deep tissue massage

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 [...]

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Your first massage appointment is very exciting. The opportunity to ease tension is always something to look forward to. But, like any new experience, it can also be a little nerve-wracking when you don’t know what to expect. Here are some pointers for your first appointment: Show up a few minutes early Massage therapy is [...]

Frozen Shoulder

Image Source: http://www.frozenshoulder.com/images/shoulder_capsule_image.jpg Frozen shoulder, also known as adhesive capsulitis, is a condition characterized by stiffness and pain in your shoulder joint as a result of swelling of the articular shoulder capsule, restricting its mobility. Symptoms usually begin gradually and then worsen over time and then resolve, often within one or two years. Risk of [...]

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