Massage Therapy

Do you use CBD oil? We are hearing this question at Healing Touch Charlotte with more frequency. The short answer is no. The long and detailed answer is below: The question of CBD (cannabidol) oil use has arisen since the passage of the Federal Farm Bill, which grants states the power to legalize hemp products. [...]

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 [...]

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