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 […]

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 […]

Benefits of Infrared Light and Infrared Saunas

Infrared Sauna Picture

What is infrared?       Infrared light makes up a significant proportion of the radiation we receive from the sun. In fact, 50% of the radiation emitted by the sun lies in the infrared spectrum. We divide the infrared spectrum into two categories: Near Infrared, which lies in the 700 – 810 nm wavelengths, […]

Benefits of Massage, and getting your “Vitamin (T)ouch”

Massage Therapy

As society is driving people further apart, both through the increasing use and reliance of technology and in a post-pandemic “Zoom” world of online meetings and online dating, physical touch is going to be a nutrient that will become more and more deficient in the population. What does Vitamin (T)ouch do for us? On a […]