1. Defining Health through Massage

    A Wellness approach happens to be natural medicine: As a Massage practitioner, I like to refer to my work as functional movement and integrative medicine- The philosophy of natural medicine is a holistic model, with two cornerstones to health. 1- Balance 2- Wellness In our physical, emotional, and mental areas, when we are functioning optimally and in harmony, we resonate energy, enthusiasm, and f…Read More

  2. What is Cryo-Therapy? Is Cryotherapy Good for my Medical Condition?

    Cryo-therapy is the treatment of pain using a freezing method to deaden irritated nerves and release inflammation from the muscle. During whole body cryo-therapy, you are placed in a standing chamber, while the temperature drops significantly, to promote healing of the body. This provides a quicker and more effective alternative to the traditional ice bath. Cryotherapy Benefits: Cryo-therapy promo…Read More

  3. What is Lymphatic Drainage Massage?

    Lymphatic Drainage Massage can be used for pre and post-Surgery. Lymphatic drainage massage increases lymphatic circulation and helps detoxify the body. It drains sluggish lymph nodes. What are the benefits of lymphatic drainage massage?  The purpose of lymphatic drainage is to cleanse and regenerate tissues and organs to promote balance of chemistry. It stimulates the movement of lymph and enco…Read More

  4. Benefits of Massage Therapy for Runners

    At Medical & Sports Massage Inc., we treat a variety of athletes with our massage therapy services. As massage therapists, we are intimately familiar with the many ways that massage can help athletes. One athlete in particular who can benefit from massage therapy is the runner, which is why we offer our runner’s relief massage. Runners can do a lot of damage to their knees and hips, so it is…Read More

  5. Most Popular Types of Massage

    There are so many different types of massage out there, you may not be aware which is best for your needs. In this blog, we will go over the most popular types of massage so you can assess which one would be best for you. Swedish Massage One of the most common types of massage is Swedish massage. Swedish massage is the foundation of many other types of massage, and is based on anatomy and physiolo…Read More

  6. Medical Massage Benefits

    In the past, you may have associated massages with luxury spas and high-end sports clubs, but today, massage is available in a wide variety of settings. This is largely because we know that massage isn’t simply an indulgence anymore; massage can actually have a powerful transformative effect on your health. These days, many doctors will prescribe medical massage for their patients because there …Read More

  7. THE DIRTY DOZEN

    Ingredients to AVOID in personal care products What you put on your skin can go into your body to affect your health and sense of well-being - either negatively or positively. You can choose which . . . if you know the facts (which the "cosmetic conspiracy" wants to hide from you). As our body's biggest organ, your skin is your most important immune defense barrier as well as your largest organ fo…Read More

  8. Which Fruits and Vegetables Have the Most Pesticides?

    By Dr. Mercola If you eat strawberries in your morning smoothie or as a quick snack, make sure they're organic. In an Environmental Working Group (EWG) analysis of 48 fruits and vegetables, strawberries earned the dubious moniker of most contaminated with pesticide residues.1 They beat out apples (last year's top offender) and were found to be almost universally contaminated — 98 percent of samp…Read More

  9. THE RESEARCH BEHIND HOW MASSAGE CAN HELP WITH LOW BACK PAIN

    National Institute of health statistic indicates that 80% of adults ages 30-60 in the US have reported low back pain, in addition adults ages 50-60 reported chronic muscle tension. Mild discomfort to intense and debilitating pain, dull or sharp localized diffuse intermittent, or constant pain, muscle tenderness ache or spasm, sharp shooting or stabbing pain, stiffness or limited range of motion. R…Read More

  10. FIBROMYALGIA

    A neuromuscular therapist that understands Fibro-my-algia Fibromyalgia is a group of signs and symptoms (FMS) that involve chronic pain in muscles, tendons, ligaments, and soft tissues. Researchers suggest that FMS is related to sleep disorders, endocrine, and neurotransmitter imbalances, and one’s emotional state. Sleep studies of FMS patients reveal that they seldom or never enter the deepest …Read More