Cranial-Sacral Therapy

Cranial – Sacral Therapy In contrast to other forms of bodywork like massage, cranial sacral is a very gentle and subtle approach to resolving imbalances in the body, specifically along the spinal column. Although the touch is light (no greater than the pressure of the weight of a nickel), the affects can be just as […]

Myofascial Release

Myofascial Release Massage What is Myofascial Tissue? In general, fascia refers to the sheets of connective tissue enveloping the body beneath the skin, and enclosing and compartmentalizing muscle tissue layers and muscle groups. Fascia provides attachments for muscles and encourages venous return within the lower extremities, and also connects muscles to other muscles. There are […]

Deep Tissue Massage

Deep Tissue Massage What is deep tissue massage? Deep tissue is a targeted massage strategy used to treat musculoskeletal issues. The techniques used in deep tissue involve applying sustained pressure using slow, deep strokes to target the deep, inner layers of muscles and connective tissue. Deep tissue is great for sports injuries, such as strains, […]

Tension Headaches

Tension Headaches & Massage What are they? Tension headaches are the most common type of headache, typically caused by muscle tension in the neck, shoulders, and upper back. Unlike other forms of headaches, tension headaches do not cause nausea, vomiting, or light sensitivity. The pain tends to be steady instead of throbbing, and affects both […]

HALO Light Therapy @ OHC

HALO Light Therapy @ OHC What is the HALO system and how does it work? The HALO system combines chemistry and physics to transmit photons of ultraviolet light through various herbal homeopathic formulas and into living tissues for therapeutic applications. The exact physical mechanisms of the HALO system can be difficult to wrap the mind […]

Adhesive Capsulitis

Adhesive Capsulitis (Frozen Shoulder) & Massage What is Adhesive Capsulitis? Frozen shoulder is a condition where the shoulder joint feels stiff and exhibits limited range of motion. External rotation is the most limited movement, so it feels like the shoulder is stuck in a forward and rotated position. In adhesive capsulitis of the shoulder, this […]

Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar Fasciitis & Massage What is it?  Plantar fascia is indicated primarily by heel pain, and is defined as an inflammation of the plantar fascia that extends from the heel to the toes The body is surrounded by a layer of connective tissue that we call fascia. It is responsible for connecting various muscles, tendons, […]

Thoracic Outlet Syndrome

Thoracic Outlet Syndrome & Massage What is it? Thoracic Outlet Syndrome is a condition were the nerves between the lower neck and the armpit are compressed, causing pain, numbness, and/or tingling down the arm and in the fingers. Pain can be persistent or intermittent, and can be sharp, burning, or aching. In the hands, TOS […]

Sinus Pressure

Sinus Pressure (and How to Relieve It) What causes it? The sinuses in the face are air-filled spaces within the facial bones that are connected to the nasal passages. The sinuses help to humidify the air we breath in and to produces mucous that helps trap bacteria and other environmental particles and pollutants. When the […]