The ancient Chinese art of foot reflexology applies to areas of the foot that correspond to the energy of specific organs and body parts to promote healing and release energy blockages.
February is heart health month, which makes it the perfect time to focus on what we can do to take care of our cardiac system. Massage can play an important role in heart health, especially for individuals managing cardiovascular issues, high blood pressure and high stress, according to studies...
Muscle fatigue, joint stress and pain can be the result of a rigorous running schedule. But integrating sports massage into a fitness program and training plan can promote healing from injuries, alleviate chronic pain and increase range of motion for both adults and youths
From a pounding stress-induced tension headache to the stabbing pain of a migraine, headaches are a common complaint for many people. Often the first line of defense for relief from headaches is to reach for a bottle of over-the-counter pain medication. For some, strong prescription medication...
People who have regular massage sessions report feeling more balanced emotionally and less stressed, experience fewer aches and pains and feel less depressed. Because massage relaxes us, we can think more clearly, control our emotions more easily. Simply put, we feel better.
Shiatsu, which translates to “finger pressure,” is a Japanese-originated, Chinese medicine-based practice that works to amplify a body’s own ability to heal itself.
For some, December marks the beginning of the most wonderful time of the year. For others, January cannot come quickly enough. But even if you attach antlers to your car and where ugly sweaters to work, it’s easy to feel the pressure of the season on your schedule and on your body.
Many women have heard about prenatal massage or have seen it advertised, yet it remains a type of massage that is shrouded in mystery—or at least uncertainty.