Massage Myth Busting, Part One

BLOG: Massage Myth Busting, Part One Schedule Online Now!Instant Gift Certificates This is the first in a series of massage myth blog posts. If you’ve received a massage, you may have heard one or more of the following massage myths. You may have even heard them...

Why I am No Longer Using the Term “Trigger Point”

BLOG: Why I am No Longer Using the Term "Trigger Point" Schedule Online Now!Instant Gift Certificates What is Trigger Point Therapy? Myofascial trigger points have been described as bands of taut, sensitive fascia (connective tissue that wraps and interlaces...

Don’t Just Sit There … Do Something!

BLOG: Don't Just Sit There ... Do Something! Schedule Online Now!Instant Gift Certificates Use It or Lose It Movement is no exception. The less often you move, the more likely you are to lose your ability to move over time. Slowly but surely your stillness — your lack...

Massage Speeds Healing for Osgood-Schlatter’s Disease

BLOG: Massage Speeds Healing for Osgood-Schlatter's Disease Schedule Online Now!Instant Gift Certificates Note: I now offer specific treatment for Osgood-Schlatter’s Disease. What is Osgood-Schlatter’s Disease? Osgood-Schlatter’s disease is the most...

The “Ice” in RICE Treatment No Longer Recommended

BLOG: The "Ice" in RICE Treatment No Longer Recommended Schedule Online Now!Instant Gift Certificates Ice has been recommended by medical professionals for decades as a suitable treatment to reduce inflammation and speed recovery from injury. Now that is changing, as...

Fibromyalgia and 5 Weeks of Massage

BLOG: Fibromyalgia and 5 Weeks of Massage Schedule Online Now!Instant Gift Certificates A recent review of randomized controlled studies has shown that massage is an effective treatment for fibromyalgia sufferers if treatments are frequent (once a week) and consistent...