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Do you have headaches, jaw pain, clicking of the jaw when you open your mouth wide and neck pain? One possibility could be TMJ. Temporomandibular Joint Syndrome – or TMJ – is a dysfunction caused by the misalignment of the jaw. This syndrome can cause pain and clicking when the jaw is opened. It can [...]

In previous posts, we’ve covered ways that massage therapy can help with specific, individual health issues. But as you are more than just the sum of our individual parts, so are the effects of massage on your health overall. Per research with the American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA), massage can help with each of these [...]

April is stress awareness month – held every April since 1992. Stress can affect your health and well-being in several ways. Stressed people are more susceptible to: headaches high blood pressure heart disease depression a lowered immune system insomnia To alleviate the effects of stress, you can: exercise – exercise and time spent outdoors can [...]

Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia is a chronic condition that is characterized by widespread muscle and joint pain and fatigue. Other symptoms that commonly occur with Fibromyalgia include:  Anxiety or depression Decreased pain threshold or tender points Sleep problems (waking up unrefreshed) Problems with memory or thinking clearly Morning stiffness Headaches Tingling or numbness in hands or feet  Source  Tender point [...]

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