the pathway to optimum health was paved with less visits to the doctor and fewer prescription medications? It can! Sixty-two percent of all Americans have discovered the secret healing powers of exemplary alternative remedies. They are safe, effective, and have few side effects. Ask your doctor how you can hasten recovery […]

Massage Therapy Technique–Using Your Hand to Glide Over Fascia

November 2, 2008 | 0 Comments

Have you ever removed the skin off turkey when preparing a turkey dinner for Thanksgiving? Are you familiar with the thin, transparent, membranous substance underneath the skin and surrounding muscle? That substance is called fascia. It resembles saran wrap and covers every cell, muscle, bone, and organ in the human body. It also forms a […]

Head Away those Headaches – With Trigger Point Massages

October 27, 2008 | 0 Comments

It seems unbelievable, but there was a period when I fervently wished I would have a headache, just so I would know how one felt. A few of us learnt a basic trick of married life pretty early on – that a headache could be used as an excuse to get out of doing stuff […]

Pain—An Important Part of Healing in Massage Therapy

October 12, 2008 | 0 Comments

Pain is the result when the body undergoes an injury. Have you ever twisted your ankle? As soon as the ankle swells up with inflammation, pain begins, and the muscles surrounding the site of injury undergo muscle spasm. That is, they tighten up. This tightening of muscle around the injury is the body’s natural way […]

What is Rolfing? Who Can Benefit?

October 5, 2008 | 0 Comments

Rolfing is form of bodywork that involves loosening the fascia covering our muscles and other organs and aligning the body to help promote better posture. It is the goal of rolfing to provide postural release and support the body so that it functions to its fullest potential. Structural abnormalities can promote dysfunction or even pain. […]

What is Myofascial Release in Massage Therapy?

October 4, 2008 | 0 Comments

Myofascial release is a highly specialized stretching method utilized by massage therapists to treat patients with various soft tissue disorders. To know what myofascial release is and why it works so well, one must know something about fascia. Fascia refers to the thin layer of connective tissue that covers all organs of the body. This […]