Massage

Four Benefits of Massage for Mental Health

Recognizing the greater need for mental health services of all kinds, especially in the wake of Covid and the lockdowns, has become of paramount importance in the last couple of years. And many people are looking for drug-free alternatives to improve mental health. Massage therapy is a great option to improve not only mental health but other physical health concerns as well. Here are just four benefits of how massage therapy can help improve mental health.  continue reading »

Thai Massage: What to Expect

Many people think of massage as a relaxing and soothing experience at a spa or resort. However, one form of massage, Thai massage, is a bit more of an interactive experience. If you are expecting to lie on a massage table and possibly fall asleep then this is not the massage for you. Here’s what you can expect from Thai massage. continue reading »

Three Benefits of Prenatal Massage Therapy

We all know how great a massage is when our muscles are tight and we are dealing with the stress of everyday life. However, many women are reluctant to enjoy the benefits of massage when they are pregnant. It’s always a good idea to check with your prenatal care provider before scheduling a massage just to make sure there are no concerns. And, don’t hesitate to share any concerns with us if you are expecting yet still want to enjoy a great relaxing massage. Moms to be, need it more than ever! continue reading »

Understanding Massage Cupping

For most people, their exposure to cupping therapy is as extensive as seeing the pictures of people with giant welts on their skin after undergoing treatment. But why would people resort to something that looks so strange and potentially painful? What does cupping therapy do for the body and why is it gaining in popularity? continue reading »

Regular Massage Helps Arthritis Sufferers

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, approximately 58.5 million U.S. adults suffered from arthritis from 2013-2015. That’s about one in four U.S. adults with women being impacted more commonly than men. The Mayo Clinic defines arthritis as the swelling and tenderness of one or more of your joints. The main symptoms are joint pain and stiffness and this typically worsens as we get older. The good news is that regular massage therapy has been shown to help deal with the stiffness and pain that comes from arthritis. continue reading »