Massage Therapy

June is National Safety Month! Healing Touch Charlotte is participating in safety awareness by sharing tips on ergonomics throughout June. This week’s tip is: SIT UP and MOVE Sit up and move to avoid “Tech Neck”. Tech Neck is pain caused when a person leans towards the screen while engaged in extended computer work. The [...]

June is National Safety Month!  Healing Touch Charlotte is participating in safety awareness by sharing tips on ergonomics throughout June. Ergonomics as defined by Medocinet: Ergonomics: The science of making things fit people. Ergonomics uses knowledge from the fields of anatomy, mechanics, physiology, and psychology to utilize human energy most effectively. Something that is ergonomic [...]

On occasion I’m asked what type of reference works does a professional massage therapist need? One of the most useful has been: Stretching Anatomy by Arnold G. Nelson and Jouko Kokkonen (authors) and Jason M. Alexander (illustrator). Champaing, IL: Human Kinetics, 2007. I find this book to be not just an important resource in my [...]

1. For men: Don’t sit on your wallet! When you put your wallet in your back pocket, that’s what you’re doing. That makes you sitting in a unbalanced posture, adding to back discomfort. This is a common complaint of truckers and sales reps. A helpful hint for those of you who travel a lot by [...]

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