relaxation massage

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 [...]

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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 [...]

Swedish massage is usually considered a light, relaxing, stress relief type of massage, and is a type of full body massage that incorporates techniques of effleurage, petrissage, friction, tapotement, and vibration. Effleurage is a long, smooth stroke that slides over the skin and is usually very fluid feeling. This gliding stroke is often used to [...]

Source: http://www.runnersworld.com/injury-treatment/understanding-your-fascia?page=single Fascia is a sheet of connective tissue covering or binding together body structures, and is very widespread yet likely the least understood network of the human body.Fascia is made up primarily of densely packed collagen fibers that create a full body that wrap and divide every one of our muscles, bones, nerves, blood [...]