This week it seems like I’m seeing more frozen shoulders due to immobility after surgery. If someone has surgery on a shoulder and keeps it stationary too long, then scar tissue will form around the incision site as well as in the shoulder joint itself. This can cause the muscles of the shoulder to become [...]
What is oncology Massage? Oncology massage is an approach to massage therapy based in both specialized massage treatments and compassion to help people manage their experience with cancer. Review of the scientific literature (MD Anderson Cancer Center) indicates oncology massage helps improve the quality of life. Benefits include improved relaxation, sleep, and immune functions as [...]
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Time for a spring check-in Now that spring is here its time to check in with your body. If you haven’t had a massage in a while, you might be feeling a few aches and pains that you shouldn’t be feeling. If so, then its time to check in with Healing Touch Charlotte to schedule a [...]
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 [...]