The Basics Of Thai Massage: Techniques, Benefits, And Tips

Friday, November 9th, 2018
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When most people think of massages, they think of Swedish massage or deep tissue therapy. Unlike these methods, Thai massage does not include gliding or kneading motions and can be done while clothed. If you have been interested in getting Thai massage, but aren’t sure if it is right for you, the following can help you decide… [Read More]

How Good Communication Can Give You A Great Massage Experience

Monday, August 13th, 2018
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A good massage experience takes a little work on your part, although the skill of the therapist is just as important. Communication is key when working with any health provider. You should let your massage therapist know your health goals and preferences as they relate to this therapy. This communication is important because your therapist has your best interest in mind, but will still need your input. Most massage therapists have been trained in personal care techniques, so clear communication between you and your therapist should result in a great experience… [Read More]

How Massage Therapy Can Help With Sciatica Pain

Thursday, June 14th, 2018
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If you experience back pain, then you are not alone. Around 80% of the population of America experiences some type of back pain. Sciatica, one of the most common types of back condition, has a signature pulsing pain that radiates through your hip, leg, and foot. The following can help you understand your sciatica and how massage therapy can relieve your symptoms… [Read More]

What Is The Critz Massage Technique And How Can It Help You?

Tuesday, June 12th, 2018
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The Critz massage technique was created by Michael Critz as a way to treat patients that suffer from chronic pain. He became a licensed massage therapist in the early 90’s and has been practicing for over 20 years. Critz teaches classes on his special massage technique in San Antonio, Texas. The Critz massage technique is becoming more popular among massage therapists as a pain-free method for treating chronic pain in patients of any age… [Read More]

Acupuncture Vs. Cupping Therapy: Which Is Best For You?

Wednesday, May 9th, 2018
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Alternative healing methods and therapies have grown in popularity over traditional western medicine over the years. The Mayo clinic has reported that at some time during their lives, about 40% of Americans have chosen these types of treatment. You may have many questions about acupuncture and cupping therapy if you are considering one of these techniques. The following can help you decide which is best for you… [Read More]

How The 5 Steps Of Swedish Massage Can Help You Heal

Wednesday, March 7th, 2018
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Massage is one of the most beneficial and relaxing treatments you can receive and there are many different techniques used in this therapy. It is important to understand them so you can get the proper treatment for your specific needs… [Read More]

Did You Know Massage Can Help With These 6 Health Conditions?

Monday, February 26th, 2018
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To most people, massage therapy is specifically used for the alleviation of stiffness and pain in the back. However, there are many forms of massage that can treat a variety of ailments. The following are six health conditions that massage therapy is known to help treat… [Read More]

7 Things To Know About Your First Acupuncture Appointment

Tuesday, October 31st, 2017
What you should know about your first acupuncture appointment with back to basics massage studio

Acupuncture has a long history of helping people with a variety of medical issues and relaxation needs. For those who have never tried it, the process can seem a little unnerving, but there is no need to worry. A well-trained and experienced professional will put you at ease before and during your appointment. Here are some things you should expect from your first acupuncture appointment… [Read More]

How Massage Can Decrease Your Back Pain During Pregnancy

Thursday, September 28th, 2017
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The benefits of massage therapy include alleviating pregnancy-related back pain. In addition to relief from back pain, this therapy can help you get better sleep, improve your mood, and reduce swelling during your pregnancy. You may have some concerns about receiving a massage while pregnant, but this care is safe when administered by an experienced professional. The following will help you decide if massage therapy is right for you during your pregnancy… [Read More]

5 Things You Should Share With Your Massage Therapist

Tuesday, August 8th, 2017
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Every massage should be tailored to the individual receiving it. While most massage therapists are fairly intuitive and able to read each body’s individual physical and muscular issues, they are not psychic. Communication is critical to receiving the full benefits of your massage. Here are a few things you should discuss with your massage therapist, both before, during, and after therapy, to ensure the best experience possible… [Read More]